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What does Arletta mean?

Arletta Pronunciation of Arletta [ar-let-ta] as a girls' name is an alternate form of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin. Arletta is also a derivative of Arlette: probably of Norman French origin.


Arletta has 1 variant: Arleta.

16 more alternative forms via Arlene, Arlette: Arla, Arlana, Arlean, Arleana, Arlee, Arleen, Arleena, Arleene, Arlen, Arlena, Arlet, Arleth, Arletha, Arleyne, Arlina and Arlinda.

Creative forms:
(female) Arletna, Arletti, ..

(male) Arletar, Arletto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arletta Ali (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arletta?

Arletta is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2524 out of 4276, Top 59%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Arletta reached its top rank of #1037 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arletta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arletta outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Arlene (#1376 in recent rankings), Arlette (#1663), Arleth (#1782), Arletha, Arlinda, Arleta, Arlee, Arleen, Arlena, Arla and Arlean are the popular alternative forms of Arletta listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Arlet, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Arletta was widespread in the 1930s (median #1345) and has become significantly diminished since (#1901, 95%), with forms such as Arleen becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arletta, Arla, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlena, Arlene, Arleta, Arleth, Arletha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlette, Arlinda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arletta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Arletta is pronounced similarly to Earletta and Erletta. Other recommended names are Agnetta, Alesta, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Aletia, Aletta, Alette, Alletta, Allette, Anetta, Annetta, Areta, Aretha, Aretta, Arette, Argenta, Ariette, Arlea, Arlenna (see Arlinda), Arnett, Arnetta, Arnette, Artlette, Bretta, Brietta, Carletta, Coletta, Eletta, Elletta, Erlette, Gretta, Joletta, Karletta, Loletta, Oletta, Oretta, Ornetta (see Arnette), Saletta and Valetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arletta.

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