What does Claretha mean?
Associated with: bright (light).
(female) Caretha, Clauretha, ..
(male) Clarechan, Clarechaz, ..
How popular is Claretha?
Claretha is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3660 out of 4276, Top 86%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Claretha for girls. Claretha was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1652 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Claretha listed in the Top 2000 are Clara (#98 in 2015), Clare (#730), Claretta, Clarinda, Clarissa (#700) and Clarita. Other forms, like Clarabeth, are uncommon. These forms of Claretha were at the top of their popularity 135 years ago (usage of 2.23%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.25%, ▼89%), with forms such as Clara becoming less fashionable. Clare is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation.
Recommended names are Aletha, Aretha, Bartha, Calantha, Caltha, Camesha, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Caresa, Caressa, Caretta, Carita, Caritta, Carleta, Carletha, Carlethe, Carletta, Carmesha, Catha, Charela (see Harela), Charesa, Charisha, Charita, Charletta, Claea, Clairesa (see Clarissa), Clairessa, Claireta, Clairette, Clairita, Clarecia, Clarene, Claresa, Claressa, Claresta, Clareta, Clarette, Clarey, Clarica, Clarisa▼, Clariza, Clarrisa (see Clarissa), Claudetta (see Claudia), Clayrette, Cleantha, Cleta, Cliantha, Coretta, Corretta, Eartha, Floretta, Gretha, Klaretta, Laretha, Laretta, Lauretha, Maretta, Martha▼, Oletha, Oretha, Sabetha, Tabetha and Taletha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Claretha.See names in meaning and etymology.