What does Claretta mean?
Claretta /cla-ret-ta/ as a girls' name. Claretta's root is Latin, and the name Claretta means "bright, famous". Claretta is a version, with the suffix -tta, of Claire (Latin): French variation of Clara.
Claretta has 44 more alternative forms via Claire, Clara: Ceara, Cearra, Ciara▼, Ciarra, Claireen, Clairene, Clairette, Clairey, Clairinda, Clairissa, Clarabel, Clarabeth, Clare▼, Clarene, Claresta, Claretha, Clarey, Clari, Claribel▼, Claribella, Clarice▼, Clarie, Clarina, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissa▼, Clarisse, Claritza, Clarizza, Clarrie, Clarry, Clary, Claryce, Clayre, Clayrette, Clayrinda, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Cliara, Clorinda, Klara, Klarissa and Klarra.Kreatif forms: Claretca, Clarettla, Clearetta. [more]
How popular is Claretta?
Claretta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4082 out of 4276, Top 95%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Claretta and associated names. Claire (#44 2 years ago), Clara (#108), Ciara (#673), Clare (#723), Clarissa (#765), Clarisa, Klara, Claribel, Ciarra, Clarice and Clarine are the prominent varying forms of Claretta (not ranked). Other variants, like Clarry, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Claretta was common in 1994 (usage of 0.3354%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.2443%, down 27.2%), but with the forms Ciara, Clarissa, Clare, Clarice and Claribel becoming somewhat dated. Claire has been the most prevalent, and Clara appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)