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Coretta meaning and name origin
Coretta \c(o)-retta, cor(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced ka-RET-a. Elaborated form of Cora, using the -etta ending (originally an Italian diminutive form). Name of the wife of American civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King.
Coretta has 1 variant form: Corretta.
For more information, see also the related name Kora.
Baby names that sound like Coretta are Caretta and Koretta.
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Popularity of Coretta
Coretta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2322 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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