What does Etta mean?
Etta \e(t)-ta\ as a girls' name is pronounced ETT-ah. It is of English origin. Short form of names like Henrietta, Rosetta, Lauretta, Marietta, Nicoletta, Pauletta and Simonetta. Originally an Italian feminine dimmunitive suffix.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Harriet.
Etta▼ has 38 more related variations via Henrietta, Lauretta, Marietta, Pauletta, Rosetta: Enrichetta, Enrichette, Enriqueta, Hatsie, Hatsy, Hattie▼, Hatty, Heike, Hendrika, Henia, Henie, Henka, Hennie, Henrie, Henrieta, Henriette▼, Henrika, Henryetta, Hetta, Hette, Hettie▼, Laretta, Larretta, Laurita, Leretta, Loreta, Loretta▼, Lorita, Lorretta, Lowretta, Maretta, Mariet, Mariette, Maryetta, Paulita, Rosita▼, Yetta▼ and Yettie.
Etta is a very popular first name for females (#536 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Etta for girls. Etta reached its highest rank of #77 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Hattie (#590 the previous year), Pauletta, Loretta, Marietta, Rosetta, Yetta, Rosita, Lauretta, Hettie, Ettie, Harriet, Henrietta, Henriette and Enriqueta are the popular variation forms of Etta. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5399%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.0273%, down 94.9%), with versions such as Etta, Ettie, Harriet, Henrietta and Henriette falling out of fashion. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Etta and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Etta▼ is pronounced similarly to Atti, Ettey, Etti, Ita, Uta and Yuta. Other recommended similar baby names are Eda▼, Edda, Esta▼, Eth, Etha▼ and Etna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Etta.