Meaning and name origin
Laretha \l(a)-re-tha\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Laretha is "excellence; righteous". Laretha is a variant of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin, the "goddess of soul".
Laretha is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laretha and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Aretha. (2014 statistics).
Laretha is also pronounced similarly to Lauretha. Other suggested similar baby names are Laretta, Larita, Larretta, Lauretta▼, Leretta, Loreta and Loretta▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Laretha.