What does Laretha mean?
Laretha /la-re-tha/ as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Laretha means "excellence; righteous". Laretha is a version of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin. Loreth is a familiar surname.
How popular is Laretha?
Laretha is an unusual given name for females. Laretha is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Laretha and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Laretha (outside Top 1000) are Aretha and Retha. Adoption of these relations of Laretha was well-received during the years 1920-1929 (average #731) and has become less since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Laretha is alike in pronunciation 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.