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What does Lettie mean?

Lettie Pronunciation of Lettie [let-tie] as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin origin, and the name Lettie means "footloose; joy". Lettie is a version of Aleta (Greek): also variation of Alethea. Lettie is also a variation of Letitia (Latin): Latin variation of the name.

Associated with: greek, joy.


Lettie has 4 variants: Leta, Letta, Lettee and Letty.

Lettie has 9 more relations via Aleta, Letitia: Alette, Laetitia, Latia, Letha, Letice, Leticia, Letizia, Lettice and Lettitia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Letie, Litie, ..

(male) Letle, Letnie, ..

How popular is Lettie?

Lettie is a very popular first name for women (#1171 out of 4276, Top 27%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#110523 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Lettie for girls. Lettie reached its highest rank of #219 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1946 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lettie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lettie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of Lettie and related names. Leticia (#1476 from current records), Letty (#1666), Letta, Letitia, Aleta, Leta, Letha and Latia are the prominent related forms of Lettie (#1946 from current records). Other forms, like Letizia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Lettie reached its apex in the 1890s (average #1009) and is now much reduced, with versions like Letha becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lettie, Aleta, Latia, Leta, Letha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leticia, Letitia, Letta, Letty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lettie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lettie is pronounced similarly to Latoia, Leeta, Leota, Letoya, Lotie, Lotta, Lottee, Lottey, Lotti, Lottie and Lotty. Other recommended names are Attie, Beatie, Beattie, Bertie, Bethie, Betsie, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Bettine, Bettye, Dottie, Ettie, Gertie, Hattie, Hette, Hettie, Hittie, Jette, Kittie, Lealie, Leith, Leitha, Leithe, Leithia, Leonie, Leslie, Lethe, Lethia, Letrice, Lexie, Lezlie, Lidie, Lotte, Lydie, Mattie, Mette, Nattie, Netti, Nettia, Nettie, Pattie, Tottie, Yette and Yettie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lettie.

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