What does Lettie mean?
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.
(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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.