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, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Lettie and related names. Leticia (#1421 from current records), Letta, Letty, Letitia, Aleta, Leta, Letha and Latia are the prominent related forms of Lettie. 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.