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What does Letty mean?

Letty Pronunciation of Letty [let-ty] as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Letty is "footloose; joy". Letty is an alternate form of Aleta (Greek): also version of Alethea. Letty is also a form of Letitia (Latin): Latin version of the name.

Associated with: greek, joy.


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

8 more different relations via Aleta, Letitia: Aletta, Alette, Eletta, Latia, Leda, Letha, Letice and Lettice.

Creative forms:
(female) Laty, Lity, ..

(male) Letly, Leton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Letty Hana (L.H.), ..

How popular is Letty?

Letty is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2249 out of 4276, Top 53%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Letty reached its peak rank of #1109 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is presently at #1666. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lettie (#1946 via latest list), Letitia, Letta, Letha, Leta, Aletta, Latia, Leda and Aleta are the popular variation forms of Letty (#1666 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lettice, are uncommon. These forms of Letty were popular as birth names during 1890-1899 (median #961) and are now significantly less common, with forms like Lettie becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Letty, Aleta, Aletta, Latia, Leda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leta, Letha, Letitia, Letta, Lettie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Letty is alike in pronunciation to Lata, Latoya, Leeta, Leota, Letoya, Lita, Lotie, Lotta, Lottee, Lottey, Lotti, Lottie and Lotty. Other recommended names are Berty, Betty, Dotty, Etty, Gerty, Hatty, Hetty, Hitty, Kitty, Leith, Lesly, Lesy, Lethe, Lexy, Lotte, Matty, Natty, Netty, Patty and Tetty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Letty.

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