What does Letty mean?
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.
(female) Laty, Leety, ..
(male) Letly, Leton, ..
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)
Shown below is the birth name history of Letty for girls. Letty reached its peak rank of #1109 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is presently at #1666. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the statistics of the girl name Letty and corresponding 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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.