Meaning and Name Origin
Letty \l(et)-ty\ as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Letty is "footloose; joy". Letty is a form of Aleta (Greek): also variant of Alethea. Letty is also a form of Letitia (Latin): Latin form of the name, of which Lettice was the form in medieval England.
Letty has 24 more different forms via Aleta, Letitia: Aletta, Alette, Alletta, Allette, Eletta, Elletta, Ellette, Laetitia, Laetizia, Latashia, Latia, Latisha▼, Leda▼, Letha▼, Letice, Leticia▼, Leticja, Letisha, Letizia, Lettice, Lettitia, Letycja, Tish and Tisha▼.
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)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Letty and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Letty (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Letitia, Letta, Lettie, Tisha, Leticia, Letha, Latisha, Leda, Leta and Aleta. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now significantly less popular, with forms like Letitia, Lettie, Tisha, Leticia and Letha becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Letty is alike in pronunciation to Leeta, Leota▼, Letoya, Lotta, Lottey, Lotti and Lotty. Other recommended similar baby names are Betty▼, Hetty, Leith, Lethe, Lotte, Netty and Tetty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Letty.