What does Maretta mean?
Maretta /ma-ret-ta/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Maretta means "star of the sea". Maretta is an alternate spelling of Marietta (French, Latin): variant of Mary via Marie. Compare surname Marretta.
Maretta has 24 more related forms via Marietta, Mary: Manette, Mara▲, Mare, Maree, Marella, Marelle, Maren, Marette, Maria, Mariana▲, Mariela▼, Mariella, Mariet, Mariette, Marilla, Mariska, Maritsa, Maritza▼, Marja, Marla▼, Marya, Marysa, Marysia and Minette.Kreatif forms: Mairetta, Maretra, Meretta. [more]
How popular is Maretta?
Maretta is an unusual first name for women. Maretta is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Maretta and associated names. Mara (#695 in recent rankings), Maren, Maria (#115), Mariana (#331), Mariela, Marietta, Marita, Maritza, Marla and Mary (#120) are the popular varying forms of Maretta (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Maretta was more pronounced among parents in the year 2004 (usage of 0.414%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.274%, ▼33.9%). Mary is more universally found than the rest, though Maria is currently more regularly used, while Mariela, Marietta, Maritza and Marla are now somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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Suggested similar baby names are Aretta, Bretta, Caretta, Caritta, Carletta, Claretta, Coretta, Darnetta, Doretta, Earletta, Fayetta, Gretta, Janetta, Karletta, Klaretta, Koretta, Lanetta, Laretha, Laretta, Larretta, Lauretta▼, Lavetta, Leretta, Loretta▼, Majesta, Malitta, Marcita, Mareena, Mareesa, Mareina, Mareisa, Marelda, Marena, Maressa, Margette, Margita, Marhta, Marit, Markeeta, Marketa, Marketta, Markita, Marlette, Marnetta, Marnette, Marquetta, Marsita, Mart, Marta▼, Marte, Marth, Martha▼, Marthe, Marthy, Marti, Martia, Martie, Martita, Martta, Marty, Meerta, Minetta, Mirta, Mirtha, Musetta, Myrta▼, Myrtia, Oretta, Saletta, Sarette, Sarotta, Valetta, Vanetta, Wanetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maretta.