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What does Maretta mean?

Maretta Pronunciation of Maretta as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Maretta means "star of the sea". Maretta is an alternate spelling of Marietta (French, Latin): nickname of Mary via Marie.

ASSOCIATED WITH Mar-, -ta, star, sea


VARIANTS Maurita, Maryetta, Marita

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, Minette



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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)

Which version is better?

Mara (#739 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Maree, Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariana (#296), Mariela (#1560), Mariella (#1433), Marietta, Mariette, Marilla, Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1201), Marla, Mary (#124) and Maryetta are the popular varying forms of Maretta (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Maretta was more pronounced among parents 135 years ago (USAGE OF 8.32%) and has become much less since (USAGE 0.47%, 94.3%). Mary is more universally found than the rest, though Maria is currently more regularly used, while versions such as Mariela are now somewhat dated. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariela, Mariella, Marietta, Mariette, Marilla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariska, Marita, Maritza, Marla, Mary, Maryetta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mary outside U.S.