What does Oreta mean?
Oreta /ore-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Oreta's root is Greek, and Oreta means "excellence; righteous". Oreta is a version of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin. Ireta is a common surname.
How popular is Oreta?
Oreta is a rare first name for women. Oreta is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Oreta (not ranked) are Retha and Aretha. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.2685%) and is now much lower, with the versions Aretha and Retha becoming less trendy. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Oreta and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)