What does Oretha mean?
(female) Oritha, Ortha, ..
(male) Oreoth, .. Middle name pairings:
Oretha Shyanne (O.S.), ..
How popular is Oretha?
Oretha is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3780 out of 4276, Top 88%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Oretha was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #1565 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Oretha are Aretha, Aretta, Arletha, Reatha and Retha. Usage of these relations of Oretha was well-received among parents during 1920-1929, but now, the form Retha has become less stylish.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Agetha, Aletha, Artha, Betha, Bretta, Ertha, Greta▲, Gretha, Grethe, Gretna, Gretta, Letha▼, Odetta, Oleta▼, Oletha, Olethea, Oletta, Oratia, Oreana, Orela, Orelda, Orelia, Orella, Orenthia, Orit, Ornetta (see Arnette) and Orthia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Oretha.See names in meaning and etymology.