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What does Reatha mean?

Reatha Pronunciation of Reatha [reatha] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the name Reatha means "excellence; righteous". Reatha is an alternate spelling of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin.

Associated with: greek, righteous.


Reatha has 1 variant: Retha.

1 more related form via Aretha: Oretha.

Creative forms:
(female) Rextha, Ritha, ..

(male) Reaph, Reara, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reatha Zainab (R.Z.), ..

How popular is Reatha?

Reatha is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2604 out of 4276, Top 61%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Reatha entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #970 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reatha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reatha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Reatha are Retha, Oretha and Aretha. Usage of these relations of Reatha was common in the 1910s (median #1168), but now, the version Retha has become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reatha, Aretha, Oretha, Retha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reatha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Reatha is pronounced similarly to Ruthi. Other recommended names are Agatha, Beata, Bertha, Betha, Catha, Heath, Hertha, Ieasha, Katha, Keasha, Keitha, Leitha, Letha, Matha, Radha, Read, Reade, Reanna, Rebeha, Reda, Reeda, Reeta, Reida, Reita, Renata, Reta, Retta, Rheeta, Rheta, Rhetta, Rieta, Rita, Ritta, Ruta, Ruth and Ruthe. These names tend to be less commonly used than Reatha.

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