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pinWhat does Retha mean?

Retha /re-tha/ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Retha means "excellence; righteous". Retha is an alternate form of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin. Reth is a familiar last name.


Retha has 1 variant: Reatha.

Retha has 7 more different relations via Aretha: Areta, Aretta, Arletha, Laretha, Oreta, Oretha and Oretta.

Kreatif forms: Ritha, Rotha. [more]

pinHow popular is Retha?

Retha is a very popular first name for women (#1077 out of 4276, Top 25%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Retha for girls. Retha entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #463 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Retha name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Retha and corresponding names. Aretha is the only other prominent variation form of Retha ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Oretta, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Retha was at its apex 9 decades ago (usage of 0.269%) and has become lower since, with versions like Retha falling out of fashion.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Retha, Aretha in U.S.

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

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Retha is alike in pronunciation to Ruthi and Ruthie. Other recommended similar baby names are Aesha, Agetha, Aletha, Altha, Artha, Atha, Bertha, Betha, Catha, Eltha, Ertha, Etha, Githa, Gretha, Gytha, Hertha, Iesha, Katha, Keitha, Kesha, Leitha, Lesha, Letha, Matha, Nesha, Oletha, Radha, Rea, Reba, Rebba, Rebeha, Reda, Reeba, Reeda, Reena, Reesa, Reeta, Reeva, Reghan, Reida, Reina, Reita, Rella, Rena, Reta, Retta, Reva, Reya, Reyba, Reyna, Reza, Rezka, Rheta, Rhetta, Rieta, Rita, Ritsa, Ritta, Ruta, Ruth, Ruthe, Ruzha and Techa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Retha.