What does Rheta mean?
Rheta [rheta] as a name for girls is a Greek and Latin name, and the name Rheta means "pearl; speaker". Rheta is a version of Reta (Greek): transcription of Rita. Rheta is also a variation of Rhetta (Latin): from the same root as "rhetoric".
Associated with: greek.
(female) Rhena, Rhera, ..
(male) Rhedi, Rhedy, .. Middle name pairings:
Rheta June (R.J.), ..
How popular is Rheta?
Rheta is a rare first name for females. Rheta is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Rheta entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #1056 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Reda, Reta and Retta are the prominent related forms of Rheta. Usage of these forms of Rheta reached its most widespread 125 years ago (median #1282).
Rheta is pronounced similarly to Reita, Rheeta, Rieta, Rita▼, Ritta and Ruta. Other suggested similar names are Aleta, Aneta, Areta, Beta, Chita, Cleta, Geeta, Ghita, Greta▲, Iveta, Leeta, Leta▼, Meta▼, Neta, Oleta▼, Oreta, Peta, Queta, Rea, Reba▼, Reeba, Reena, Reesa, Reeva, Rena▼, Retha▼, Reva▼, Reya, Reza, Rhaya, Rhea, Rheba, Rhegan, Rhemy, Rhia, Rhica, Rhoda▼, Rhona, Rieca, Rieka, Riesa, Riet, Teeta, Theta, Veeta, Veta, Zeeta and Zeta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rheta.See names in meaning and etymology.