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What does Veta mean?

Veta Pronunciation of Veta [ve-ta] as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Sanskrit origin, and the name Veta means "God is my oath; knowledge, wisdom". Veta is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Veta is also a variant of Veda (Sanskrit).

Associated with: oath, knowledge (wisdom).


37 different relations via Elizabeth, Veda: Belita, Bell, Bella, Bess, Bet, Beta, Beth, Bethan, Bethy, Betina, Betsan, Betsy, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Betty, Bit, Ebeth, Elsa, Helsa, Ilsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Liesa, Lisa, Liza, Lusa, Lysa, Lyza, Tetty, Vedis, Veeda, Veida and Vida.

Creative forms:
(female) Vesa, Veva, ..

(male) Vede, Veva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Veta Dorothy (V.D.), ..

How popular is Veta?

Veta is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2973 out of 4276, Top 70%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Veta reached its top rank of #1040 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Veta are Elizabeth (#13 in recent rankings), Bella (#74), Elsa (#487), Lisa (#749), Veda (#945), Vida (#1286), Betty (#1287), Liza (#1685), Betsy (#1692), Leisa, Leeza, Leasa, Bette, Bethan, Betti, Bell, Beth, Bess and Leesa. Other variants, like Belita, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Veta was at its apex 9 decades ago (average #1185) and has become much less since (#1510, 83% less usage), with forms like Bess going out of style. Veda is the most chic baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Veta, Bell, Bella, Bess, Beth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Betsy, Bette, Betti, Betty, Elizabeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisa, Liza, Veda, Vida in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bella, Beth, Bethan, Elizabeth, Elsa, Lisa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Veta is pronounced similarly to Veeta and Vita. Other recommended names are Aneta, Areta, Beata, Berta, Cetta, Cleta, Detta, Dita, Esta, Geeta, Herta, Ita, Iveta, Jetta, Kata, Leeta, Leota, Leta, Letta, Lita, Mata, Meta, Neta, Netta, Nita, Oreta, Peta, Queta, Reeta, Reita, Reta, Retta, Rita, Ruta, Teeta, Theta, Tyta, Uta, Vaga, Vala, Vava, Veena, Veeva, Vega, Veina, Velda, Velma, Vena, Venia, Venita, Venna, Vera, Verda, Vere, Verita, Verka, Verla, Verna, Vesta, Vevay, Vica, Vieda, Vika, Vina, Vitia, Vitka, Vyna, Yuta, Zeeta, Zeta, Zetta, Zita and Zyta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Veta.

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