Meaning and Name Origin
Wanetta \wa-netta, wan(et)-ta\ as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wanetta is "pale-skinned". From the same root as the word "wan". Also possibly a phonetic variant of Juanita.
Wanetta is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4185 out of 4276, Top 98%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Wanetta and related names. Wanita, Waneta, Nita, Juanita and Juana are the prominent varying forms of Wanetta (#unlisted). These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1920-1929 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Nita, Juanita and Juana becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Wanetta is alike in pronunciation to Anetta, Annetta▼, Inetta, Wyanetta and Wyonetta. Other recommended similar baby names are Janetta, Lanetta, Vanetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wanetta.