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What does Willetta mean?

Willetta Pronunciation of Willetta [wil-let-ta] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the meaning of Willetta is "determined protector". Willetta is an alternate spelling of Wilhelmina (Old German).

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


7 different relations via Wilhelmina: Willa, Willeen, Willemina, Willene, Willette, Willmina and Wilmette.

Creative forms:
(female) Wildy, Wiletta, ..

(male) Willeter, Willetton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Willetta Vivienne (W.V.), ..

How popular is Willetta?

Willetta is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3920 out of 4276, Top 92%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Willetta entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1187 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Willetta ranked in the Top 2000 are Willa (#481 a year ago), Wilhelmina (#1619), Willette and Willene. Other forms, like Wilmette, are uncommon. These forms of Willetta were favored as baby names a century ago (adoption of 0.06%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.04%, 40% less). Willa has generally been a favorite of parents, while Wilhelmina has become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Willetta, Wilhelmina, Willa, Willene, Willette in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Willetta is alike in pronunciation to Aletta, Alletta, Eletta, Elletta and Oletta. Other recommended names are Arletta, Bellette, Birgetta (see Birgit), Callesta (see Calista), Carletta, Cinetta, Coletta, Colleta, Collett, Collette, Dionetta, Earletta, Ellette, Erletta, Filberta (see Philiberta), Finetta, Gianetta, Gilberta, Gilette, Ginetta, Giuletta, Giulietta, Jilleesa (see Jaleesa), Jilleisa, Jillesa, Joletta, Jolietta, Julietta, Julyetta (see Julia), Kallesta, Karletta, Kinetta, Lillita, Lisbetta, Loletta, Minetta, Nellette, Nicoletta, Nikoletta, Ninetta, Pauletta, Rilletta, Rillette, Rozletta (see Roza), Saletta, Salletta (see Sally), Sallette, Silesta, Valetta, Valletta, Villette, Vincetta, Vinetta, Violeta, Violetta, Violette, Violletta (see Violet), Viollette (see Violet), Vyoletta, Waldette, Wallda, Wanetta, Wellda, Wilda, Willda, Willma, Wilmott, Wyanetta, Wyetta and Wyonetta (see Wyanet). These names tend to be less commonly used than Willetta.

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