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What does Yetta mean?

Yetta Pronunciation of Yetta [yet-ta] as a girls' name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Yetta is "home leader". Short form of Henrietta.

Associated with: old english.


Yetta has 1 variant: Yette.

10 more related forms via Henrietta: Etta, Etty, Hatty, Henia, Henka, Hetta, Hette, Hettie, Hetty and Yettie.

Creative forms:
(female) Yetna, Yetya, ..

(male) Yetya, Yetyan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yetta Linnea (Y.L.), ..

How popular is Yetta?

Yetta is a very prominent first name for females (#1837 out of 4276, Top 43%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Yetta reached its highest position of #465 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Yetta rated in the Top 2000 are Etta (#1075 in recent rankings), Henrietta, Hettie and Hetty. These forms of Yetta were popular in the 1880s (adoption of 0.4%) and have become much less conventional since, with forms such as Henrietta becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yetta, Etta, Henrietta, Hettie, Hetty in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yetta is alike in pronunciation to Atti, Etti, Huetta, Ita, Uta, Wyetta and Yuta. Other suggested similar names are Aletta, Anetta, Aretta, Beata, Berta, Beta, Betta, Bitta, Bretta, Cetta, Coetta, Delta, Detta, Eletta, Evetta, Geeta, Gerta, Gitta, Gretta, Herta, Inetta, Ivetta, Jetta, Joetta, Jutta, Leeta, Leota, Leta, Letta, Lotta, Meta, Meyta, Nesta, Neta, Netta, Odetta, Oletta, Oretta, Peta, Reeta, Reita, Reta, Retta, Rhetta, Ritta, Teeta, Ugetta, Veeta, Vesta, Veta, Yeira, Yeva, Yevka, Ysotta, Yuette, Yvett, Yvetta, Yvette, Zeeta, Zeta and Zetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Yetta.

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