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What does Areta mean?

Areta Pronunciation of Areta as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Areta is "excellence; righteous". Areta is a version of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, righteous


VARIANTS Oretta, Oreta, Aretta

OTHER FORMS VIA ARETHA Arete, Arethusa, Aretina, Arette, Arletha, Laretha, Oretha, Orette, Retha

(female) Arata, ..

(male) Arean, ..

Areta Jael (A.J.), ..

How popular is Areta?

Areta is a rare given name for females. Areta is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Areta (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aretha, Aretta, Arletha, Oretha and Retha. Usage of these relations of Areta reached its highest in the 1920s (AVERAGE #1344), but now, forms such as Retha have become somewhat outmoded. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aretha, Aretta, Arletha, Oretha, Retha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Areta is alike in pronunciation to Aurita and Irita. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adela, Adena, Adrea, Agata, Agneta, Alea, Aleka, Alesta, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Aletia, Alexa, Alita, Amrita, Anet, Aneta, Anett, Anetta, Arbela, Arda, Ardea, Ardia, Ardra, Arela, Areli, Arena, Argenta, Ariela, Arika, Arina, Arista, Ariya, Ariza, Arla, Arlea, Arlena, Arlet, Arleta, Arletta, Arna, Arnetta, Arnita, Arona, Arria, Artha, Artia, Aruna, Arya, Arza, Asela, Asta, Atera, Aurea, Avena, Bretta, Brieta, Brita, Cleta, Grata, Greeta, Greta, Gryta (see Greta), Leta, Meta, Oleta, Queta, Reta, Rheta, Rieta, Theta, Veeta and Zeta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Areta.

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