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What does Claretha mean?

Claretha Pronunciation of Claretha as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and Claretha means "bright, famous". Claretha is a version of Clara (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH bright (light)


OTHER FORMS VIA CLARA Clarabeth, Clare, Claretta, Clarina, Clarinda, Clarissa, Clarita, Claritza, Clarizza



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How popular is Claretha?

Claretha is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3660 out of 4276, Top 86%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Claretha was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1652 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Claretha listed in the Top 2000 are Clara (#103 IN 2018), Clare (#759), Claretta, Clarinda, Clarissa (#742) and Clarita. Other forms, like Clarabeth, are uncommon. These forms of Claretha were at the top of their popularity 138 years ago (USAGE OF 1.38%) and have become significantly less common since (USAGE 0.21%, 85%), with forms such as Clara becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claretha, Clara, Clare, Claretta, Clarinda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarissa, Clarita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aletha, Aretha, Bartha, Calantha, Caltha, Camesha, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Caresa, Caressa, Caretta, Carita, Caritta, Carleta, Carletha, Carlethe, Carletta, Carmesha, Catha, Charela (see Harela), Charesa, Charisha, Charita, Charletta, Claea, Clairesa (see Clarissa), Clairessa, Claireta, Clairette, Clairita, Clarecia, Clarene, Claresa, Claressa, Claresta, Clareta, Clarette, Clarey, Clarica, Clarisa, Clariza, Clarrisa (see Clarissa), Claudetta (see Claudia), Clayrette, Cleantha, Cleta, Cliantha, Coretta, Corretta, Eartha, Floretta, Gretha, Klaretta, Laretha, Laretta, Lauretha, Maretta, Martha, Oletha, Oretha, Sabetha, Tabetha and Taletha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Claretha.

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