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What does Lettie mean?

Lettie Pronunciation of Lettie as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin origin, and the name Lettie means "footloose; joy". Lettie is a version of Aleta (Greek): also respelling of Alethea. Lettie is also a variation of Letitia (Latin): Latin respelling of the name.




VARIANTS Letty, Lettee, Letta, Leta

RELATIONS VIA ALETA, LETITIA Alette, Laetitia, Latia, Letha, Letice, Leticia, Letizia, Lettice, Lettitia



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How popular is Lettie?

Lettie is a very popular first name for women (#1171 out of 4276, Top 27%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#110523 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lettie reached its highest rank of #219 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1792 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Letty (#1526 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Leticia (#1627), Aleta, Latia, Leta, Letha, Letitia and Letta are the prominent related forms of Lettie (#1792). Other forms, like Letizia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Lettie reached its apex in the 1890s (AVERAGE #1009) and is now much reduced, with versions like Letitia becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lettie, Aleta, Latia, Leta, Letha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leticia, Letitia, Letta, Letty in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lettie is pronounced similarly to Latoia, Leeta, Leota, Letoya, Lotie, Lotta, Lottee, Lottey, Lotti, Lottie and Lotty. Other recommended sound-alike names are Attie, Beatie, Beattie, Bertie, Bethie, Betsie, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Bettine, Bettye, Dottie, Ettie, Gertie, Hattie, Hette, Hettie, Hittie, Jette, Kittie, Lealie, Leith, Leitha, Leithe, Leithia, Leonie, Leslie, Lethe, Lethia, Letrice, Lexie, Lezlie, Lidie, Lotte, Lydie, Mattie, Mette, Nattie, Netti, Nettia, Nettie, Pattie, Tottie, Yette and Yettie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lettie.

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