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What does Oreta mean?

Oreta Pronunciation of Oreta as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Oreta means "excellence; righteous". Oreta is a version of Aretha (Greek): singer Aretha Franklin.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, righteous


VARIANTS Oretta, Aretta, Areta

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

(female) Orita, ..

(male) Oreto, ..

Oreta Emeline (O.E.), ..

How popular is Oreta?

Oreta is a rare first name for women. Oreta is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Oreta (NOT RANKED) are Aretha, Aretta, Arletha, Oretha and Retha. Usage of these relations of Oreta was widespread 98 years ago (AVERAGE #1344), but now, versions such as Aretha have become somewhat dated. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Oreta is pronounced similarly to Aurita and Irita. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aleta, Aneta, Arleta, Beta, Bretta, Brieta, Brita, Cleta, Geeta, Grata, Greeta, Greta, Gretta, Gryta (see Greta), Iveta, Leeta, Leta, Loreta, Meta, Neta, Odela, Odetta, Oleda, Olena, Oleta, Oletha, Oletta, Olexa, Omega, Onita, Ora, Oratia, Oreana, Orel, Orela, Orelda, Orelia, Orella, Orfea, Orfeya (see Orfea), Orfia, Oria, Orina, Orit, Orla, Orlena, Orna, Ornett (see Arnette), Ornetta (see Arnette), Orpa, Orra, Orrla (see Orla), Orsa, Orssa, Orya, Oryna, Peta, Queta, Reeta, Reta, Rheta, Rieta, Teeta, Theta, Veeta, Veta, Zeeta and Zeta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oreta.

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