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What does Retta mean?

Retta Pronunciation of Retta as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Retta means "speaker". Retta is a variant form of Rhetta (Latin): from the same root as "rhetoric".



VARIANTS Rheta, Reta

(female) Reti, ..

(male) Retro, ..

Retta Flora (R.F.), ..

How popular is Retta?

Retta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2191 out of 4276, Top 51%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#62236 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Retta reached its top rank of #413 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Retta are Reta and Rheta. These relations of Retta were popular in the 1930s (USAGE OF 0.02%), but now, forms such as Retta have become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Retta, Reta, Rheta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Retta is pronounced similarly to Reeta, Reita, Rheeta, Rieta, Rita, Ritta and Ruta. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aletta, Anetta, Aretta, Beata, Berta, Beta, Betta, Bitta, Cetta, Coetta, Delta, Detta, Eletta, Evetta, Geeta, Gerta, Gitta, Gretta, Herta, Hetta, Inetta, Ivetta, Jetta, Leta, Letta, Lotta, Meta, Meyta, Nesta, Netta, Odetta, Oletta, Oretta, Peta, Reatha, Reba, Rebba, Reda, Reeba, Reeda, Reena, Reeva, Reida, Reina, Rella, Renetta, Renyta, Retha, Rexetta, Reya, Reyna, Reza, Rezka, Ritsa, Robetta (see Roberta), Rosetta, Rubetta, Rupetta, Ryette, Teeta, Veeta, Vesta, Veta, Wyetta, Yetta, Yvetta, Zeta and Zetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Retta.

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