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Girl Name: Claretha

Name: Claretha
Pronunciation: \c-lare-tha, cl(a)-retha\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: bright, famous
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Claretta, Clareta
Similar Names: Laretha, Klaretta, Clarita, Claireta, Clarette, Claressa, Claresa, Clarecia
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3660


Claretha \c-lare-tha, cl(a)-retha\ as a girl's name is a variant of Clara (Latin), and the meaning of Claretha is "bright, famous".

The baby name Claretha sounds like Claretta and Clareta. Other similar baby names are Laretha, Klaretta, Clarita, Claireta, Clarette, Claressa, Claresa and Clarecia.


Claretha is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3660 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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