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Girl Name: Claretta

Name: Claretta
Pronunciation: \c-la-retta, clar(et)-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: bright, famous
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Klaretta, Clareta, Claretha, Clarette
Similar Names: Caretta, Claresta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4082


Claretta \c-la-retta, clar(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is a variant of Claire (Latin), and the meaning of Claretta is "bright, famous".

The baby name Claretta sounds like Klaretta, Clareta, Claretha and Clarette. Other similar baby names are Caretta and Claresta.


Claretta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4082 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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