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Girl Name: Retta

Name: Retta
Pronunciation: \r(et)-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: speaker
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Retha, Reta, Reeta, Ritta, Reita
Similar Names: Netta, Betta, Cetta, Detta, Hetta, Yetta, Jetta, Letta, Zetta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2191
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 49796


Retta \r(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is a variant of Rhetta (Latin), and the meaning of Retta is "speaker".

The baby name Retta sounds like Retha, Reta, Reeta, Ritta and Reita. Other similar baby names are Netta, Betta, Cetta, Detta, Hetta, Yetta, Jetta, Letta and Zetta.


Retta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2191 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#49796 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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