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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aletta

User Submitted Origins

African Dutch (Afrikaans)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Lesotho says the name Aletta is of African origin and means "Truth or winged one".
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International Interest
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From a Middle Low German diminutive form of Adelheid, related to English Adelaide and Alice.

  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages.

Notable Persons Named Aletta

Notable Persons Named Aletta

Aletta Ocean

Aletta was born on December 14th, 1987 in Budapest.

Aletta Jacobs

Aletta Jacobs was a scientist. Aletta was given the name Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs on February 9th, 1854 in Sappemeer. She passed away on August 10th, 1929.

Aletta Norval

Aletta van Manen

Aletta van Manen is an athlete. Aletta was born in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Aletta Hanemans

Aletta was born in 1606 in Zwolle. Aletta is also known as Hannemans. She left this life in 1653.


Fun Facts about the name Aletta

  • How Popular is the name Aletta? Aletta is the 11,086th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aletta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 974 babies born with the first name Aletta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aletta to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aletta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aletta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aletta is Thursday, June 20th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Aletta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aletta was in 1935 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Aletta Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aletta is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Texas have the same name in 1936.
  • Weird things about the name Aletta: The name spelled backwards is Attela. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Atatle. How do you pronounce that?
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