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Retha name meaning

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Retha mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Retha

User Submitted Origins

Greek
63%
Lesotho
15%
English
11%
African Dutch (Afrikaans)
4%
Jewish
4%
Hindu
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from South Africa says the name Retha means "Happiness" and is of English origin.
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Fun Facts about the name Retha

  • How Popular is the name Retha? Retha is the 2,481st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Retha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,592 babies born with the first name Retha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Retha to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Retha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Retha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Retha is Thursday, February 6th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Retha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Retha was in 1924 with a total of 252 babies.
  • Random Retha Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Retha is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Texas have the same name in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Retha: The name spelled backwards is Ahter. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Erhta. How do you pronounce that?
  • Retha name meaning

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