[ 3 syll. co-ret-ta, cor-e-tta ] The baby girl name Coretta is pronounced KOW-RehTTaa- †. Coretta's language of origin is Old Greek and Old Norse. It is predominantly used in the English and Greek languages.
Coretta is an English and Greek diminutive of the English and French Cora.
Coretta is also a form of the English Corey.
Coretta is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1968, 0.020% of baby girls were given the name Coretta. It had a ranking of #523 then. The baby name has steeply fallen in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use now. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly linked to Coretta, Cora was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Coretta include Cardea, Cardeah, Cardiah, Caridad, Caridade, Carita, Carodee, Carodey, Carodi, Carody, Cordia, Cruzita, Karida, Karith, Kiratee, Kiratey, Kirati, Kiraty, Querida, and Queridah.
† Pronunciation for Coretta: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Coretta is Civil Rights Figure, Coretta Scott King, born 27 April 1927 - 30 January 2006, Marion, Alabama.