Reta - Meaning of Reta

What does Reta mean?

[ 2 syll. re-ta, ret-a ] The baby girl name Reta is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced REH-Taa- or REY-Taa- †. Reta is of Old Greek, Latin, and Scandinavian origin. It is used mainly in German, Rhaeto-Romanic, and English. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name.

In addition, Reta is a contracted form (German) of the Czech, English, German, Greek, Latinate, Scandinavian, and Slavic Margareta and a form (German) of the English and Scottish Margaret.

Reta is also a spelling variant of the English Rhetta.

Reta is the feminine version of the German and Rhaeto-Romanic Reto.

Reta has 13 forms. Forms of the name include Reata, Reate, Reati, Reatta, Reita, Reitta, Retah, Retey, Retta, Rettah, Rheta, and Rhetah.

See also the related categories, english, greek, latin, geographic, scandinavian, and german.

Reta is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1934, 0.017% of baby girls were named Reta. It was #477 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Reta, Margaret was the most commonly used in 2018. Reta has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.

Baby names that sound like Reta include Retta, Rhetta, Radha, Ratee, Ratey, Rati, Raty, Rayette, Reate, Redah, Redo, Retah, Retey, Rethy, Retti, Rheta, Rhodee, Rhodie, Rhody, and Rida.

† Pronunciation for Reta: 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)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"

Meaning of Reta Meaning of Rheta Meaning of Retta Meaning of Rhetta Meaning of Margareta Meaning of Margaret Meaning of Reto
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