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What does Retha mean?

Meaning of the name RethaMargaretDaisyMaggieMeganGretaMargotMaisiePerlaMarjorieArethaMargaritaMaeganRetaMargeryMargueriteMargarethaMettaRitaMeaghanMargariteMayReathaMariMargy

[ syll. ret-ha, re-tha ] The baby girl name Retha is pronounced as Riy-THAH †. Retha has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English.

Retha is a contracted form of the English Aretha.

Retha is also a contracted form of the Dutch, German, Scandinavian, and Slavic Margaretha in the English language and a variant form of the English and Scottish Margaret in the English language.

Retha is unusual as a baby name for girls. Its usage peaked modestly in 1933 with 0.021% of baby girls being named Retha. Its ranking then was #439. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is of only irregular use today. In 2017, among the group of girl names directly related to Retha, Margaret was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Retha include Rada, Radhah, Radhwa, Radhwah, Radka, Radwa, Radwah, Rareta, Rata, Ratka, Rawda, Rawdah, Reeda, Reedah, Reida, Reita, Reitta, Rettah, Rheda, and Rhedah.

† approx pronunciation for Retha: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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