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Etta

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Ruler of the Home
  • #1100 All Time
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How popular is the name "Etta" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 323 323 0 #72 girl name
1881 316 316 0 #74 girl name
1882 352 352 0 #75 girl name
1883 352 352 0 #80 girl name
1884 423 423 0 #75 girl name
1885 372 372 0 #83 girl name
1886 433 433 0 #79 girl name
1887 437 437 0 #78 girl name
1888 500 500 0 #82 girl name
1889 465 465 0 #87 girl name
1890 452 452 0 #95 girl name
1891 452 452 0 #94 girl name
1892 492 492 0 #97 girl name
1893 486 486 0 #98 girl name
1894 519 519 0 #97 girl name
1895 445 445 0
1896 484 484 0
1897 467 467 0
1898 479 479 0
1899 394 394 0
1900 508 508 0
1901 381 381 0
1902 400 400 0
1903 416 416 0
1904 343 343 0
1905 397 397 0
1906 384 384 0
1907 407 407 0
1908 400 400 0
1909 367 367 0
1910 430 430 0
1911 434 434 0
1912 510 510 0
1913 542 542 0
1914 581 581 0
1915 773 766 7
1916 742 742 0
1917 750 750 0
1918 755 755 0
1919 742 742 0
1920 803 803 0
1921 740 740 0
1922 719 719 0
1923 743 743 0
1924 725 725 0
1925 737 732 5
1926 660 655 5
1927 647 647 0
1928 583 583 0
1929 614 614 0
1930 551 551 0
1931 518 518 0
1932 505 505 0
1933 513 513 0
1934 498 498 0
1935 464 458 6
1936 449 449 0
1937 441 441 0
1938 461 461 0
1939 407 407 0
1940 425 425 0
1941 413 413 0
1942 448 448 0
1943 420 420 0
1944 369 369 0
1945 345 345 0
1946 359 359 0
1947 342 342 0
1948 343 343 0
1949 333 333 0
1950 289 289 0
1951 251 251 0
1952 250 250 0
1953 246 246 0
1954 239 239 0
1955 266 266 0
1956 257 257 0
1957 229 229 0
1958 245 245 0
1959 208 208 0
1960 214 214 0
1961 207 207 0
1962 200 200 0
1963 181 181 0
1964 157 157 0
1965 127 127 0
1966 113 113 0
1967 91 91 0
1968 100 100 0
1969 73 73 0
1970 66 66 0
1971 67 67 0
1972 59 59 0
1973 34 34 0
1974 48 48 0
1975 41 41 0
1976 36 36 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 34 34 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 23 23 0
1981 39 39 0
1982 28 28 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 20 20 0
1985 18 18 0
1986 23 23 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 25 25 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 19 19 0
1992 19 19 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 29 29 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 28 28 0
2005 25 25 0
2006 46 46 0
2007 39 39 0
2008 57 57 0
2009 71 71 0
2010 81 81 0
2011 86 86 0
2012 131 131 0
2013 203 203 0
2014 207 207 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Etta? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,340 babies born with the name Etta in the United States. That's more than enough Ettas to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 323 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Etta" was in 1920 with a total of 803 babies.

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Etta" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 12 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 773 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Etta popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Etta" mean? The list below shows the origins of Etta as well as things modernly associated with the name Etta such as celebrities named Etta.

English

Origin and Meaning of Etta

The name "Etta" is of English origin, and it means "Ruler of the Home". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Atte". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Taet". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Etta born May 1, 1983

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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