Aletta

First Name
943
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aletta

User Submitted Origins

     African
38%
     Dutch
25%
     Hebrew
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     English
13%
     German
13%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Lesotho says the name Aletta is of African origin and means "Truth or winged one".
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From a Middle Low German diminutive form of Adelheid, cognate with English Alice and Adelaide.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Aletta

Aletta was born on December 14th, 1987 in Budapest.

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Aletta Jacobs was a scientist. Aletta was given the name Aletta Henriƫtte Jacobs on February 9th, 1854 in Sappemeer. She passed away on August 10th, 1929.

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Aletta van Manen is an athlete. Aletta was born in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

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Aletta was born in 1606 in Zwolle. Aletta is also known as Hannemans. She left this life in 1653.

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How popular is the baby name Aletta in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 5 5 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1904 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 8 8 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 17 17 0
1919 13 13 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 11 11 0
1922 9 9 0
1923 15 15 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 15 15 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 12 12 0
1928 6 6 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 6 6 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 37 37 0
1936 28 28 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 12 12 0
1942 16 16 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 9 9 0
1945 13 13 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 20 20 0
1949 12 12 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 7 7 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 11 11 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 15 15 0
1970 17 17 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 15 15 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 8 8 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 6 6 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 5 5 0
1991 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1997 6 6 0
2005 7 7 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 7 7 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 7 7 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 12 12 0
2014 11 11 0
2015 12 12 0
2016 17 17 0
2017 25 25 0
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International Interest for Aletta

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Common last names for Aletta

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Fun Facts about the name Aletta

  • How Popular is the name Aletta? Aletta is the 10,964th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aletta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 943 babies born with the first name Aletta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aletta to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aletta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aletta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aletta is Thursday, June 20th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Aletta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aletta was in 1935 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Aletta Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aletta is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Aletta: Your name in reverse order is Attela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eatlat. How do you pronounce that?

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