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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coretta

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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

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

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Notable Persons Named Coretta

Coretta Scott King was a civil rights, women's rights, gay rights, human rights, equal rights activist, author, civil, political rights, lgbt rights by country, territory, social equality, and equal rightsactivist. Coretta was given the name Coretta Scott on April 27th, 1927 in Heiberger, Alabama, U.S. She breathed her last breath on January 30th, 2006.

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Coretta Brown is a basketball player for the Indiana Fever and Chicago Sky. She was most active from 2003 to 2006. Coretta was born on October 21st, 1980.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 8 8 0
1910 5 5 0
1913 7 7 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 10 10 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 5 5 0
1921 11 11 0
1922 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 7 7 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 7 7 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 9 9 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 6 6 0
1933 6 6 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 12 12 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 8 8 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 7 7 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 12 12 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 13 13 0
1956 21 21 0
1957 18 18 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 10 10 0
1963 17 17 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 16 16 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 336 336 0
1969 194 194 0
1970 146 146 0
1971 93 93 0
1972 82 82 0
1973 53 53 0
1974 66 66 0
1975 44 44 0
1976 61 61 0
1977 38 38 0
1978 49 49 0
1979 59 59 0
1980 59 59 0
1981 44 44 0
1982 39 39 0
1983 40 40 0
1984 28 28 0
1985 28 28 0
1986 43 43 0
1987 39 39 0
1988 32 32 0
1989 32 32 0
1990 23 23 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 17 17 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 8 8 0
2003 7 7 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 13 13 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 6 6 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 5 5 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 15 15 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Coretta as a first name

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Common last names for Coretta

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Fun Facts about the name Coretta

  • How Popular is the name Coretta? Coretta is the 6,081st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Coretta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,362 babies born with the first name Coretta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coretta to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coretta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Coretta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coretta is Tuesday, October 22nd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Coretta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coretta was in 1968 with a total of 336 babies.
  • Random Coretta Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Coretta is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Coretta: Your name in reverse order is Atteroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raectot. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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