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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lettie

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Lettie is of Latin origin and means "Joyful".

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Letitia.

Notable Persons Named Lettie

Lettie was born on February 21st, 1872 in Bedford County, Virginia. She passed away on November 14th, 1953.

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Lettie Viljoen is a writer. Lettie was born on February 14th, 1948 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Lettie was born on October 3rd, 1901 in Wellington. She left this life on June 15th, 1980.

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Lettie was born in 1917. She died on May 14th, 1957.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 62 62 0
1881 68 68 0
1882 68 68 0
1883 82 82 0
1884 72 72 0
1885 70 70 0
1886 86 86 0
1887 98 98 0
1888 90 90 0
1889 87 87 0
1890 96 96 0
1891 90 90 0
1892 102 102 0
1893 99 99 0
1894 119 119 0
1895 107 107 0
1896 98 98 0
1897 99 99 0
1898 120 120 0
1899 89 89 0
1900 143 143 0
1901 95 95 0
1902 108 108 0
1903 79 79 0
1904 81 81 0
1905 98 98 0
1906 105 105 0
1907 108 108 0
1908 116 116 0
1909 94 94 0
1910 102 102 0
1911 95 95 0
1912 95 95 0
1913 142 142 0
1914 133 133 0
1915 190 190 0
1916 168 168 0
1917 164 164 0
1918 161 161 0
1919 170 170 0
1920 152 152 0
1921 183 183 0
1922 151 151 0
1923 187 187 0
1924 201 201 0
1925 174 174 0
1926 154 154 0
1927 136 136 0
1928 103 103 0
1929 123 123 0
1930 123 123 0
1931 91 91 0
1932 114 114 0
1933 109 109 0
1934 115 115 0
1935 106 106 0
1936 98 98 0
1937 94 94 0
1938 89 89 0
1939 100 100 0
1940 75 75 0
1941 81 81 0
1942 101 101 0
1943 93 93 0
1944 75 75 0
1945 77 77 0
1946 67 67 0
1947 75 75 0
1948 91 91 0
1949 68 68 0
1950 68 68 0
1951 57 57 0
1952 76 76 0
1953 61 61 0
1954 66 66 0
1955 69 69 0
1956 55 55 0
1957 49 49 0
1958 68 68 0
1959 58 58 0
1960 43 43 0
1961 38 38 0
1962 43 43 0
1963 32 32 0
1964 39 39 0
1965 34 34 0
1966 24 24 0
1967 30 30 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 21 21 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 19 19 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 17 17 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 6 6 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 9 9 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 6 6 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 10 10 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 8 8 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 26 26 0
2011 17 17 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 37 37 0
2014 68 68 0
2015 104 104 0
2016 106 106 0
2017 83 83 0

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Popularity of Lettie as a first name

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Popularity of Lettie as a last name

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Common last names for Lettie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Anderson
  • Hall
  • Jackson
  • Thompson
  • Robinson
  • Turner
  • Allen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lettie U.S.
  White 91.45% 64.26%
  African American 5.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lettie

People with the last name Lettie are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lettie

  • How Popular is the name Lettie? Lettie is the 2,591st most popular name of all time. As a last name Lettie was the 142,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lettie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,457 babies born with the first name Lettie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lettie to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lettie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 62 new born babies.
  • When was Lettie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lettie is Friday, February 28th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lettie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lettie was in 1924 with a total of 201 babies.
  • Random Lettie Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lettie is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Lettie: Your name in reverse order is Eittel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iettel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lettie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 117 people with the last name Lettie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lettie? Lettie is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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