Etta

Etta - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Etta, meaning estate ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #166. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Etta and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Etta? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Etta. The baby girl name Etta was given to 89 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1560 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,879 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Etta peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 166.



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Etta is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Etta is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #496 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,342.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Etta is where you live.


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Etta origin and meaning

Etta is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means estate ruler. To see famous people named Etta, pop culture references for the name Etta and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Etta

We've found the following names that sound similar to Etta, sorted by popularity.

Edith / Eddie / Edythe / Edie / Eda / Etty / Edyth / Etha / Ettie / Eydie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121560
20112545
20102664
20092719
20083372
20065274
20044269
19873679
19772751
19762164
19752886
19721846
19711596
19701733
19691550
19681113
19671240
1966949
1965882
1964801
1963757
1962724
1961741
1960681
1959675
1958605
1957635
1956574
1955548
1954550
1953531
1952538
1951517
1950476
1949425
1948417
1947438
1946400
1945374
1944352
1943345
1942322
1941320
1940305
1939309
1938289
1937293
1936281
1935284
1934277
1933272
1932277
1931271
1930266
1929253
1928270
1927261
1926258
1925245
1924248
1923239
1922244
1921240
1920231
1919232
1918228
1917223
1916222
1915214
1914218
1913196
1912190
1911173
1910166

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota496
Colorado497
Wisconsin713
Oregon763
Indiana812
Utah863
Washington875
North Carolina1242
Illinois1504
Georgia1539
California1775
New York2342

Even more about Etta


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Etta a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Etta?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Etta
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 15,879
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +89

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