Aretha Name Meaning

Aretha meaning

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Areta, Arete, Arethusa, Aretina, Aretta, Arette, Arletha, Laretha, Oreta, Oretha, Oretta, , Areta,  Arete, Aretta,  AretteOretha,  Oretta.

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Aretha name was top ranked at 932 position in American during year 1962and most recently ranked at 5785 position in American during year 2011


Name Aretha has been Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 3498 position. 5625 numbers of people were named Aretha so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Aretha

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The feminine name Aretha is probably derived from the Greek word arete that means “virtue”. The name became popular in the 1960s after Aretha Franklin made her mark in the world as a songwriter, singer, and musician. There are not many notable people with the name, but there are a few, like Aretha Thurmond the American discus thrower.

Aretha Numerology :
Personality No. 1. People with name Aretha have leadership qualities. They act in a manner that they receive accolade. They are domineering & pushy. They have inordinate self-esteem. Person with Aretha having 1 as Personality number are independent & are not afraid of exploring new avenues. They may be self-centered & arrogant. They are restless & create new things. They are physically strong. More Numerology

More About Name : Aretha

  • Aretha is mainly used in English and it is of Old Greek origin. Derived from the element 'arete' with the meaning excellence. The name was derived from the Greek Arete, itself from the element 'arete'. A form of the name is the English spelling variant Areta.

  • This name is originated from “Arēs”, the name of the Greek mythological god of war, the son of Zeus and Hera.

Name Analysis of Aretha

Character Analysis of Aretha : Persons with the name Aretha are trailblazers, torch-bearers, researchers, teachers and they are who show others the way. They are leaders, motivators and idealistic visionaries who are aware of their own innate powers.

Love Life of Aretha : Generally person do not like a lot of courting and flirting but to go hard.

Name Letter Analysis of Aretha

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

R : Persons feel things strongly and their rich, intense inner life emanates outward

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Aretha

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Aretha is Mesh and Moon sign associated with the name Aretha is Aries.

The name Aretha has Fire element. Mars is the Ruling Planet for the name Aretha . The name Aretha having moon sign as Aries is represented by The Ram and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Aretha are energetic, courageous and determined.

Other name options, having Aries moon sign are name starting with : Chu, Cho, La, Che,Lee, Lu, Le, Lo,Li, A, I,Ee.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Aretha

The name Aretha is suitable for baby born in Krittika nakshatra

Krittika Nakshatra: An old name of the Pleiades; personified as the nurses of Kārttikeya, a son of Shiva.

Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol: Knife or spear
Deity : Agni, god of fire
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Mesha - 10° Vrishabha
Western zodiac 22° 40' Taurus - 6° Gemini
Other name options, having Krittika nakashatra are name starting with : A,  I,  U, E.

Famous Name Aretha

  • Aretha Franklin

    is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is known to her fans "The Queen of Soul" and is also affectionately called "Sister Ree".


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