Etta Name Meaning & Origin

Etta

Pronunciation: EH-tə (key)

Origin of the name Etta:

A short form of the Scottish Maretta, an Anglicized form of Mairead, a Scottish Gaelic form of Margaret (a pearl).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ettie, Esther, Henrietta, Loretta, Marietta

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Famous real-life people named Etta

Etta James, singer
Etta Jones Daly (b. 2012), daughter of American television host, radio personality, producer, and television personality Carson Daly

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Henrietta "Etta" Bishop from the TV show Fringe.
Etta Heine, character in book/movie "Snow Falling on Cedars"

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