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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Aletha
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Aletha in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Aletha:
Records indicate that 3,407 girls in the United States have been named Aletha since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1923, when 147 people in the U.S. were given the name Aletha. Those people are now 97 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Aletha
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7 Positive Comments
"My name is ALETHA, I'm named after my grandmother, Aletha Gilkerson Wells.I wouldn't want a different name ! TRUTH is of great value to me.Yes the never ending mispronouncing(haha, and spelling), which often gives me the chance to share this names meaning and history.
Aletha Jean Johnston" Apr. 2, 2019:
"This was my great aunt's name. She was called "Lee" by most people, and my middle name is "Lee" after her. When I found out her real name I thought it would be cool to name my daughter Aletha. That way, in a roundabout way, I was giving my daughter a name with family history and a connection to me. My first name is so unique I've only ever met one other person with it (Dacia), so I'd prefer giving my child an uncommon name as well." Jul. 27, 2013:
"It is my name as well :) I was named for a childhood friend of my mothers who died when they were children. My mother always said if she had a little girl -- she would be named Aletha -- hence my name :) I love having a unique name and as others have said -- I always get complimented on it!" Mar. 24, 2013:
"i love its my name my mom said she was praying and God told her to name me that i was her only girl so she didnt know wht to name me i love it wouldnt change it at all i get complamented all the time on it but yet again everyone pronouces mine wrong to even my brothers cal me alet lol" Jul. 18, 2012:
"I love my name too...i was named after my great great grandma...i have not yet met anyone named Aletha...but its a very unique name...i wouldn't change in the world! Even tho. alot of people have a hard time pronouncing it or spelling it!" Dec. 9, 2008:
"This is my name and I love it because it is different and means 'Truth'. As mentioned it is usually pronounced and spelled incorrectly. I have only met perhaps 3 others with this name." May. 7, 2008:
"This is my name and everyone pronounces it wrong. I always get called Althea and everyone always spells it wrong. It is like Letha with a A in front" Jan. 28, 2008:
1 Negative Comment
"My boyfriend is named Aletho but I am named Rosalie! Aletha is a horrid name compared to Aletho" Jul. 25, 2007:
1 Neutral Comment
"It is my name. People pronounce it wrong all of the time. You have to special order items if you want my name on them. I know of a diner in NY state names Aletha's. Have heard of at least a dozen other woman with the same name." May. 27, 2005:
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