Retta Surname History
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- Retta last name meaning & etymology
- Retta spelling & pronunciation
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Retta Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Retta can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Retta may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Retta Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Retta come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Retta are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Retta Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Retta were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Retta. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Retta surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Retta change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.
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Retta Family Tree
Here are a few of the Retta biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Rettas
- Alva Retta Merrill
- Emma Retta Havens
- Charles Retta 1879 - 1963
- James Retta 1897 - 1963
- Mary P Retta 1902 - 1992
- Edward Retta 1937 - 2004
- Rosalie A Retta 1931 - 2003
- Virginia Retta 1893 - 1985
- Mary Franc E Retta 1921 - 2003
- Alfred Retta 1928 - 1979