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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.ə-REETH-ə
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Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Greek αρετη (arete) meaning "virtue". This name was popularized in the 1960s by American singer Aretha Franklin (1942-).

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black history, history, music, musicians, pop music, pop singers, singers, womens history
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute