Name: Coretta

Origin and Meaning of the Name Coretta

  • Pronunciation:
    (KOH ret tah)
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  • Additional Info:
    An elaboration of Cora (Greek: "maiden") with a feminine suffix of "etta" (traditionally an italian feminine distinction). Bourne by wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. and America Civil rights champion Coretta Scott King.

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