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Alta meaning and name origin
Alta \a-lta, al-ta\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Alta), is pronounced ALL-tah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Alta is "high, elevated". Short form of Altagracia, a reference to the "high grace" of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Alta has 2 variant forms: Allta and Altha.
Baby names that sound like Alta are Alda, Aleta and Alita.
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Popularity of Alta
Alta is a very popular first name for women (#619 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Alta for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Alta with its variant forms and related girl baby names.