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Meaning and Name Origin

Alta \a-lta, al-ta\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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.


Variations

Alta has 2 variants: Allta and Altha.

Alta has 2 more alternative forms via Altagracia: Allagracia and Altagrazia.


Popularity

Alta is a very popular first name for females (#619 out of 4276, Top 14%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Alta for girls. Alta reached its peak position of #144 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alta outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Alta and related names. Altha and Altagracia are the popular varying forms of Alta. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are now much less popular, with the forms Altha and Alta becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alta, Altagracia, Altha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alta and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Ala, Alba, Alda, Aldea, Alea, Aleda, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Aletia, Aletta, Alfa, Alia, Alida, Alita, Alitia, Alla, Allda, Alma, Althea, Althia, Alva, Alya, Alyda and Asta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alta.

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