What does Alta mean?
Alta /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.
How popular is Alta?
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 statistics of Alta for girls. Alta was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #144 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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