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What does Marfa mean?

Marfa Pronunciation of Marfa [mar-fa] as a name for girls is of Aramaic derivation, and the name Marfa means "lady; mistress of the house". Marfa is an alternate form of Martha (Aramaic).

Associated with: lady (noble).


22 relations via Martha: Maarva, Marhta, Mariet, Marit, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Marthe, Marthy, Marti, Martie, Martina, Martita, Martje, Martta, Marty, Marva, Mata, Matha, Matti and Mirtha.

Creative forms:
(female) Mafa, Marma, ..

(male) Marmar, Marmay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marfa Isabela (M.I.), ..

How popular is Marfa?

Marfa is an unusual first name for females. Marfa is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Marta, Martha (#791 from recent data), Marti, Martie, Martina (#1635), Marty, Marva and Mata are the prominent varying forms of Marfa (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Matha, are uncommon. These forms of Marfa reached the top of their popularity a century ago (median #1422) and have become significantly less widespread since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marta, Martha, Marti, Martie, Martina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marty, Marva, Mata in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marta, Martha outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Jaffa, Maaja, Madra, Maeja, Mahra, Maiga, Maira, Maiya, Maja, Mala, Malea, Malia, Malka, Manda, Manya, Mara, Marah, Marci, Marcia, Marcy, Mare, Maren, Marena, Marg, Marga, Marge, Margo, Mari, Maria, Marian, Marie, Marika, Marina, Maris, Marisa, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marla, Marlo, Marna, Marne, Marni, Marnia, Marnja, Marra, Marsha, Marsia, Marve, Marya, Maryka, Maryl, Marys, Marysa, Masha, Mavra, Mayria, Meara, Merla, Merna, Mira, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirra, Mora, Moria, Morna, Myra, Myrna, Rafa and Yaffa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marfa.

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