What does Marketta mean?
Marketta \m(a)-rketta, mar-ketta\ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Marketta means "pearl". Marketta is a form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Only sporadically used as a birth name for females.
Marketta has 41 more alternative forms via Margaret: Greta▼, Gretta, Grette, Marcheta, Marchieta, Marga, Margareta, Margaretta▼, Margarette▼, Margarita▼, Marge▼, Marged, Margeen, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerie, Margerita, Margery▼, Marget, Margette, Margey, Margherita, Marghretta, Margisia, Margit, Margita, Margot, Margret▼, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrit, Marguerita, Marguita, Marit, Marjery, Marjey, Markie, Meta▼, Mette and Meyta.
Marketta is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4038 out of 4276, Top 94%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Marketta (#unlisted) are Margaret (#169 a year ago), Greta (#594), Margot (#749), Meta, Margit, Margret, Marge, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarita and Margery. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 and are now much less widespread, with versions like Margery, Margret, Meta, Marge and Margarita falling out of style. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Marketta and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)