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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.


Marketta has 3 variants: Marketa, Markita and Marquetta.

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 (usage of 0.3804%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1353%, down 64.4%), with versions like Margarette, Margarita, Margery, Margaretta and Marge falling out of style. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Marketta and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Greta, Margaret, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarita, Marge, Margery, Margit, Margot, Margret, Meta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Greta, Margaret outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marketta is pronounced similarly to Markeeta. Other suggested similar baby names are Maretta, Marietta, Markeda, Marnetta and Maryetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marketta.