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What does Marketta mean?

Marketta /mar-ket-ta/ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Marketta means "pearl". Marketta is an alternate form, with the prefix Mark-, of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.

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Marketta has 3 variants: Marketa, Markita and Marquetta.

Marketta has 11 more alternative forms via Margaret: Gretta, Marcheta, Margaretta, Margeretta, Margerita, Marget, Margette, Marghretta, Margita, Margrett and Marguita.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Maketta, Marketra, ..

(male) Markethew, Marketro, ..

How popular is Marketta?

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent varying forms of Marketta (outside Top 2000) are Margaret (#169 a year ago), Markita, Marquetta, Margrett, Margaretta, Marcheta, Gretta and Marget. These relations of Marketta reached the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 4.5%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.1%, 97% less), with the version Margaret going out of style. Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Marketta and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gretta, Marcheta, Margaret, Margaretta, Marget in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margrett, Markita, Marquetta in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Marketta is pronounced similarly to Markeeta, Marqueta and Marquita. Other suggested similar names are Arnetta, Barbette, Bernetta, Birkitta (see Bridget), Brietta, Caretta, Caritta, Carleta, Carlette, Carlotta, Charletta, Claretta, Coretta, Corretta, Corvetta, Darnetta, Doretta, Earletta, Earlette, Erletta, Garnette, Hariette, Harrietta, Jacketta, Jackette, Janetta, Jorjetta, Klaretta, Laketia, Lanetta, Laretta, Leretta (see Loretta), Loretta, Lorretta, Makenna, Malitta, Marcella, Marchieta (see Margaret), Marchita, Marcita, Mareina, Mareisa, Marella, Margit, Margot, Marhta, Mariella, Mariet, Mariquita, Maritsa, Maritza, Markaisa, Markeda, Markeisha, Markessa, Marleena, Marnetta, Marnette, Marsita, Marteena, Martella, Martia, Nakeeta, Oretta, Ornetta (see Arnette), Pauletta, Raynetta, Sarotta, Scarletta, Starletta, Vanetta and Vannetta (see Vanessa). These names tend to be less frequently used than Marketta.