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What does Marketta mean?

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

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Marketta has 3 variants: Marketa, Markita and Marquetta.

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

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Marketta Zuri (M.Z.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Marketta (outside Top 2000) are Margaret (#154 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%, 96.8% less), with the version Margaret going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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.

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