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What does Marsha mean?

Marsha Pronunciation of Marsha [mar-sha] as a girls' name is pronounced MAR-sha. It is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marsha is "dedicated to Mars". Variant of Marcia.

Associated with: dedicated.


Marsha has 3 variants: Marsia, Marsita and Martia.

9 more relations via Marcia: Marcena, Marchita, Marci, Marcie, Marcila, Marcina, Marcita, Marcy and Marseea.

Creative forms:
(female) Marha, Myrsha, ..

(male) Marche, Marchi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marsha Kathy (M.K.), ..

How popular is Marsha?

Marsha is a very prominent first name for women (#257 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#57406 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Marsha was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #105 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marsha name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Marsha are Marci, Marcia, Marcie and Marcy. Other variants, like Marcita, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Marsha was more pronounced among parents 65 years ago (median #415).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marsha, Marci, Marcia, Marcie, Marcy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marsha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marsha is pronounced similarly to Myrtia. Other recommended names are Bartha, Basha, Daysha, Eartha, Jarusha, Kasha, Larisha, Maisa, Maisha, Malisha, Marah, Marcey, Mareesa, Mareisa, Marfa, Marga, Marge, Margey, Margy, Maria, Marice, Marika, Maris, Marisa, Marise, Mariska, Mariske, Marissa, Marisse, Marita, Marjey (see Margaret), Marjo, Marjy, Markee, Markesha, Markie, Markisha, Marla, Marlisha, Marna, Marnia, Marnisha, Marnja, Marris, Marrissa, Marsey, Marth, Martha, Martta, Marva, Marya, Maryk, Maryka, Marys, Maryse, Maryssa, Masha, Matha, Maurisa, Maysa, Mercia, Merissa, Miesha, Mirja, Mirka, Mirtha, Misha, Morisa, Morissa, Myesha, Pasha, Porsha, Saesha and Tersha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marsha.

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