What does Marta mean?
Marta \m(a)-rta, mar-ta\ as a girls' name is of Aramaic and Latin origin, and Marta means "lady; mistress of the house; dedicated to Mars". Marta is a form of Martha (Aramaic). Marta is also a variant of Martina (Latin): feminine of Martin.
Marta▼ has 31 more related forms via Martha, Martina: Maarva, Marfa, Mariet, Marit, Mart, Marte, Marteena, Marteina, Martella, Martelle, Marth, Marthe, Marthena, Marthine, Marthini, Marthy, Martine, Martita, Martje, Martyne, Martynne, Marva▼, Mata, Matha, Matti, Mattie▼, Mirtha, Pat▼, Pattie▼, Tina▼ and Tine.
Marta is a very prominent first name for women (#483 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#33307 out of 88799, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Marta for girls. Marta was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #335 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Martha (#735 a year ago), Martina, Marva, Mattie (#958), Pat, Pattie and Tina are the popular variation forms of Marta. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1940-1949 and has become significantly lower since, with forms such as Martha, Mattie, Pat, Pattie and Tina becoming somewhat dated. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Marta and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Marta▼ is pronounced similarly to Meerta, Mirta and Myrta▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Barta, Mara▲, Maretta, Marga, Maria, Marita, Marja, Marla▼, Marna, Marra, Martia, Marya, Maurita and Myrtia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marta.