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Mata (girl)

What does Mata mean?

Mata Pronunciation of Mata [ma-ta] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Mata) is an Aramaic name, and the name Mata means "lady; mistress of the house". Mata is an alternate form of Martha (Aramaic).

Associated with: lady (noble).


Mata has 2 variants: Matti and Mattie.

21 more related forms via Martha: Maarva, Marfa, Marhta, Marit, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Marthe, Marthy, Marti, Martie, Martina, Martita, Martje, Martta, Marty, Marva, Matha, Mirtha and Pat.

Creative forms:
(female) Mado, Malta, ..

(male) Madou, Mato, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mata Aiyanna (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mata?

Mata is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#907 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Mata reached its highest position of #1537 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Mata are Martha (#791 in recent rankings), Mattie (#1004), Martina (#1635), Marti, Pat, Marva, Marta, Marty and Martie. Other variants, like Matti, are seldom used. These relations of Mata were favored as birth names in the 1880s (usage of 1.27%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.03%, 98%), with forms like Mattie going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mata, Marta, Martha, Marti, Martie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Martina, Marty, Marva, Mattie, Pat in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marta, Martha outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mata is pronounced similarly to Mattea, Mattia, Matty, Meta and Meyta. Other recommended names are Agata, Barta, Grata, Ita, Kata, Lata, Leta, Maaja, Mab, Maci, Mada, Madra, Mady, Mae, Mahra, Maia, Maida, Mair, Maisa, Maiya, Maj, Maja, Mal, Mala, Malea, Mali, Malia, Malva, Manya, Mara, Marah, Marg, Marga, Mari, Maria, Marita, Marja, Martia, Mary, Mat, Mathea, Mathia, Maud, Max, Maya, Mayah, Mayda, Meda, Mia, Mika, Mina, Minta, Mira, Mirta, Mitra, Miya, Moana, Moja, Mora, Myla, Myra, Nata, Neta, Reta, Rita, Ruta, Santa, Tita, Tyta and Uta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mata.

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