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What does Mirtha mean?

Mirtha Pronunciation of Mirtha [mirtha] as a name for girls is an Aramaic name, and the name Mirtha means "lady; mistress of the house; crown of thorns". Mirtha is a version of Martha (Aramaic). Mirtha is also a derivative of Mirta (Spanish, Greek): also used as variation of Myrtle.

Associated with: lady (noble), crown (queen), thorns.


Mirtha has 2 variants: Marthy and Meertha.

20 more related forms via Martha, Mirta: Marfa, Marhta, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Marthe, Marthena, Marti, Martie, Martina, Martita, Martje, Martta, Marty, Marva, Mata, Matha, Meerta and Mitra.

Creative forms:
(female) Mitha, ..

(male) Mirter, Mirtin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mirtha Seraphina (M.S.), ..

How popular is Mirtha?

Mirtha is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2981 out of 4276, Top 70%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Martha (#791 from recent data), Martina (#1635), Marva, Mata, Marty, Martie, Marti and Marta are the prominent related forms of Mirtha (not ranked). Other forms, like Martita, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Mirtha reached its apex during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.8%) and is now much less, with versions such as Marva becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marty, Marva, Mata in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Artha, Bartha, Bertha, Birta, Birtha, Cintha, Dortha, Eartha, Ertha, Githa, Hertha, Maretta, Marita, Marsha, Martia, Miesha, Minta, Mira, Mirah, Mirana, Mireya, Mirham, Mirja, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirra, Mirtie, Mischa, Misha, Myrta, Myrtia, Myrtie and Tirzha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mirtha.

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