Meaning and Name Origin
Myrta \m(y)-rta, myr-ta\ as a girls' name is a derivative of Myrtle (Latin): botanical and nature name based on the evergreen shrub that was sacred to Venus as a symbol of love. Somewhat infrequently used as a birth name.
Myrta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4125 out of 4276, Top 96%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Myrta for girls. Myrta reached its peak position of #491 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Myrta and affiliated names. Myrtle, Myrtis, Myrtie and Myrtice are the popular alternative forms of Myrta. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 and have become much less popular since, with the versions Myrtle, Myrtis, Myrtie, Myrtice and Myrta falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Myrta▼ is pronounced similarly to Marhta, Marta▼, Marti, Martta, Marty, Meerta and Mirta. Other suggested similar baby names are Marita, Mart, Marte, Marth, Martha▼, Martia, Mirtha, Myra▼, Myrla and Myrna▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Myrta.