Meaning and name origin
Myrta \m(y)-rta, myr-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin. Myrta is a variant of Myrtle (Latin): botanical and nature name based on the evergreen shrub that was sacred to Venus as a symbol of love.
Myrta is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4125 out of 4276, Top 96%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Myrta for girls (2014 statistics).
Myrta is also 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, Myrna and Myrtia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Myrta.