What does Uta mean?
Uta /uta/ as a girls' name. Origin uncertain, possibly short form of Otthild (Old German) "prospers in battle". Actress Uta Hagen.
How popular is Uta?
Uta is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Uta is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Uta and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Uta (not in Top 1000) are Ottilie and Ottilia. Other variants, like Otylia, are seldom used. These forms of Uta were favored as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (average #680) and are now less common, with the versions Ottilia and Ottilie becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)