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Alta (boy)

What does Alta mean?

Alta Pronunciation of Alta [al-ta] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Alta) is pronounced All-tah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Alta is "high, elevated". As in Alta, Utah, thousands of feet in height.

Associated with: high (great).


Alta has 2 variants: Alto and Altus.

1 feminine form: Altagracia.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldi, Alled, ..

(female) Alja, Alte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alta Misael (A.M.), ..

How popular is Alta?

Alta is a rare first name for males. Alta is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Alta reached its apex rank of #1357 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent alternative form of Alta ranked in the Top 2000 is Alto. Adoption of these forms of Alta was widespread among parents a century ago (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alta, Alto in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abba, Abda, Abia, Abna, Adya, Aitan, Al, Alan, Alba, Alban, Alby, Aldan, Aldo, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alf, Alfa, Alfo, Alfy, Alga, Algar, Algy, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allan, Aloj, Alon, Alpha, Altaer, Altair, Altayr, Alten, Alter, Altman, Alton, Aluf, Alun, Alva, Alvah, Alvan, Alvar, Alvy, Aly, Alyn, Antal, Ara, Arda, Arlea, Art, Arte, Arto, Arty, Asa, Atlea, Autha, Ava, Avia, Mata, Nata and Ota. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alta.

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