Marta Name Meaning & Origin

Marta

Pronunciation: MAHR-tə (key)

Origin of the name Marta:

Cognate of Martha, which is derived from the Aramaic Mārthā (lady, mistress). The name is borne in the Bible by the sister of Lazarus and Mary of Bethany.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Marta

Marty, Mart, Mar, Tata, Martu, Mars, Em

Meanings and history of the name Marta

This form of Martha, meaning "lady, mistress of the house", is the standard form in many parts of the world, including Poland, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Romania, the Czech Republic, Spain, Latin America, and many others.

Famous real-life people named Marta

Marta Kauffman, American writer and producer, co-creator of the TV series "Friends"
Marta Kristen (born Birgit Annalisa Rusanen), American actress, best known for the 1960s series "Lost in Space"
Marta Hillers, German journalist
Marta Vieira da Silva, Brazilian soccer player
Márta Károlyi, Romanian-American gymnastics coach
Marta Sahagún de Fox (born Marta María Sahagún Jiménez), First Lady of Mexico
Marta Randall, American science fiction writer
Marta Kubišová, Czech singer and activist
Marta Eggerth, Austrian operetta singer

Marta in song, story & screen

Marta von Trapp, middle child of the Trapp family in the musical "The Sound Of Music"

An opera, "Marta" by Von Flotow, with a beautiful aria called "M'appari". Features in the film "Breaking Away".

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