Marta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of Μαρθα (Martha), a Greek form of the Hebrew name מרתא (Marta´) = 'woman, lady, mistress, housewife' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Aramaic marta = 'lady, mistress, housewife' [7] [8] [9]

3) Variant form of Margareta [1] [4] [6]:

a) Younger form of Margta [7]
b) Short form of Marita (see Marit) [7]
c) Short form of Mareta (see Maret) [7]

4) Short form of Martina [7]

Related Names

Marta
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Swedish
Mártá
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Sami
Marte
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Martha
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Swedish
Marthe
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Martta
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Marttu
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Finish
Martukka
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Martuska
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Finish

See also Marfa, Marppa, Martea

Combinations

For combinations see MART (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Marta
Genitive: Martas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Marta
Accusative: Martu
Dative: Martu
Genitive: Martu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Marta
Genitive: Martan
Partitive: Martaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Marta
Accusative: Mörtu
Dative: Mörtu
Genitive: Mörtu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Marta
Genitive: Martas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Marta
Genitive: Martas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

27 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

17 October

Norway Norway

17 October

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

26 July

Sweden Sweden

27 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Marta Schumann (née Myklebust, 4 February 1919 - 24 April 1994), Norwegian author

Bible

  • Marta is the sister of Maria and Lazarus in the New Testament

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[10]
2770 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
2585 4804 0 1
Denmark Denmark[12]
936 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
461 625 0 0
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 1451 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Marta(f) Sources: [11][12][10][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Marta(f) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Marta(f)

Sources: [11] [12] [10] [14]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Axel Tórgarð: Dagar og nøvn í álmanakkanum (2008)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables