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Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1222).

What does the name "Martha" mean?

Martha (Hebrew): Lady

The name "Martha" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Lady". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Ahtram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Matrah". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Martha" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Martha? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 549,157 babies born with the name Martha in the United States. That's more than enough Marthas to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,040 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Martha" was in 1947 with a total of 10,651 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marthas)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Martha" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 26 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of 6,777 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Martha popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Martha in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Martha

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart is a businesswoman, writer, television personality, and former fashion model. Martha was born in 1941 as Martha Helen Kostyra in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.


Galilea Montijo

Galilea Montijo is an actress, comedian, model, and tv presenter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Galilea was born in 1973 as Martha Galilea Montijo Torres in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.


Martha Plimpton

Martha Plimpton is an actress, singer, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Martha was born in 1970 as Martha Campbell Plimpton in New York, NY.


Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith is an actress, author, voice actress, comedian, and painter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Yeardley was born in 1963 as Martha Maria Yeardley Smith in Paris, France.


Martha Hyer

Martha Hyer is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1946 to 1974. Martha was born in 1924 in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.


Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright is a singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Martha was born in 1976.


Past life for Martha born May 7, 1950

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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