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17k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marta

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for assertive, a great leader

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

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

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons Named Marta

Martika is a pop music, synthpop, dance-pop, and pop rock singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to present. Martika was given the name Marta Marrero on May 18th, 1969 in Whittier, California, U.S.

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Marta Dusseldorp is an actress. Marta was born in 1973.

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Marta is a soccer player for the FC Rosengård, Centro Sportivo Alagoano, CR Vasco da Gama, Santa Cruz Futebol Clube (MG), Umeå IK, Los Angeles Sol, Santos FC (women), FC Gold Pride, Western New York Flash, Tyresö FF, and Brazil women's national football team. Marta was born on February 19th, 1986 in Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil.

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Linda Cristal is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1952. Linda was given the name Marta Victoria Moya Burges on February 23rd, 1934 in Rosario, Santa Fe.

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Marta Kristen is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1960. Marta was given the name Birgit Annalisa Rusanen on February 26th, 1945 in Oslo.

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Marta was born on August 9th, 1924.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marta

Marta is a soccer player for the FC Rosengård, Centro Sportivo Alagoano, CR Vasco da Gama, Santa Cruz Futebol Clube (MG), Umeå IK, Los Angeles Sol, Santos FC (women), FC Gold Pride, Western New York Flash, Tyresö FF, and Brazil women's national football team. Marta was born on February 19th, 1986 in Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to 2002. Lynne was born on October 30th, 1946 in Somerville, New Jersey.

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ByeAlex is an indie pop singing, songwriter, journalist, and novelist. He plays Human voice. ByeAlex was given the name Alex Márta on June 6th, 1984 in Kisvárda.

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István Márta is a composer, management, and manager. István was born on June 14th, 1952 in Budapest.

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Olczak was born on May 19th, 1994 in Warsaw.

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How popular is the baby name Marta in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 5 0
1898 6 6 0
1901 6 6 0
1903 8 8 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 9 9 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 7 7 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 12 12 0
1912 19 19 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 17 17 0
1915 24 24 0
1916 25 25 0
1917 26 26 0
1918 29 29 0
1919 28 28 0
1920 32 32 0
1921 30 30 0
1922 28 28 0
1923 34 34 0
1924 46 46 0
1925 38 38 0
1926 28 28 0
1927 38 38 0
1928 31 31 0
1929 31 31 0
1930 28 28 0
1931 35 35 0
1932 51 51 0
1933 58 58 0
1934 57 57 0
1935 51 51 0
1936 69 69 0
1937 67 67 0
1938 75 75 0
1939 69 69 0
1940 78 78 0
1941 87 87 0
1942 88 88 0
1943 106 106 0
1944 152 152 0
1945 112 112 0
1946 129 129 0
1947 141 141 0
1948 145 145 0
1949 175 175 0
1950 443 443 0
1951 409 409 0
1952 395 395 0
1953 432 432 0
1954 421 421 0
1955 417 417 0
1956 395 395 0
1957 444 444 0
1958 397 397 0
1959 408 408 0
1960 346 346 0
1961 350 350 0
1962 382 382 0
1963 374 374 0
1964 343 343 0
1965 352 352 0
1966 328 328 0
1967 335 335 0
1968 335 335 0
1969 271 271 0
1970 325 325 0
1971 311 306 5
1972 235 235 0
1973 217 217 0
1974 236 231 5
1975 237 232 5
1976 191 191 0
1977 200 200 0
1978 222 222 0
1979 215 215 0
1980 216 216 0
1981 260 260 0
1982 208 199 9
1983 183 183 0
1984 174 174 0
1985 176 176 0
1986 182 176 6
1987 133 133 0
1988 140 134 6
1989 174 164 10
1990 176 176 0
1991 172 172 0
1992 157 157 0
1993 132 132 0
1994 131 131 0
1995 138 138 0
1996 140 140 0
1997 119 119 0
1998 107 107 0
1999 110 110 0
2000 94 94 0
2001 126 126 0
2002 107 107 0
2003 87 87 0
2004 93 93 0
2005 90 90 0
2006 82 82 0
2007 69 69 0
2008 74 74 0
2009 79 79 0
2010 65 65 0
2011 65 65 0
2012 55 55 0
2013 61 61 0
2014 64 64 0
2015 53 53 0
2016 74 74 0
2017 62 62 0

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Popularity of Marta as a first name

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Popularity of Marta as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marta U.S.
  White 48.55% 64.26%
  African American 1.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 47.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marta

People with the last name Marta are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marta

  • How Popular is the name Marta? Marta is the 1,833rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Marta was the 21,660th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,975 babies born with the first name Marta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marta to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marta is Friday, October 11th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Marta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marta was in 1957 with a total of 444 babies.
  • Random Marta Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marta is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 29 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Marta: Your name in reverse order is Atram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atarm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,203 people with the last name Marta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marta? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marta as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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