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Martha Meaning


What does Martha mean?

The name Martha is of Aramaic and English origin.

The meaning of Martha is "lady".

Martha is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mar-tha.

The Given Name Martha

Martha is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and popular.

Bold yet luminous, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Martha falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Martha Jefferson Randolph, and Martha Plimpton.

Martha Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 797 in baby name popularity for girls with 341 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 748 in baby name popularity for girls with 374 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Martha Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Martha has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Martha to other names.

Martha Related Names

The names Maata, Marfa, Marta, Marte, Marthe, Martta, Moireach, Morta are all forms of Martha.

Famous Marthas

  • Martha ~ Biblical Character (Luke 10:38), Saint, 1 hurricane
  • Martha Jefferson Randolph ~ U. S. First Lady (1801-1809)
  • Martha Plimpton ~ Actress
  • Martha Stewart ~ Business Mogul
  • Martha Wang Luo ~ Saint
  • Martha Washington ~ U. S. First Lady (1789-1797)

Martha Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Martha.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Martha are often kindhearted and lumbering but most of all they are read more >>

Martha Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Martha in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Martha.

Just for fun, see the name Martha in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Martha in Nautical Flags page.