Meaning and Origin of: Marta

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek, Persian, Hebrew, Irish, Latin : Child of light; pearl; jewel
  • Arabic, English, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Scandinavian, Spanish : Lady; mistress; bitter; pearl
  • Aramic : A lady; mistress; who becomes bitter; provoking
  • Latin : Warlike; who loves everyone; warring

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan : from marta ‘marten’.
  • Slavic and Hungarian (Márta) : from the female personal name which appears in the New Testament as Martha (Aramaic Marta ‘lady’), borne by the sister of Lazarus and Mary (of Bethany).