Meaning and Origin of: Martha

The name Martha is Aramic for "A lady"; "mistress"; "who becomes bitter"; "provoking"

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Aramic : A lady; mistress; who becomes bitter; provoking

Family name origins & meanings

  • Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Dutch, Greek (Marthas), etc. : metronymic from the female personal name, which appears in the New Testament as Martha (Aramaic Marta ‘lady’) (see Marta).

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