Martha meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Martha No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlOrigin: Aramaic English Swedish Norwegian Danish Dutch German Greek Biblical Old Church Slavic Biblical Latin Biblical Greek
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Meanings: Lady Mistress of the House Mistress Dedicated to Mars Aramaic, Greek origin, meaning: Herrin, Hebrew meaning also: the bitterness. Since the Middle Ages in Germany spread. Namesake: Martha Graham, American dancer and choreographer.

Martha was ranked 785 in 1995 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.15% from its previous ranking of 761 in 1994. Martha was ranked 584 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 5.96% from its previous ranking of 621 in 2015.

Full form of Martha : Meditative Adventuresome Rebellious Tender Helpful Adept

Martha is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2000 and ranked 67 in 2015. Around 10392 people wear Martha as their first name. Martha is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Martha was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2016 and ranked 584 (0.009899% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 549973 people wear Martha as their first name. Comes from the aramé in "marta" means: "lady, mistress" is feasted on July 29th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Martha showcases in the charts. 0.152154% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Martha
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History of Martha

Sister of Lazarus and Mary of Béhanie, near Jerusalem, in the 1st century, she receives Jesus in her house. After the death of Christ, she is going to bring the good news to the pagans, probably in Gaul. Mistress of the house, she is always represented with keys, a pot and a ladle. She is the boss of the housewives and the waiters.

Expression number of Martha is 7. They are balanced, stable women, but of strong character. Martha likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Martha are gifted with an analytical mind. Quite distant, they are serious. Martha are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone. Very active, they are sociable as long as it does not harm their business or their interests. They have a lot of will and the spirit of competition. They occur mainly in the professional life and are not well locked up between four walls. They are economical and have the business sense.

Names that rhyme with Martha Famous people named Martha
Martha Issová in Deti noci as Actress
Martha Elliott in The Interpreter as Actress
Martha Williams in She Hate Me as Actress
Martha Gellhorn in Martha Gellhorn as
Martha Katherin in La collegiale as Actress
Martha Claudia Moreno in Frida as Actress
Martha Mears in Holiday Inn as Soundtrack
Martha Wash in D2: The Mighty Ducks as Soundtrack
Martha Greenhouse in Bananas as Actress
Martha Vourtsi in Tora pou fevgo ap' ti zoi as Actress
Names like Martha Martha Namesakes Related Names: Mar Mara Maraam Marabel Marabella Marabelle Marabeth Marache Maradee Maradith Marae Maragaret Maragret Marah Marai Maraia Maraiah Maraih Maraina Maraiya Comments :Verena Varner Martha is a Hebrew feminine first name (מרתה Marta ), meaning "the mistress " or "mistress". Martha is the patron saint of housewives. The name was in the Middle Ages entered the German name. From the 18th century the name has been more common. In 1903, Martha was No. 1 on the most common female names, Between 1890 and 1906 the name was always on one of the top five places. From 1890 to 1915, the name was always on the first ten places. In 1927, the name disappeared from the most common 30 name. To date, it has never been placed back into the common 30 name. Popularity of Martha
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