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In Romanian it means "another one".
-- afmona  4/14/2006
Middle name of Lady Bird Johnson (born Claudia Alta Taylor).
-- Kosta  5/25/2006
My friend Alta pronounces it AL-tah (as opposed to AHL-tah).
-- Laurea  9/21/2007
Means high or tall in Portuguese, when referring to a feminine subject. Pronounced AHL-tuh.
-- mellon.collie  4/23/2008
Alta is also the name of a town in Norway.
-- Anonymous User  10/1/2008
This name is the feminine form of "alto", which means "tall" in Spanish.
-- Anonymous User  10/2/2010
In the US, it's usually pronounced AL-tah. I first heard this name after attending a 75th birthday party for an elderly woman who had a daughter named Alta. I guess the name stuck me since the woman's daughter looked a lot like my mother (I was 7 at the time).
-- GibsonGirl  8/7/2012

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