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This name reminds me of a hard working and loving woman.
-- DarciElila  6/28/2005
The name of one of the daughters in The Sound of Music is Marta-I think she's the one who's always reading--like me!
-- Anonymous User  3/20/2006
Also Serbian. [noted -ed]
-- Carnaval  5/16/2006
Also pronounced MAHR-tah in Polish.
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-- ADT  6/19/2006
Marta was used as the name of the fourth von Trapp daughter in the movie "The Sound of Music". Marta's character represented the real fourth daughter, who was named Johanna.
-- Chrisell  7/26/2006
In Georgia they have a subway system called Marta.
-- Anonymous User  1/2/2007
I love the name Marta! It makes me think of Marta's Song/The Russian Dervish from Riverdance.
-- Anonymous User  3/31/2007
Also Irish, and pronounced MAR-ta.
-- Aqua  5/6/2007
Does anyone else think of the bus station when you hear this name?
-- Anonymous User  6/7/2007
A famous bearer is Czech singer Marta Jandová (Die Happy). Daughter of singer Petr Janda.
-- Karcoolka  6/24/2007
Czech and pronounced MAHR-tah as well. [noted -ed]
-- HanaB  10/18/2007
Plain and boring.
-- Anonymous User  11/27/2007
I like how it's somewhat traditional, but the removal of the h somehow gives it nice emphasis.
-- gio2475  5/26/2008
Marta Karolyi and her husband, Bela, coach gymnastics.
-- Anonymous User  8/21/2008
Marta is real name of actress Suzanne Marwille (11th July 1895, Praha - 14th January 1962, Praha).
-- Emilie007  9/9/2008
So much better than Martha. Nice name.
-- silly_rabbit  6/21/2009
Also Croatian. [noted -ed]
-- goricar  11/11/2009
I can't believe no one has mentioned Marta Vieira da Silva "Pele with skirts," a famous footballer (soccer player).
-- Meapergirl  12/12/2011
Marta Eggerth (born 1912) is a former actress and singer from Hungary.
-- zaki95  9/13/2012
In Sweden, we say and spell it "Märta", which makes quite a different sound. (The Ä is like the A in "and".)

Personally, spelled and pronounced that way, I think it's one of the worst names around, at least in Sweden.
-- Zanizaila  2/14/2013
Märta and Marta are two different names. Marta is a form of Martha, meaning "lady, mistress". Märta is a short form of Margareta, meaning "pearl". Although Marta has sometimes (in the past) been used as a nickname for Margareta as well.
-- Beautiful Victory  7/19/2013
Marta is also the Georgian form of Martha. It is frequently used in the country.

In Georgian, Marta is written as: მართა. [noted -ed]
-- Lucille  6/9/2013
The name means "Strong but Ladylike".
-- Anonymous User  2/1/2014
Also German variant spelling of Martha. [noted -ed]
-- Sofia  2/7/2015
I think it's a lovely name. I think of either a bright young child or a loving mother. It sounds quite professional too. But with people talking lazily all the time, they might say "Mar-da". Now that would really get on my nerves.
-- Anonymous User  9/9/2015
My name is Marta and I am named after my Hungarian grandmother. I love my name but have had many people spell it with an h.
-- Martamay  1/29/2016
The name is also used in Iceland.
-- jegharenbumsipanden  3/22/2016
It's an okay name, but kinda plain and boring.
-- Anonymous User  5/1/2016

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