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Meaning & History

Originally a variant of Matty, a 17th-century diminutive of MARTHA. It is now commonly used as a diminutive of PATRICIA.
Masculine FormPatrick
Other Languages & CulturesMartha Biblical Martha Biblical Greek Martha Biblical Latin Marta Bulgarian Marta Catalan Marta, Patricija Croatian Marta, Patricie Czech Martha Danish Marta, Martha Dutch Martta Finnish Marthe French Marta Georgian Marta, Martha, Patricia German Martha Greek Márta, Patrícia, Mártuska Hungarian Marta Icelandic Pádraigín Irish Marta, Patrizia Italian Patricia Late Roman Marta Latvian Morta Lithuanian Marta Macedonian Maata Maori Matty Medieval English Marte, Martha, Marthe Norwegian Marta, Patrycja, Patka Polish Marta, Patrícia Portuguese Marta Romanian Marfa, Marta Russian Marta Serbian Marta, Patrícia, Patka Slovak Marta, Patricija Slovene Marta, Patricia, Martita Spanish Marta, Martha Swedish


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Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute