Name Martha Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Martha


Martha is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Martha?

Martha is a biblical name of Aramaic and Accadian origin. In the New Testament, Martha of Bethany is the sister of Lazarus and Mary. Martha is also the patron saint of housewives, innkeepers, servants and maids.

What does the name Martha mean?

Martha means “mistress”, “ruler” or “lady” (from Aramaic “martâ/מרתא”) and “daughter” (from Accadian “mārtum”).

Pronunciation of Martha

Variants of the name Martha


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Popularity of the name Martha

The name Martha is ranked #473 overall.

Martha in the Top 50 Names

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