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Martha Name Meaning

Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Dutch, Greek (Marthas), etc.: metronymic from the female personal name, which appears in the New Testament as Martha (Aramaic Marta ‘lady’) (see Marta).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Marta, Maria, Martel, Malta, Mata, Marcia, Marti, March, Bertha

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Martha Family Origin

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Martha Family Occupations

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  • Nun

    50%
  • Seamstress

    50%

In 1881, the most common Martha occupation in Canada was Nun. 50% of Martha's were Nuns. Nun and Seamstress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Martha.

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Martha Historical Records

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Martha Life Expectancy

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Famous Martha Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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