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Origin: Aramaic

Meaning: it comes from Aramaic 'marta meaning "lady, mistress", the feminine form of mar (master).

In the New Testament, Martha was the sister of Lazarus and Mary of Bethany who witnessed Jesus' resurrection of her brother back from the dead.



Variants:
  • Marta (Swedish, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Swedish, Icelandic, Latvian, Georgian)
  • Marte (Norwegian)
  • Marthe (Norwegian)



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