Martha
Origin/Usage
Aramaic
Pronunciation
MAHR-thə
Meaning
Lady of the house
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Martha originates in Aramaic and means "lady of the house". This was the name of several saints, including Saint Martha, a 3rd century Catholic martyr. In the Bible, Martha of Bethany was the sister of Lazarus and Mary. In its variant spelling the name is popular in different languages around the world. In the United States its usage as a feminine given name has declined lately. The famous bearer is the American TV personality and business magnate Martha Stewart.

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Famous Marthas

Martha Jefferson - U.S. First Lady in the 19th century
Martha Stewart - TV celebrity
Martha Washington - U.S. First Lady in the 18th century
Martha Blum - writer
Martha Brooks - writer
Martha Cannary - writer
Martha Cipolla - jazz artist
Martha Cleveland - writer
Martha Coolidge - film director
Martha Finley - writer
Martha Graham - dancer
Martha Johnson - writer
Martha Plimpton - actress

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