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The name Martha is of Aramaic origin, and means lady.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Martha has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Martha
Use of the Name Martha for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
542,052 120,917 25,797 7,416 3,345 1,171 560
The table below indicates the number of times the name Martha has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Martha
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880161,040  
1881171,044  
1882141,22962910
1883151,2556689
1884161,443  
1885171,425  
1886181,4918147
1887171,504  
1888191,76963011
1889211,711  
1890221,785  
1891211,744  
1892241,915  
1893251,8058098
1894241,9689217
1895252,0967799
1896262,0238079
1897261,990  
1898252,1849577
1899281,9088348
1900282,4379469
1901291,8858288
1902302,0309018
1903291,980  
1904292,019  
1905322,092  
1906292,1969778
1907312,2729779
1908322,323  
1909282,50299710
1910282,85291313
1911283,011  
1912293,906  
1913284,528  
1914275,419  
1915257,217  
1916247,604  
1917228,256  
1918258,342  
1919258,311  
1920238,712  
1921219,254  
1922219,023  
1923218,961  
1924219,319  
1925238,750  
1926248,547  
1927248,298  
1928228,246  
1929277,623  
1930277,827  
1931287,469  
1932277,574  
1933277,157  
1934277,599  
1935247,612  
1936247,378  
1937247,964  
1938268,584  
1939278,48591847
1940268,68597744
1941259,14595845
1942299,524  
1943299,673  
1944299,323  
1945308,723  
1946329,749  
19473210,645  
19483210,021  
1949349,801  
1950329,819  
1951389,594  
1952409,703  
1953419,244  
1954468,593  
1955537,931  
1956597,709  
1957637,365  
1958696,743  
1959726,427  
1960835,827  
1961815,717  
1962875,166  
1963904,884  
1964954,454  
1965993,802  
19661063,273  
19671172,906  
19681232,580  
19691392,423  
19701412,367  
19711472,189  
19721511,896  
19731571,727  
19741501,834  
19751501,785  
19761611,600  
19771711,589  
19781761,482  
19791851,444  
19801781,547  
19811761,566  
19821881,447  
19831981,340  
19842161,207  
19852121,208  
19862271,142  
19872371,119  
19882361,117  
19892201,234  
19902291,246  
19912491,113  
19922461,127  
19932651,039  
1994292929  
1995306904  
1996323863  
1997340831  
1998374753  
1999388720  
2000376762  
2001398730  
2002423682  
2003480611  
2004511560  
Totals:  542,052 286

During the last 125 years, parents have used Martha as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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