Meaning:lady or mistress of the house
Martha as a girl's name is of Aramaic origin meaning "lady or mistress of the house". In the Bible, Martha is the sister of Mary and Lazarus. She is patron saint of the helping professions. The name was revived by and popular with the Puritans.
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- Martha WashingtonUnited States First Lady
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