- a feminine name: equiv. Fr. Marthe, It. & Sp. Marta
- Bible sister of Lazarus and Mary, chided by Jesus for being overly concerned with housework while he talked with Mary: Luke 10:40
Origin of MarthaEcclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek from Aramaic M?rth?, literally , lady, feminine of m?r, lord
In the New Testament, the sister of Lazarus and Mary and a friend of Jesus.