Alta

Alta - A very unique female name



  Dec 08,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alta, meaning elevated, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #195. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alta and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alta? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alta. The baby girl name Alta was given to 6 baby girls in 2003, ranking #4259 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 253,417 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alta peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 195.



Famous with this name

Alta Allen
Alta Lee
Dario Alta


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Alta is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alta is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,845 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,845.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alta is where you live.


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Alta origin and meaning

Alta is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means elevated. To see famous people named Alta, pop culture references for the name Alta and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alta

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alta, sorted by popularity.

Althea / Aleta / Aletha / Alda / Alethea / Awilda / Altha / Alida / Aleida / Alethia /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20034259
19883684
19822985
19803175
19793055
19772691
19762796
19752038
19742442
19732423
19701617
19691836
19682069
19672362
19661830
19651555
19641782
19632296
19621570
19611380
19601247
19591292
19581114
19571119
1956942
19551042
1954986
1953804
1952729
1951751
1950670
1949619
1948651
1947613
1946575
1945496
1944492
1943484
1942454
1941444
1940389
1939398
1938386
1937361
1936352
1935329
1934339
1933291
1932315
1931308
1930320
1929303
1928290
1927282
1926269
1925270
1924255
1923254
1922247
1921243
1920245
1919230
1918220
1917218
1916220
1915220
1914228
1913211
1912206
1911195
1910195

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1845

Even more about Alta


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alta a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alta?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alta
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 253,417
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2003 births +6

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