Marsha

Marsha - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marsha, meaning warlike, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1919 on position #1664. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marsha and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marsha? 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 Marsha. The baby girl name Marsha was given to 7 baby girls in 2011, ranking #4389 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 202,790 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marsha peaked in popularity 69 years ago in 1950 on position 68.



Famous with this name

Marsha Thomason
Marsha Fitzalan
Marsha Moreau


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Marsha is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marsha is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1,700 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,700.

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 Marsha is where you live.


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Marsha origin and meaning

Marsha is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means warlike. To see famous people named Marsha, pop culture references for the name Marsha and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marsha

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

Marcia / Marissa / Margie / Marisa / Margo / Marcy / Marcie / Marci / Maryjo / Mercy /

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
20114389
20075733
20063869
20053758
20045454
20024417
20013224
20003302
19992776
19982517
19972125
19961830
19952027
19941653
19931532
19921376
19911064
1990956
19891004
1988913
1987714
1986777
1985682
1984545
1983495
1982440
1981404
1980393
1979335
1978286
1977280
1976266
1975242
1974231
1973227
1972231
1971228
1970228
1969256
1968242
1967224
1966232
1965215
1964204
1963191
1962181
1961180
1960178
1959163
1958158
1957144
1956130
1955106
195486
195383
195275
195176
195068
194979
194876
194787
194698
1945113
1944111
1943132
1942155
1941203
1940226
1939261
1938254
1937262
1936359
1935585
1934811
1933817
19321204
1931887
19301190
19291874
19281499
19271492
19261532
19251423
19241600
19231993
19191664

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida1700

Even more about Marsha


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 Marsha 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 Marsha?

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
1950
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marsha
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 202,790
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1919
2011 births +7

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