[ 2 syll. al-ta, alt-a ] The baby girl name Alta is pronounced AOL-Taa- †. Alta is of Latin origin, and it is used mainly in the English and Spanish languages. The name is of the meaning 'high'.
Alta is a variant of Altagracia (Spanish).
Variants of Alta include Allta, Altana, Altea, Altha (English), and Alto.
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Alta is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1904, 0.112% of baby girls were given the name Alta. Its ranking then was #164. The baby name has since experienced a marked decline in popularity, and is of only infrequent use today. Within all girl names in its group, Alta was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Alta include Aelwyd, Alda, Aldith, Aldyth, Aleid, Aleit, Alet, Alette, Alheit, Alide, Altha, Altie, Alto, Eilat, Uald, Ualdae, Alauda, Alditha, Aleida, and Aleta.
† Pronunciation for Alta: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"