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Gender: Female Pronunciation: OO-ta Meaning of Uta: "prosperity, riches" Origin of Uta: German

The name Uta is a girl's name of German origin meaning "prosperity, riches". Uta and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With U and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Medieval name that still hasn't crossed the ocean, known here primarily via actress/teacher Uta Hagen.

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Famous People Named Uta

Uta Thyra Hagen, American acting teacher
Uta von Naumburg, model for Disney's evil queen from Snow White
Uta von Ballenstedt, Margravine of Meissen as wife of Eckard II
Uta, Countess of Schauenburg, German heiress
Uta Frith, German developmental psychologist
Uta Nickel, German finance minister
Uta Pippig, German runner
Uta Ranke-Heinemann, German theologian
Uta Rohländer, German sprinter
Uta Shimamura, Japanese pop singer and former member of Country Girls

Pop Culture References for the name Uta

Uta, role in the Ernest Reyer opera 'Sigurd'
Uta Refson, vampirologist on TV's 'The L Word' (her full name is Nosferatu backwards)
Uta, mother of Kriemhild and King Gunther in the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied'
"Uta" means "song" in Japanese

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