Icelandic"exalted or rescue"
Birta Origin and Meaning
The name Birta is girl's name of Swedish origin meaning "exalted or rescue".
An Icelandic diminutive of Birgitta turned popular first name there, currently ranking among the Top 30 girl names in Iceland. Parent name Birgitta is either a Nordic variant of Brigitta, from the Irish Brighid "exalted one", or a feminization of the Norse masculine name Birger, meaning "help, rescue".