Its source is an English expression meaning "An aromatic, evergreen shrub."
This girl's name is used in Spanish.
The name Mirta ranked 1745th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
The myrtle is an aromatic, evergreen shrub. It was sacred to the goddess of love in a number of ancient Mediterranean cultures. A Persian form of this name is the probable source of another English girl's name, Esther.