Its source is Sexta, a Latin name meaning "Sixth."
This girl's name is used in Spanish.
The name Sixta ranked 4201st in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
In ancient Rome the praenomen, or first name, was often ordinal. Other similar names that are still in use include Quintus (''fifth''), Septimus (''seventh''), Octavius and Octavia (''eighth''), and Nona (''ninth''). These names either signified the birth order of the bearer or his or her birth month.