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What does Carita mean?

Carita /ca-ri-ta/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carita is "beloved". From the Latin word "caritas" meaning "charity, love". Pet form of Cara.

Associated with: charity (gracious).

Variations

Carita has 2 variants: Caritta and Karita.

Related girl names: Carina, Charity and Kara.

Carita has 16 more alternative forms via Cara: Caera, Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralia, Caranda, Caretta, Carina, Carine, Carrie, Carry, Kaira, Kara, Karina, Karine and Karra.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Cariya, Chrita, ..

(male) Carica, Carit, ..

How popular is Carita?

Carita is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3581 out of 4276, Top 84%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular variation forms of Carita (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Karina (#429 from current records), Kara (#442), Cara (#672), Carina (#1019), Charity (#1057), Carrie (#1492), Carry and Kaira. Other variants, like Carah, are seldom used. These relations of Carita were favored as baby names in the 1970s (median #794) and have become much less conventional since (#1138, 83.7% less usage), with versions like Kara becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Carita and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cara, Carina, Carrie, Carry, Charity in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaira, Kara, Karina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cara, Kara outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CARITA

Carita is alike in pronunciation to Coretta and Corita. Other recommended names are Aurita, Barta, Caila, Calina, Camia, Carena, Caresa, Carie, Carinna, Caris, Carisa, Carisma, Carissa, Carla, Carlia, Carlisa, Carlista, Carlla, Carlyta (see Carly), Carmina, Carmit, Carmiya, Carna, Carola, Catina, Catrina, Ceria, Cerisa, Chairity (see Charity), Chariety, Charita, Charitey (see Charity), Chariti (see Charity), Cherida, Cherit, Cherita, Cherith, Clairita, Clareta, Clarica, Clariza, Corisa, Crista, Cyrina, Danita, Daria, Darina, Davita, Dorita, Farica, Karida, Karima, Karlita, Lanita, Larisa, Marhta, Maria, Marika, Marina, Marita, Maritza, Mariza, Marta, Martita, Maurita, Nakita, Saria, Sharita, Tanita, Tarina, Vanita, Wanita and Yarina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carita.


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