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pinWhat does Carita mean?

Carita /cari-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.


Carita has 2 variants: Caritta and Karita.

Related girl names: Carina, Charity and Kara.

Carita has 26 more alternative forms via Cara: Caera, Carabelle, Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Caralin, Caralyn, Caranda, Caretta, Carina, Carine, Carrie, Carry, Kaara, Kaira, Kara, Karalee, Karina, Karine, Karra, Karrie, Karry and Lacara.

Kreatif forms: Cyarita. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Popular variation forms of Carita (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Karina (#429 2 years ago), Kara (#442), Cara (#672), Karrie, Charity, Carina and Carrie. Other variants, like Karra, are seldom used. These relations of Carita were favored as baby names during 1980-1989 (average #374) and have become much less conventional since (#791, 66.7% less), with the versions Cara, Carina, Charity, Carrie and Karrie becoming somewhat dated. Kara is more universally found than the rest, although Karina seems to be becoming a favorite too. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Carita and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cara, Carina, Carrie, Charity, Kara in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karina, Karrie in U.S.

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

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Carita is alike in pronunciation to Corita. Other recommended similar baby names are Carisa, Carlita, Carmita, Cerrita, Charita, Chariti, Cherita, Clarita, Larita, Marita, Sarita and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carita.