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What does Mariquita mean?

Mariquita Pronunciation of Mariquita [mariq-ui-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Mariquita is "star of the sea". Mariquita is a variant form of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


3 different relations via Mary: Marietta, Mariquilla and Marita.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Mariquita Miriam (M.M.), ..

How popular is Mariquita?

Mariquita is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Mariquita is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Mariquita (outside Top 2000) are Marietta, Marita and Mary (#124 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Mariquita was at its peak 135 years ago (adoption of 8.23%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.17%, down 98%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marietta, Marita, Mary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Chiquita, Enriqueta, Laquita, Marcheta, Marchieta (see Margaret), Marchita, Marcita, Margarita, Margerita (see Margaret), Margit, Margita, Marguita, Marialisa, Maricia, Marilisa, Maristela, Markeeta, Marketa, Marketta, Markita, Marquesa, Marqueta, Marquetta, Marqui, Marquisa, Marquise, Marquisha, Marquita, Marsita, Martita, Naquita, Niquita and Paquita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mariquita.

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