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Meaning and name origin

Marita \m(a)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of Welsh and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marita is "star of the sea". Marita is a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris".

Marita has 3 variant forms: Maretta, Marietta, Maurita.


Marita is a very popular first name for females (#1532 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marita for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marita name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marita and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mari, Marietta, Marita and Mary. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mari, Marietta, Marita, Mary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Carita, Karita, Larita, Malita, Marcita, Margita, Marhta, Maria, Mariet, Marika, Marina, Marisa, Marit, Maritsa, Maritza, Mariza, Markita, Marsita, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Martha, Marti, Martia, Martita, Martta, Marty, Mirta, Myrta, Sarita and Zarita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marita.


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