What does Maritza mean?
Maritza [mar-itza] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Maritza means "star of the sea". Maritza is an alternate form, with the suffix -tza, of Marissa (Latin): form of Maris. Maritza is also a form of Mary (Latin).
Maritza▼ has 1 variant: Maritsa.
Maritza has 46 more different relations via Marissa, Mary: Malia, Mara▲, Marella, Maressa, Maretta, Marette, Maria▼, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna▲, Marice, Maricia, Maridel, Marie▼, Mariel, Mariela▼, Mariella, Marietta▼, Mariette, Marilee, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn▼, Marin, Marion▼, Marisa▼, Marisha, Mariska, Marisse, Marita, Mariza, Marja, Marla▼, Marrissa, Marya, Marysa, Marysia, Maryssa, Maurita, Maurizia, Mayria, Merissa, Mitzi▼ and Morissa.Creative forms:
(female) Maitza, Moritza, ..
(male) Marter, Martor, .. Middle name pairings:
Maritza Jaycie (M.J.), ..
How popular is Maritza?
Maritza is a very prominent first name for females (#680 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name history of Maritza for girls. Maritza entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #403 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is presently at #1201. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Maritza and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Maritza (#1201 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Malia (#313 the previous year), Mara (#739), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Mariana (#296), Mariann, Marianna (#853), Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Mariela (#1560), Mariella (#1433), Marietta, Mariette, Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn (#426), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Marisa (#1905), Marisha, Mariska, Marissa (#540), Marita, Marla, Marrissa, Mary (#124), Maryssa, Merissa and Mitzi. Other forms, like Marilin, are uncommon. These relations of Maritza were at the top of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 9.4%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.7%, ▼93%). Mary has generally been the top pick of parents, though Maria is now the top form, while forms like Marissa are now less common.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Carita, Caritta, Claritza, Danitza, Karita, Larita, Malita, Malitia, Malitta, Marcita, Margita, Marhta, Marika, Marilda, Marina▼, Marinda, Marinna, Marit, Markita, Marsita, Marta▼, Martha▼, Martia, Martita, Martje, Martta, Sarita and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Maritza.See names in meaning and etymology.