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pinWhat does Maritza mean?

Maritza /mar-itza/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Maritza means "star of the sea". Maritza is an alternate form of Marissa (Latin): form of Maris. Maritza is also a form of Mary (Latin).


Maritza has 1 variant: Maritsa.

Maritza has 13 more different forms via Marissa, Mary: Maretta, Maria, Mariana, Maricia, Mariela, Marietta, Marilla, Marisa, Marisha, Mariska, Marita, Mariza and Maurita.

Kreatif forms: Marritza, Martza, Miritza. [more]

pinHow 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 popularity of Maritza for girls. Maritza entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #376 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Maritza and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Maritza rated in the Top 1000 are Maria (#115 the previous year), Mariana (#331), Mariela, Marietta, Marisa, Marissa (#473), Marita and Mary (#120). Forms like Mariza are uncommon. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2004 (usage of 0.5902%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.329%, 44.3%), with the forms Mariela, Marietta, Marisa and Maritza becoming less trendy. Mariana (#331) and Marissa (#473) are two of the more trendy birth names among these, with Mariana enjoying a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maritza, Maria, Mariana, Mariela, Marietta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marisa, Marissa, Marita, Mary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Marissa, Mary outside U.S.