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.Kreatif forms: Magritza, Miritza. [more]
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 #376 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Maritza and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Maritza rated in the Top 1000 are Malia (#345 the previous year), Mara (#695), Maria (#115), Mariam (#568), Marian, Mariana (#331), Mariann, Marianna (#868), Marie (#579), Mariel, Mariela, Marietta, Marilee, Marilyn (#405), Marin, Marion, Marisa, Marissa (#473), Marita, Marla, Mary (#120) and Mitzi. Other forms, like Marrissa, are uncommon. These relations of Maritza were at the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (adoption of 0.36%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.24%, ▼34%). Mary has generally been the top pick of parents, though Maria is now the top form, while forms like Maritza are now less common.
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Recommended similar baby 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.