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Maritza

What does Maritza mean?

Maritza Pronunciation of Maritza [mar-itza] 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).

Associated with: star, sea.

Variations

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)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maritza name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maritza, Malia, Mara, Maria, Mariam in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marietta, Mariette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marisa, Marisha, Mariska, Marissa, Marita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marrissa, Mary, Maryssa, Merissa, Mitzi in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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