What does Maritza mean?
Maritza \m(a)-rit-za, mar(i)-tza\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Maritza means "star of the sea". Maritza is a form of Marissa (Latin): variant of Maris. Maritza is also a form of Mary (Latin).
Maritza▼ has 1 variant: Maritsa.
Maritza▼ has 46 more different forms 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.
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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity 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. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 and are somewhat less popular today, with forms like Marie, Mariela, Marisa, Maritza and Marla becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy girl names in this list are Malia (#345), Mara (#695), Mariam (#568), Mariana (#331) and Marilyn (#405), with Mariana enjoying a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)