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Maritza meaning and name origin

Maritza \m(a)-rit-za, mar(i)-tza\ as a girl's name has the meaning "star of the sea" and is a variant of Marissa (Latin): variant of Maris. Also a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris".

Maritza has 1 variant form: Maritsa.

Suggested similar baby names are Marita and Mariza.

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Popularity of Maritza

Maritza is a very popular first name for females (#680 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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