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What does Markita mean?

Markita Pronunciation of Markita [marki-ta] as a girls' name has its roots in Greek and Czechoslovakian, and the meaning of the name Markita is "pearl". Markita is a variant form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Markita is also a variation of Marketa (Czechoslovakian).

Associated with: greek.


Markita has 5 variants: Markeeta, Marketta, Marqueta, Marquetta and Marquita.

23 more alternative forms via Margaret, Marketa: Maiga, Marcheta, Marchieta, Marga, Margarita, Margerita, Marget, Margie, Margies, Margisia, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margot, Margrit, Marguita, Marit, Marji, Marjie, Markeda, Markee, Markia and Markie.

Creative forms:
(female) Makita, Markima, ..

(male) Markila, ..

Middle name pairings:
Markita Spencer (M.S.), ..

How popular is Markita?

Markita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2560 out of 4276, Top 60%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Markita entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1239 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Margaret (#154 from current records), Margot (#593), Margarita (#1698), Marquetta, Marquita, Markie, Marjie, Marget, Margie, Marcheta and Markia are the popular related forms of Markita rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Maiga, are seldom used. These forms of Markita were favored as baby names during 1890-1899 (adoption of 4.5%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.2%, 96%). Margaret has generally been popular among parents, though Margot has gained in usage over time, while versions like Margarita are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markita, Marcheta, Margaret, Margarita, Marget in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margie, Margot, Marjie, Markia, Markie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marquetta, Marquita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Birkita (see Bridget), Carita, Carlita, Carmita, Karita, Karlita, Karmita, Larita, Malita, Malkia, Marchita, Marcia, Marcila, Marcina, Marcita, Mareina, Mareisa, Maretta, Marhta, Maria, Marika, Marina, Mariquita, Marisa, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Mariza, Markaisa, Markisha, Marlina, Marlisa, Marnia, Marnina, Marsia, Marsita, Marta, Martia, Martina, Martita, Martta, Marvina, Maurita, Nakita, Sarita and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Markita.

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