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What does Marquita mean?

Marquita /mar-qui-ta/ as a girls' name. Marquita's roots are Latin and Czechoslovakian, and the meaning of the name Marquita is "dedicated to Mars". Marquita is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Marq-, of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus. Marquita is also a form of Marcia (Latin). Marquita is also used as a variant of Marketa (Czechoslovakian).

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Marquita has 3 variants: Markeeta, Markita and Marqueta.

Marquita has 7 more different relations via Marcella, Marcia, Marketa: Marchita, Marcila, Marcina, Marcita, Markia, Marsia and Martia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Marquila, Marquira, ..

(male) Marquimar, Marquitai, ..

How popular is Marquita?

Marquita is a very prominent first name for women (#961 out of 4276, Top 22%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Marquita for girls. Marquita was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #375 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Marquita ranked in the Top 2000 are Marcella (#1434 the previous year), Markita, Markia and Marcia. Other forms, like Marchita, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Marquita reached its highest 74 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and has become significantly reduced since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marquita, Marcella, Marcia, Markia, Markita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marquita and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Marquita is alike in pronunciation to Marketta and Marquetta. Other recommended names are Carita, Carlita, Carmita, Chiquita, Jaquith, Karita, Karlita, Karmita, Laquita, Larita, Malita, Maralina, Marcheta, Marchieta (see Margaret), Mareina, Mareisa, Maretta, Margarita, Margerita (see Margaret), Marget, Margette, Margit, Margita, Margot, Margrit, Marguarita, Marguita, Margurite, Marhta, Maria, Maricia, Marietta, Marika, Marilisa, Marina, Mariquilla, Mariquita, Marisa, Marit, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Mariza, Markaisa, Markeda, Marlaina, Marleina, Marlina, Marlisa, Marnetta, Marnia, Marnina, Marquesa, Marquessa, Marqui, Marquisa, Marquise, Marquisha, Marsita, Marta, Marteina (see Martina), Martina, Martita, Marvina, Maryetta, Marysia, Maurita, Naquita, Niquita, Paquita, Sarita, Shaquita and Zarita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marquita.