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What does Marquita mean?

Marquita Pronunciation of Marquita [mar-qui-ta] as a girls' name has its roots in Latin and Czechoslovakian, and the meaning of the name Marquita is "dedicated to Mars". Marquita is an alternate spelling of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus. Marquita is also a form of Marcia (Latin). Marquita is also used as a variant of Marketa (Czechoslovakian).

Associated with: dedicated.


Marquita has 3 variants: Markeeta, Markita and Marqueta.

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

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Middle name pairings:
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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)

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. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Marquita ranked in the Top 2000 are Marcella (#1380 the previous year), Markita, Markia and Marcia. Other forms, like Marchita, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Marquita reached its highest 75 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.

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