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What does Mitzi mean?

Mitzi Pronunciation of Mitzi [mitzi] as a girls' name is pronounced MIT-zee. It is of German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mitzi is "star of the sea". Pet name for Mary and Marie. Actress Mitzi Gaynor.

Associated with: star, sea.


Mitzi has 3 variants: Mitzee, Mitzie and Mitzy.

Related girl name: Miriam.

4 more alternative forms via Marie, Mary: Maritza, Mimi, Minnie and Minny.

Creative forms:
(female) Maetzi, Mintzi, ..

(male) Mitho, Mitzid, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mitzi Romina (M.R.), ..

How popular is Mitzi?

Mitzi is a very popular first name for women (#861 out of 4276, Top 20%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mitzi entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #483 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Mitzi appearing in the Top 2000 are Marie (#564 from recent data), Maritza (#1201), Mary (#124), Mimi, Minnie, Miriam (#294) and Mitzie. Adoption of these relations of Mitzi reached its most widespread 135 years ago (average #1041) and has become much diminished since (#1272, 98% less usage), with versions such as Mary becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mitzi, Marie, Maritza, Mary, Mimi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Minnie, Miriam, Mitzie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fritzi, Linzi, Lizzi, Matti, Michi, Micki, Miki, Mikki, Milli, Milzie, Mindi, Miri, Misti, Mitra and Zizi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mitzi.

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