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What does Carita mean?

Carita Pronunciation of Carita as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carita is "beloved". From the Latin word "caritas" meaning "charity, love". Pet form of Cara. Also form of Carina. Also form of Charity. Also form of Kara.


ASSOCIATED WITH charity (gracious)


VARIANTS Caritta, Karita

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CARA Caera, Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralia, Caranda, Caretta, Carina, Carine, Carrie, Carry, Kaira, Kara, Karina, Karine, Karra



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How popular is Carita?

Carita is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3581 out of 4276, Top 84%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Carita (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Kara (#500 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Karina (#600), Cara (#873), Carina (#1072), Charity (#1237), Kaira (#1429), Carrie (#1768) and Carry. Other variants, like Carah, are seldom used. These relations of Carita were favored as baby names in the 1880s (MEDIAN #1289) and have become much less conventional since (#1184, 87.3% LESS USAGE), with versions like Carrie becoming somewhat dated. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cara, Carina, Carrie, Carry, Charity in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaira, Kara, Karina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cara, Kara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carita is alike in pronunciation to Coretta and Corita. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aurita, Barta, Caila, Calina, Camia, Carena, Caresa, Carie, Carinna, Caris, Carisa, Carisma, Carissa, Carla, Carlia, Carlisa, Carlista, Carlla, Carlyta (see Carly), Carmina, Carmit, Carmiya, Carna, Carola, Catina, Catrina, Ceria, Cerisa, Chairity (see Charity), Chariety, Charita, Charitey (see Charity), Chariti (see Charity), Cherida, Cherit, Cherita, Cherith, Clairita, Clareta, Clarica, Clariza, Corisa, Crista, Cyrina, Danita, Daria, Darina, Davita, Dorita, Farica, Karida, Karima, Karlita, Lanita, Larisa, Marhta, Maria, Marika, Marina, Marita, Maritza, Mariza, Marta, Martita, Maurita, Nakita, Saria, Sharita, Tanita, Tarina, Vanita, Wanita and Yarina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carita.

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