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Name Maritza

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About the name Maritza in particular

Languages of use:Spanish
Is diminutive of:Maria
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Marita, Maritta, Yaritza, Carita, Karita, Madita, Margitta, Maria, María, Mária     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Maritza

Meaning/translation:maybe bitterness
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:as the name of Mary, the mother of Jesus, a symbol for pure and deep love
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe it means bitterness
 another possibility is an Egyptian origin with the name derived from mry (beloved)
 Maria is the Greek/Latin original form, Mirjam the older Aramaic/Hebrew form
 probably the most often used Christian female name
Words:mirjam = the bitterness  Aramaic
 mry = the beloved  Egyptian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Maria Germany 1998,  1:María Madrid 1998,  1:Marie Germany 2009,  1:Mary England+Wales 1914,  1:Marija Macedonia 2011,  1:Mariana Colombia 2011,  1:Mia Switzerland/German 2015,  1:Mária Hungary 2014,  1:Mía Puerto Rico 2014,  2:Manon France 2003
Somehow related to:Mariano/Mariana, Marielena, Marlene
Old/original forms:Maria Latin, Mariam Old Greek, Mariamne Hebrew, Mirjam Aramaic
Name variants:Maaike, Maï, Maija, Maika, Maike, Maiken, Máire, Mairi, Máirín, Majken, Maleah, Malia, Maliah, Mamie, Manca, Manja, Manon, Mara, Maraike, Marei, Mareika, Mareike, Mareile, Mari, Mari, Maria, María, Mária, Mariah, Mariam, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariane, Marica, Marie, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Mariele, Mariell, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marija, Marijke, Marika, Marike, Marilyn, Mariola, Marion, Mariona, Marisa, Marishka, Mariska, Marissa, Marita, Maritta, Maritza, Mariya, Mariya, Mariyah, Mariyka, Marja, Marja, Marjatta, Marjet, Marusa, Marusha, Marushka, Mary, Marya, Maryam, Masa, Mascha, Masha, Maureen, May, Meeri, Meike, Meriem, Merjem, Mery, Meryem, Mhairi, Mia, Mía, Miah, Mie, Mieke, Mija, Mimi, Mimmi, Minnie, Miriam, Mirijam, Mirja, Mirjam, Miya, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Monja, Moyra, Myah, Myriam, Myrjam, Polly, Ria, Riana   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Maritza

USA decades 1990-1999 480
USA yearlyGraph2012 837,  2011 867,  2010 805,  2009 682,  2008 564,  2007 528,  2006 495,  2005 4032004 415,  2003 558,  2002 566,  2001 531,  2000 550,  1999 600,  1998 550,  1997 513,  1996 472,  1995 478,  1994 447,  1993 430