Maritza

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maritza

"Maritza" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Maritza

Maritza Rodriguez is an actress and model. Her career lasted from 1991 to 1991. Maritza was given the name Maritza Rodríguez Gómez on September 1st, 1975.

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Maritza was born on October 29th, 1959. She passed away on January 18th, 1993.

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Maritza Sayalero is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Venezuela 1979 and Miss Universe 1979. Maritza was given the name Maritza Sayalero Fernández on February 16th, 1961 in Caracas.

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Maritza Bustamante is an actress, model, and dancer. She was most active from 2000 to present. Maritza was born Maritza Bustamante on September 26th, 1980 in Caracas.

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Maritza Correia is a swimmer. Maritza was born on December 23rd, 1981 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Maritza Olivares is an actress and actor.

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How popular is the baby name Maritza in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 5 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 23 23 0
1953 64 64 0
1954 87 87 0
1955 98 98 0
1956 107 107 0
1957 122 122 0
1958 166 166 0
1959 197 197 0
1960 216 216 0
1961 248 248 0
1962 231 231 0
1963 218 218 0
1964 234 229 5
1965 246 246 0
1966 242 242 0
1967 241 241 0
1968 245 245 0
1969 300 300 0
1970 320 320 0
1971 308 308 0
1972 294 294 0
1973 281 281 0
1974 290 290 0
1975 280 280 0
1976 301 301 0
1977 276 276 0
1978 229 229 0
1979 308 308 0
1980 339 339 0
1981 305 305 0
1982 287 287 0
1983 298 292 6
1984 306 300 6
1985 288 288 0
1986 404 404 0
1987 387 375 12
1988 359 353 6
1989 477 467 10
1990 511 501 10
1991 627 619 8
1992 593 593 0
1993 590 582 8
1994 567 567 0
1995 525 517 8
1996 525 525 0
1997 469 469 0
1998 451 451 0
1999 406 406 0
2000 474 474 0
2001 504 504 0
2002 468 468 0
2003 495 495 0
2004 735 735 0
2005 780 780 0
2006 615 615 0
2007 590 590 0
2008 545 545 0
2009 425 425 0
2010 340 340 0
2011 299 299 0
2012 317 317 0
2013 211 211 0
2014 201 201 0
2015 208 208 0
2016 159 159 0

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Popularity of Maritza as a first name

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Common last names for Maritza

  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Ortiz
  • Diaz

Fun Facts about the name Maritza

  • How Popular is the name Maritza? Maritza is the 1,582nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maritza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,307 babies born with the first name Maritza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maritza to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maritza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maritza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maritza is Thursday, May 15th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Maritza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maritza was in 2005 with a total of 780 babies.
  • Random Maritza Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maritza is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Maritza: Your name in reverse order is Aztiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taizram. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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