Scandinavian diminutive of Maria
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Marite Origin and Meaning

The name Marite is a girl's name meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".

An unusual Maria variant which feels chic and tailored.

The meaning of Maria is uncertain, but theories include "drop of the sea" (from Hebrew roots mar "drop" and yam "sea"); "bitter" (from Hebrew marah "bitterness"); and "beloved" (from the Egyptian root mr).

Famous People Named Marite

  • Marite OzersMiss USA 1963