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Marita

Heartmah-REE-ta
German and Spanish diminutive of Maria
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Marita Origin and Meaning

The name Marita is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
Derived from Maria, the meaning of which is uncertain. 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).
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Marita in Pop Culture

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