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Maritza

Heart
Spanish diminutive of Maria
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Maritza Origin and Meaning

The name Maritza is girl's name of German, Spanish origin meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
Used especially in Latin America, this would make a funky spin on Maria.

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).

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Famous People Named Maritza

  • Maritza CorreiaPuerto Rican,American Olympic swimmer
  • Maritza SayaleroVenezuelan beauty queen; Miss Universe 1979
  • Maritza OlivaresMexican actress
  • Maritza RodriguezColombian actress
  • Maritza Martin (Garcia)Cuban Olympic discus thrower
  • Maritza BustamanteVenezuelan actress
  • Maritza CamposRebolledo, Mexican webcomic artist
  • Maritza Sáenz RyanU.S. Army colonel and West Point law department head
  • Lorena Maritza Herrera (de la Vega)Mexican actress
  • Maritza HornSwedish singer
  • Sari MaritzaEnglish actress

Maritza in Pop Culture

  • Maritza Cruzcharacter on TV's "Third Watch"
  • Maritza Ramoscharacter on TV's "Orange is the New Black"