Popularity:3712
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Of the sea; Star of the sea
The feminine name Maritza is of Latin origin, meaning “of the sea” or “star of the sea,” and is believed to be related to the names Maria and Mary. In Christianity, the title Stella Maris, Latin for “star of the sea,” was given to the Virgin Mary. While Maritza is steeped in history, the “z” in its spelling adds a distinguished, modern flair that will help baby make a memorable first impression. What’s more, Maritza offers a stylish means of honoring your faith or love of the ocean while also reminding baby that they are a star!

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