Marita Name Meaning & Origin

Marita

Pronunciation: mah-REE-tə (key)

Origin of the name Margarita:

Spanish cognate of Margaret, which is derived from the Greek maragon (a pearl).

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Margarita, Rita

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The name "Marita" has two completely seperate origins. In Spanish, Marita is the diminutive of "Maria" (i.e. "Little Maria" or "Little Mary"). It is also the Scandanavian version of "Margaret" (from the Latin "Margarita"), hence it's popularity in Northern Europe.

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Marita De La Pena, The Deadly Tarantula Girl is a YouTube Personality who's channel is about animals, mainly Tarantulas and Reptiles, the Creepy Crawly animals.

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