Marquita Name Meaning & Origin

Marquita

Pronunciation: mahr-KEE-tə (key)

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When I was a young girl the kids would sing a terrible song, referencing my name; it went there’s a “skeeter on my p***er, knock it off, They would taunt me with this for several years, I don’t recall when it finally stopped. (done for conscience sake. It was very humiliating to me at the time.) And hardly nobody can pronounce it either. Last but not least, I am probably the only Caucasian female with this name. Yet to meet another. I am told that I was named after my midwifes granddaughter. I assume that’s the truth. Hello to all the other Marquita’s.
If you are considering this name, she should turn out strong and determined. With this name, she’d have to b.

Nicknames for Marquita

Mar, Mari, Qui-Qui (kiki), Quita (kita) Keita

Meanings and history of the name Marquita

Meaning: Marquita comes from the Czechoslovakian name Marketa which is a variant of the name Margaret meaning 'Pearl'.

History: Empire Almond was a 6,860 ton cargo ship which was built in 1941. In 1946 she was renamed Marquita.

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Marquita in song, story & screen

The name Marquita is mentioned in the song I'll Take Tallulah by Frank Sinatra.

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