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Girl Name: Carita

Name: Carita
Pronunciation: \c(a)-ri-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: beloved
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Carina, Charity
Sounds Like: Corita, Caretta, Karida
Variant forms: Caritta, Karita
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3581


Carita \c(a)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carita is "beloved". From the Latin word "caritas" meaning "charity, love". Pet form of Cara.

Carita has 2 variant forms: Caritta and Karita.

For more information, see also related names Carina and Charity.

Baby names that sound like Carita are Corita, Caretta and Karida.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Carita.


Carita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3581 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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