[ 3 syll. mar-qui-ta, ma-rqu-ita ] The baby girl name Marquita is pronounced as MaaRKIY-Taa- †. Marquita is of Latin and Old French origin. It is used mainly in English and Spanish. Old French origin: Its meaning is derived from the word marquis. It represents the transferred use of the job title as a given name.
In addition, Marquita is a form of the English and Italian Marcella.
Marquita is also a form of the English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Polish Marcia in the English and Spanish languages.
Marquita is the feminine form of the English Marquis. Forms of Marquita include the English Markita, the name Marqueda, the name Marquee, the English Marquetta, the name Marquia, and the name Marquite. Another form of the name is the English spelling variant Marquitta.
Marquita is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1983 with 0.142% of baby girls being named Marquita. It had a ranking of #112 then. The baby name has markedly dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very modest scale today. Among all girl names in its family, Marquita was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Marquita include Markita, Marcheta, Marchieta, Marchita, Marcita, Margetha, Margetta, Margiad, Margita, Margitta, Marguita, Marjatta, Marjeta, Marketa, Marqueda, Marquetta, Marquitta, Mary Kate, Mary-Kate, and Marykate.
† Pronunciation for Marquita: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"