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Yaritza is a truly unique name in the United States. Yaritza is a popular name in Latin American and the Caribbean, though, and is increasingly used by individuals from those cultures. Keep reading to find out more about this lovely name.

Meaning of the name Yartiza:

Spanish and Portuguese: Little Butterfly
Old Tupi: Water Lady

Origin of the name Yaritza:

Spanish/Portuguese. Yartiza is a diminutive form of the Spanish and Portuguese ‘Yara', which means ‘buterfly'. The suffix, -itza, generally means ‘small' or ‘little'.

Symbolism of the name Yaritza:

The connection to butterflies helps to lend Yaritza an air of beauty and whimsy, with a certain connotation of freedom associated with the flying creature.

Style of the name Yaritza:

Unique but traditional

Gender of the name Yaritza:

Yaritza is almost exclusively a feminine name.

Pronunciation of the name Yaritza:


Number of syllables in the name Yaritza:


Emotion evoked from the name Yaritza:

Joy or delight

Alternative spellings for the name Yaritza:

Nicknames for the name Yaritza:

  • Yara
  • Itza
  • Itsy

Popularity of the name Yartiza:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Yartiza has only made it onto the list of most popular baby names in the United States once, in 1993. In that year, the Yaritza was ranked as the 492nd most popular girl's name in the United States

Related names for the name Yaritza:

  • Yiara
  • Yara

Great middle names for [NAME] and their meanings:

  • Nicol (victorious)
  • Kassandra (to excel)
  • Eliana (God has answered)
  • Abigail (cause of joy)
  • Mariel (star of the sea)
  • Daniela (God is my judge)
  • Rosaria (rosary)
  • Paola (small, humble)

Famous people with the name Yaritza:

  • Yartiza Medina (TV host)
  • Yaritza Miguelina Reyes (Miss Dominican Republic 2013)

Yartizas in popular culture:

Yartiza (character in Too Old to Die Young)
Yartiza (character in Venezuelan telenovela Kassandra)

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