Marica Name Meaning & Origin
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Could be a respelling of Marika. Looks similar to Marcia, but it's a different name.
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Mari, Mara, Rici
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Meaning: a nymph
Marika is has its origin in the Hungarian and Greek nickname for Maria, or its Silesian diminutive "Maryjka".
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In Roman mythology, Marica was a nymph, the mother of Latinus. Latinus was fathered by Faunus, who was also occasionally referred to as the son of Marica. Various Roman authors claims that she was a form of Diana or Venus.