Marija is a female name, in Croatia exclusively Croatian. It is one of the most common names (among the top hundred) in Croatia, with over thirty thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Marija in Croatia
The name Marija was the most popular from years 1930 to 1938. The peak year was 1930. It was the least popular from years 2003 to 2013.
Name Marija is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Marija live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (over ten thousand), Split (over five thousand), Rijeka (over three thousand). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Lovinac (3.57% of total population).