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Maureen meaning and name origin

Maureen \ma(u)-reen\ as a girl's name is pronounced maw-REEN. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Maureen is "star of the sea". English form of Mairin, a pet form of Maire the Irish Gaelic form of Mary. Maurissa and Maurisa may also be feminine forms of Maurice. See also Mara and Morisa. Actresses Maureen O' Sullivan, Maureen O'Hara.

Maureen has 20 variant forms: Maura, Maurene, Mauresa, Maurianne, Maurie, Maurine, Maurisa, Maurise, Maurissa, Maurita, Maurizia, Mavra, Mo, Moira, Mora, Moreen, Morena, Morene, Moria and Morine.

Baby names that sound like Maureen are Mareen, Marien, Mareena, Maurene, Maren and Moreen.

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Popularity of Maureen

Maureen is a very popular first name for women (#226 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Maureen compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Maureen only.

Popularity of name Maureen
Popularity of Maureen

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