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What does Maurisa mean?

Maurisa Pronunciation of Maurisa [mau-risa] as a girls' name means "star of the sea". Maurisa is a variant form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic): English variant of Mairin.

Associated with: star, sea.


Maurisa has 3 variants: Mauresa, Maurissa and Maurizia.

8 more alternative forms via Maureen: Maura, Maurene, Maurie, Maurine, Maurise, Maurita, Mavra and Moria.

Creative forms:
(female) Merisa, Mersa, ..

(male) Mauriman, Maurimar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurisa Amayah (M.A.), ..

How popular is Maurisa?

Maurisa is an unusual first name for women. Maurisa is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Maura (#1490 the previous year), Maurine and Maureen are the popular varying forms of Maurisa (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Maurissa, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Maurisa was at its highest 65 years ago (usage of 0.18%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.01%, down 96.8%), with versions like Maurine falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maura, Maureen, Maurine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maurisa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maurisa is pronounced similarly to Mareesa, Mareisa, Maressa, Marisa, Marissa, Mariza, Marrissa, Marysa, Maryssa, Merissa, Moreisa, Morisa, Morissa and Morysa. Other recommended names are Carisa, Carrisa, Karisa, Karrisa, Katrisa, Larisa, Laurina, Laurita, Macarisa, Maisa, Mandisa, Marcia, Marga, Maria, Marice, Maricia, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marina, Maris, Marise, Marisha, Mariska, Mariske, Marisse, Marita, Maritsa, Marja, Markia, Marlisa, Marris, Marsha, Marsia, Maryka, Marys, Maryse, Marysia, Matrina, Mayria, Meris, Parisa and Taurina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maurisa.

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