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What does Maurita mean?

Maurita Pronunciation of Maurita [mau-ri-ta] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Maurita means "star of the sea". Maurita is an alternate spelling of Mary (Latin). Maurita is also a form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


Maurita has 3 variants: Maretta, Marietta and Marita.

36 more relations via Mary, Maureen: Malia, Mara, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marilla, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Maritsa, Maritza, Marja, Marla, Marya, Marysa, Maura, Maure, Maurene, Mauresa, Maurie, Maurine, Maurisa, Maurise, Maurissa, Maurizia, Mavra, Mayra, Mayria, Moria, Murial and Muriel.

Creative forms:
(female) Marrita, Maurica, ..

(male) Mauride, Mausta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurita Kora (M.K.), ..

How popular is Maurita?

Maurita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4216 out of 4276, Top 99%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Maria (#109 a year ago), Mary (#124), Mariana (#296), Malia (#313), Mariam (#563), Marie (#564), Mara (#739), Marian (#1104), Maritza (#1201), Mayra (#1275), Marin (#1471), Maura (#1490), Marion (#1527), Mariela (#1560), Mariel (#1839), Muriel, Maureen, Maurine, Marla, Mariska, Marita, Marietta and Marilla are the prominent related forms of Maurita (outside Top 2000). These relations of Maurita were popular as birth names 125 years ago (average #1306) and have become much less widespread since (#1311, 93.5%), with versions like Marian going out of style. Mary is more familiar than the rest, though Maria is now higher in the list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mara, Maria, Mariam, Marian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariana, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marietta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maritza, Marla, Mary, Maura, Maureen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurine, Mayra, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aurita, Carita, Karita, Larita, Laurina, Laurita, Malita, Marcita, Margita, Marhta, Mariet, Marika, Marina, Marisa, Marit, Mariza, Markita, Marsita, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Martha, Marti, Martia, Martita, Martta, Marty, Matrina, Meerta, Mirta, Myrta, Paulita, Sarita, Taurina and Zarita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maurita.

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