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What does Maurita mean?

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) with the prefix Mau-. Maurita is also a form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


Maurita has 3 variants: Maretta, Marietta and Marita.

Maurita has 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.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Marrita, Mauride, ..

(male) Mauride, Maurista, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Maurita and related names. Maria (#115 a year ago), Mary (#120), Mariana (#331), Malia (#345), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Mara (#695), Maritza (#1203), Marian (#1264), Mariela (#1358), Marin (#1402), Maura (#1410), Mayra (#1411), Marion (#1539), Maureen, Muriel, Maurine, Marla, Mariska, Marita, Marietta, Marilla and Mariel are the prominent related forms of Maurita (outside Top 2000). These relations of Maurita were popular as birth names 124 years ago (average #1306) and have become much less widespread since (#1319, 93.9%), with versions like Maritza going out of style. Mary is more familiar than the rest, though Maria is now higher in the list. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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.