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pinWhat 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).


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: Mauride, Maurima, Merita. [more]

pinHow 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)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Maurita and related names. Maria (#115 a year ago), Mary (#120), Mariana (#331), Malia (#345), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Mara (#695), Maura, Muriel, Maureen, Mayra, Maurine, Marla, Marin, Mariel, Marian, Mariela, Marietta, Marita, Marion and Maritza are the prominent related forms of Maurita (outside Top 1000). These relations of Maurita were popular as birth names during 1950-1959 (average #607) and are somewhat less widespread today (#797, 48.5%), with versions like Maritza, Mayra, Mariela, Marie and Marietta falling out of style. Mary is more familiar than the rest, though Maria is now higher in the list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mara, Maria, Mariam, Marian in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariana, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marietta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marion, Marita, Maritza, Marla in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maura, Maureen, Maurine, Mayra, Muriel in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Laurita, Marhta, Marit, Marta and Martta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maurita.