Meaning and name origin
Maurita \ma(u)-ri-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Maurita is "star of the sea". Maurita is a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris". Also a variant of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic): English form of Mairin, a pet form of Maire the Irish Gaelic form of Mary.
Maurita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4216 out of 4276, Top 99%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maurita and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Maureen, Marita and Marietta. (2014 statistics).