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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 has 3 variant forms: Maretta, Marietta, Marita.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maureen, Marita, Marietta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

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