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What does Morena mean?

Morena \m(o)-re-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced moh-RAY-nah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Morena is "brown, brown-haired".

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Maureen.


Morena is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#16810 out of 88799, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Morena and related names. Maureen is the only prominent variation form of Morena (#unlisted). This girl name was at the height of its popularity during the years 1950-1959 and is now significantly less widespread, with the form Maureen becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maureen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Morena and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Morena is alike in pronunciation to Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marina, Merona, Mirana, Morwena, Morwenna and Morwina. Other suggested similar baby names are Corena, Dorena, Korena, Lorena, Maren, Marna, Merna, Mirna, Moreen, Morela, Morene, Morine, Morna, Murna, Myrene and Myrna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morena.