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144k
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since 1880

Maureen

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #484 All Time
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65k Marianne (French)
33k Mariana (Spanish)
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3k Mirian (American)

How popular is the name "Maureen" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1896770
1898550
1901550
1902550
1903770
190410100
1905770
190611110
190718180
190811110
190917170
191014140
191126260
191240400
191355550
191460600
19151141140
191693930
191793930
19181131130
191995950
19201071070
19211471470
19221321320
19231831830
19241941940
19251571570
19262252250
19272432430
19282842840
19293093090
19305325320
19317427420
19328868860
19331,0691,0645
19341,0921,0857
19351,2301,2300
19361,3301,3300
19371,4011,3956
19381,6161,6115
19391,5911,5865
19401,8191,8109
19412,0001,9928
19422,7342,72410
19432,7632,7585
19442,5432,5367
19452,6802,6728
19463,6903,6837#96 girl name
19474,0914,0838#98 girl name
19484,0784,0780#88 girl name
19493,9233,9230#89 girl name
19504,0764,0697#89 girl name
19513,8843,8777#93 girl name
19524,0444,0395#94 girl name
19534,1114,1065#92 girl name
19544,3794,36514#97 girl name
19554,3424,3375#100 girl name
19564,5154,50510
19574,6124,60210
19584,4704,45812
19594,4644,45113
19604,5314,5229
19614,5774,5689
19624,1354,1287
19634,0254,00718
19643,8403,8328
19653,4903,4846
19663,0283,01513
19672,7072,7016
19682,1812,1756
19692,0182,0126
19701,7931,7930
19711,4801,4719
19721,1721,1720
19731,0331,0330
19741,0201,0155
19758848777
19768108100
19778488426
19787827757
19798898836
19808898827
19818288280
19829219156
19838418410
19847307219
19856726720
19866296290
19875535530
19885945940
19894884880
19904914910
19914414410
19923853850
19933233230
19943053050
19952572570
19962342340
19972132130
19981991990
19991731730
20001611610
20011331330
20021231230
20031261260
20041051050
200588880
20061121120
200758580
200866660
200961610
201044440
201162620
201255550
201343430
201454540

Want to know about the populiarty of Maureen? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 144,194 babies born with the name Maureen in the United States. That's more than enough Maureens to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1896 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maureen" was in 1957 with a total of 4,602 babies. (That's a lot of baby Maureens)

According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maureen" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 103 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1957. Across the entire United States a total of 4,612 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Maureen" mean?

Maureen (Irish): Of the Sea or Bitter

The name "Maureen" is of Irish origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Neeruam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aeemurn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Maureen popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Maureen in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Maureen

Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara is an actress/singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1938 to 2000. Maureen was born in 1920 as Maureen FitzSimons in Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland.

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Maureen McCormick

Maureen McCormick is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1964 to present. Maureen was born in 1956 as Maureen Denise McCormick in Encino, California, U.S.

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Maui Taylor

Maui Taylor is a filipino model, singer, and actress. Maui was born in 1983 as Maureen Anne Tupaz in Brighton, United Kingdom.

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Maureen O'Sullivan

Maureen O'Sullivan is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1930 to 1994. Maureen was born in 1911 as Maureen Paula O'Sullivan in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland.

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Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman is an actress. Maureen was born in 1946 as Maureen Diane Lipman in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Mo Collins

Mo Collins is an actress and comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Mo was born in 1965 as Maureen Ann Collins in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Past life for Maureen born Feb 12, 1933

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Name poster for Maureen

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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