in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
- #484 All Time
Pronunciation of Maureen
How popular is the name "Maureen" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1946||3,690||3,683||7||#96 girl name|
|1947||4,091||4,083||8||#98 girl name|
|1948||4,078||4,078||0||#88 girl name|
|1949||3,923||3,923||0||#89 girl name|
|1950||4,076||4,069||7||#89 girl name|
|1951||3,884||3,877||7||#93 girl name|
|1952||4,044||4,039||5||#94 girl name|
|1953||4,111||4,106||5||#92 girl name|
|1954||4,379||4,365||14||#97 girl name|
|1955||4,342||4,337||5||#100 girl name|
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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 #44 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 33 babies in New Hampshire 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?
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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Maureen" mean? The list below shows the origins of Maureen as well as things modernly associated with the name Maureen such as celebrities named Maureen.
Origin and Meaning of Maureen
The name "Maureen" is of Irish origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Maui Taylor is a filipino model, singer, and actress. Maui was born in 1983 as Maureen Anne Tupaz in Brighton, United Kingdom.
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.
Maureen Lipman is an actress. Maureen was born in 1946 as Maureen Diane Lipman in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
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.
M is for mighty, your inner strength.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.
R is for realist, the way you are.
E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.
E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Your name in reverse order is "Neeruam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Emnruea". 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.
Past life for Maureen born Sep 26, 1963
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 Yugoslavia approximately on 700. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.
You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
Name poster for Maureen
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