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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 mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

E is for elegant, born within you.

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 "Uaneemr". 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.

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


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 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maureen" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 1,401 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!

Celebrities named Maureen

Maureen O'Hara

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


Maureen McCormick

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


Maui Taylor

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

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


Maureen Lipman

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


Mo Collins

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


Past life for Maureen born Dec 5, 1973

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 New Guinea approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.