US Popularity:6380
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Star of the sea; Bitterness; Beloved; Wished for child
Maureen is a girl's name of Irish origin. It is an anglicized version of Máirín, a diminutive of Mary, which means "star of the sea," "bitterness," "beloved," and "wished for child." If you have Irish heritage or love the energy of the ocean, Maureen makes a great choice for your little one. Baby Maureen may be inspired to shine bright and go with the flow wherever life leads them.

Famous People Named Maureen

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  • Maureen McCormick

Maureen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Maureen is currently #1423 on The Bump
Girl:Maureen is currently #650 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Maureen is currently #6380 in U.S. births
Girl:Maureen is currently #2517 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2082
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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