• Gender: Female
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Of The Sea Or Bitter

What is the meaning of the name Maureen?

The name Maureen is primarily a female name of Irish origin that means Of The Sea Or Bitter.

The name is the Anglicized form of Máirín, which is an Irish diminutive of Mary.

The name has been most commonly used in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It was most popular in the U.S. and England & Wales where the name peaked in the 1940s. 

A well-known song with the name is "Maureen" by Eddie Money.

Famous bearers include: Maureen McCormick, actress. Maureen Stapleton, actress. Maureen O'Hara, actress/singer. Maureen Johnson, author. 

People who like the name Maureen also like:

Eleanor, Audrey, Alice, Fiona, Amelia, Evelyn, Violet, Owen, Liam, Oliver, Aidan, Jack, Benjamin, Gavin

Names like Maureen:

Maeron, Maeryn, Mairwen, Maram, Maren, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Marianne, Mariano, Marin, Marina, Marine, Marion, Marmee, Marnie, Marnin, Marnina, Maron, Marrim, Marwan, Maryam, Maryinane, Merewyn, Meron, Merryn, Meryem, Meryn, Miriam, Mirian

Stats for the Name Maureen

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Songs about Maureen

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Maureen - Nick Lowe