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Maureen Meaning


What does Maureen mean?

The name Maureen is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Maureen is "bitter".

It is also of French origin, where its meaning is "dark" and English origin, where its meaning is "beloved".

Maureen is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mau-reen.

The Given Name Maureen

Maureen is a name with class.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

An appealing name that will appeal to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Maureen Connolly, and Maureen Stapleton.

Maureen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 3,732 in baby name popularity for girls with 41 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,621 in baby name popularity for girls with 43 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Maureen has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Maureen Name Popularity Page.

Maureen Related Names

Variants of the name Maureen include Maurene, Maurine, Mavreena, Moreen.

Maureen has the diminutive (nickname) Mo.

Famous Maureens

  • Maureen Connolly ~ Tennis Player
  • Maureen Stapleton ~ Actress

Maureen Numerology

What will your new littleMaureen be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Maureen are often melodic and efficient but most of all they are read more >>

Maureen Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Maureen in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Maureen.

Just for fun, see the name Maureen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Maureen in Nautical Flags page.