Maureen

Maureen - A very unique female name



  Feb 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maureen appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #848. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maureen and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maureen? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Maureen. The baby girl name Maureen was given to 15 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3405 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 94,217 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maureen peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1948 on position 88.



Famous with this name

Maureen McCormick
Maureen O'Hara
Maureen O'Sullivan


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Maureen is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maureen is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #853 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,888.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Maureen is where you live.


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Maureen origin and meaning

Maureen is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Maureen, pop culture references for the name Maureen and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maureen

We've found the following names that sound similar to Maureen, sorted by popularity.

Marion / Marian / Miriam / Marianne / Maryann / Marina / Mariana / Myrna / Maryanne / Marianna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123405
20112684
20104052
20093078
20082462
20073236
20061823
20052000
20041610
20031514
20021496
20011349
20001151
19991123
19981023
1997951
1996844
1995756
1994685
1993661
1992593
1991538
1990493
1989488
1988408
1987406
1986372
1985345
1984329
1983286
1982271
1981300
1980281
1979280
1978310
1977290
1976286
1975280
1974254
1973249
1972238
1971207
1970186
1969164
1968148
1967129
1966120
1965108
1964107
1963109
1962108
1961104
1960106
1959106
1958110
1957103
1956102
1955100
195497
195392
195294
195193
195089
194990
194888
194798
194695
1945107
1944107
1943105
1942102
1941132
1940136
1939146
1938144
1937155
1936155
1935162
1934175
1933173
1932204
1931227
1930291
1929394
1928423
1927464
1926451
1925636
1924518
1923559
1922674
1921671
1920787
1919839
1918792
1917779
1916839
1915661
1914897
1913848

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts853
Texas3508
California3888

Even more about Maureen


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Maureen a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Maureen?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1948
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Maureen
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 94,217
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +15

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