Mariposa name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mariposa mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Mariposa

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 6 people from the United States and the United Kingdom agree the name Mariposa is of Mexican origin and means "Butterfly".
  2. A user from Alabama, U.S. says the name Mariposa means "Daughter".
  3. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Mariposa means "Angel Of Death".
  4. According to a user from Illinois, U.S., the name Mariposa means "Gift of life".
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  1. Any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having tulip-shaped flowers with 3 sepals and 3 petals; southwestern United States and Mexico
  1. A mariposa lily.

mariposa was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Chavacano, Portuguese, and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Mariposa

  • How Popular is the name Mariposa? Mariposa is the 25,105th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mariposa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 243 babies born with the first name Mariposa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mariposa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mariposa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mariposa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mariposa is Monday, July 15th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Mariposa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mariposa was in 2006 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Mariposa Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mariposa is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Mariposa: The name spelled backwards is Asopiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Pmosaria. How do you pronounce that?
  • Mariposa name meaning

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