Mariposa Origin and Meaning

The name Mariposa is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "butterfly".

Mariposa is a rare, romantic choice with an intriguing meaning.

Uncommon but not unknown, Mariposa is an elegant entrant in the nature names category. And it comes with the adorable nicknames Mari or Posie.

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Famous People Named Mariposa

  • Mariposa aka Cheerleader Melissaring name of Melissa Anderson, American pro wrestler
  • Mariposa Ruth "Posie" Griffin (b. 2016)daughter of actress Grey DeLisle and Jared Griffin
  • Liberty Mariposa PhoenixAmerican actress; sister of actors River and Joaquin Phoenix

Mariposa in Pop Culture

  • Mariposaa Barbie fairy princess doll
  • Mariposa CountyCalifornia, USA
  • "Mariposa Traicionera" song by Mexican rock band Mana
  • La Mariposacharacter from the "Dead or Alive" video game series
  • Las Mariposasnickname for the Mirabal sisters, Dominican dissidents who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo
  • "Mariposa" novel by Greg Bear
  • Mariposa can be used as a derogatory word in Mexico

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