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Gender: Female Meaning of Mariposa: "butterfly" Origin of Mariposa: Spanish

The name Mariposa is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "butterfly". Mariposa and is often added to lists like Butterfly Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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

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Famous People Named Mariposa

Liberty Mariposa Phoenix, American actress; sister of actors River and Joaquin Phoenix

Pop Culture References for the name Mariposa

Mariposa, a Barbie fairy princess doll
Mariposa County, California, USA
"Mariposa Traicionera," song by Mexican rock band Mana
La Mariposa, character from the "Dead or Alive" video game series
Las Mariposas, nickname 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
Mariposa Agreste, Louis' daughter in the Miracusim's simblr(sim tumblr)