Mariposa Name Meaning & Origin

Mariposa

Pronunciation: meh-ree-POH-sə (key)

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Mari, Posey

Meanings and history of the name Mariposa

Spanish word for "butterfly."

Mariposa County in California was the southern end of Gold Rush territory and is one of the two counties where Yosemite National Park resides. Yosemite Valley and Half Dome are in Mariposa County.

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"Mariposa," the animated Barbie fairy movie

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