Name Maura Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Maura


Maura is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Maura?

Maura is a female form of the name Maurus, but also an English form of the Irish Máire, which is a variant of Mary.

What does the name Maura mean?

Maura means “dark-skinned”, “Moorish” or “from Mauritania” (from Maurus) and “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “wished for child” (from Mary) or “great” (from Gaelic “mór”).

Pronunciation of Maura

Popularity of the name Maura

The name Maura is ranked #7154 overall.

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