Name Maura

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Maura

Maura is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Maura

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

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Name Statistic: Maura is ranked #6707 overall ↓↓ -1009

  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2653 ↓↓ -394
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2861 ↓↓ -451
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3320 ↑↑ 2628
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4242 ↑↑ 574
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5272 ↓↓ -1203
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6086 ↓↓ -1150
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6206 ↓↓ -2089
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 6344 ↑↑ 557
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 7163 ↓↓ -1862
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 7232 ↓↓ -1313
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 8667 ↓↓ -2048
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8886 ↑↑ 1504
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9154 ↓↓ -422
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 9252 ↑↑ 4282
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 9804 ↓↓ -950
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 11584 ↑↑ 1030
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 11904 ↓↓ -162
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 12814 ↓↓ -2830
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 12907 ↓↓ -374
Name Maura

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