♀ Name Maura – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Maura

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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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