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Maura Meaning


What does Maura mean?

The name Maura is of Irish and Italian origin.

The meaning of Maura is "dark skinned, moorish".

Maura is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mau-ra.

The Given Name Maura

Maura is a form of Mauro. See Mauro for further details.

Maura is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and valiant.

Mesmerizing yet bold, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Maura of Antinoe, and Maura of Troyes.

Maura Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,558 in baby name popularity for girls with 143 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,484 in baby name popularity for girls with 154 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Maura Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Maura has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Maura to other names.

Maura Related Names

Maura is a form of Mauro.

Famous Mauras

  • Maura ~ Saint
  • Maura of Antinoe ~ Saint
  • Maura of Troyes ~ Saint
  • Maura Tierney ~ Actress

Maura Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Maura.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Maura are often selfish and novel but most of all they are read more >>

Maura Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Maura in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Maura.

Just for fun, see the name Maura in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Maura in Nautical Flags page.