Infographic of Maura name meaning, which is “The maid from Mauretania,” the land of the Moors, in allusion to their swarthiness, from the Greek mauros, dark.
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Maura Name Popularity

How popular is the name Maura? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 1,646 5 0.0005%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,268 8 0.0008%
1933 1,246 9 0.001%
1934 0 0%
1935 1,048 16 0.0016%
1936 0 0%
1937 1,536 5 0.0005%
1938 1,291 8 0.0008%
1939 1,221 10 0.001%
1940 1,064 17 0.0016%
1941 989 23 0.002%
1942 1,103 19 0.0015%
1943 1,075 21 0.0016%
1944 1,020 24 0.0019%
1945 992 25 0.002%
1946 961 36 0.0024%
1947 899 51 0.0031%
1948 836 62 0.0039%
1949 886 55 0.0034%
1950 956 47 0.0029%
1951 756 90 0.0053%
1952 680 124 0.0071%
1953 787 92 0.0052%
1954 617 171 0.0094%
1955 614 179 0.0097%
1956 600 203 0.0107%
1957 559 253 0.0131%
1958 555 259 0.0137%
1959 557 266 0.014%
1960 534 285 0.015%
1961 514 318 0.0168%
1962 512 313 0.017%
1963 480 365 0.0203%
1964 465 387 0.022%
1965 479 347 0.0212%
1966 507 298 0.0191%
1967 511 301 0.0198%
1968 521 290 0.0193%
1969 539 288 0.0187%
1970 625 220 0.0138%
1971 621 221 0.0147%
1972 642 193 0.0142%
1973 686 167 0.0129%
1974 681 164 0.0126%
1975 792 125 0.0097%
1976 704 158 0.0123%
1977 742 154 0.0114%
1978 765 149 0.0111%
1979 700 189 0.0134%
1980 712 187 0.0128%
1981 706 184 0.0125%
1982 644 227 0.0152%
1983 670 201 0.0136%
1984 681 196 0.0132%
1985 680 212 0.014%
1986 662 223 0.0148%
1987 708 207 0.0136%
1988 641 257 0.0165%
1989 611 300 0.0186%
1990 636 303 0.0183%
1991 618 322 0.0198%
1992 701 260 0.0163%
1993 702 258 0.0165%
1994 735 237 0.0154%
1995 685 262 0.0174%
1996 705 256 0.0171%
1997 608 327 0.0221%
1998 690 281 0.0188%
1999 721 265 0.0177%
2000 750 258 0.0169%
2001 673 327 0.0217%
2002 772 258 0.0172%
2003 759 279 0.0183%
2004 722 321 0.0211%
2005 798 275 0.018%
2006 876 253 0.0162%
2007 1,130 167 0.0106%
2008 1,173 154 0.01%
2009 1,158 155 0.0104%
2010 1,202 136 0.0094%
2011 1,227 127 0.0089%
2012 1,298 111 0.0078%
2013 1,326 102 0.0072%
2014 1,287 107 0.0073%
2015 1,408 88 0.006%
2016 1,341 98 0.0068%
2017 1,151 129 0.0092%
2018 1,313 93 0.0068%
2019 1,398 80 0.0059%

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Names Like Maura

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What names are variants of Maura?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Moira

“She who is allotted (by fate),” ultimately from the Greek meiresthai, to receive one’s portion.

Latin

Mora

Star of the sea

Irish

Morah

Irish


What names sound like Maura?

If you like how Maura sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Maura.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mahra

Bitter

Hebrew

Maira

Irish

Mara

Bitter

Hebrew

Marra

Everlasting; bitter

Latin

Maure

Star of the sea

Latin

Mayra

Irish


What names are similar to Maura?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Maureen

Star of the sea

Irish


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