What does Maura mean?
Affiliated girl name: Maureen.
43 more different relations via Mary: Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mame▼, Mamie▼, Manon, Manya, Mara▲, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria▼, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marie▼, Marin, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla▼, Marlo▼, Marya, Marysa, Masha, Maure, Maureen▼, Maurene, Maurine▼, Maurise, Maurita, Maurizia, Mavra, May▼, Mayme▼, Mayra▼, Mayria, Moire, Morag, Moya, Muire and Murial.Creative forms:
(female) Mauma, Merra, ..
(male) Maurad, Maurai, .. Middle name pairings:
Maura Kenna (M.K.), ..
How popular is Maura?
Maura is a very prominent first name for females (#924 out of 4276, Top 22%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#40083 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Maura was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #503 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is currently at #1490. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Maura (#1490 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Malia (#313 in recent rankings), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#739), Maree, Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Marie (#564), Marin (#1471), Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), Maureen, Maurine, May (#1658), Mayme, Mayra (#1275), Moira (#1645) and Mora. These forms of Maura reached the top of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 9.7%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.5%, down 94.4%), with versions such as Mayme becoming less fashionable. Mara and Mariam are two of the more chic names for newborns here.
Maura is alike in pronunciation to Maery, Mahra, Maira, Mairi, Marah, Maraya, Mari▼, Mariah, Marra, Maurie, Meara, Meera, Meerah, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry▼, Mira▲, Mirah, Mirra, Moria, Moyra, Myra▼ and Myrah. Other suggested similar names are Alura, Aura, Bakura, Barra, Caera, Cara▼, Daira, Dara▼, Darra, Fabra (see Fabia), Fara, Glaura, Isaura, Kaara, Kara▼, Katura, Larra, Laura▼, Lawra, Lura▼, Maarva, Mada, Madra, Maida, Maiya, Mala, Malka, Malva, Manda▼, Marga, Mart, Marva▼, Mata, Maude▼, Mauresa (see Maureen), Maurisa, Mauve, Maya▲, Mouna, Murna, Natura, Noura, Sabra, Saira, Sara▼, Sarra, Shura, Tamra▼, Taura and Zara▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maura.See names in meaning and etymology.