What does Maura mean?
Affiliated girl name: Maureen.more]
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Maura for girls. Maura was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #505 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Maura and related names. Popular variation forms of Maura ranked in the Top 1000 are Malia (#345 in 2014), Mara (#695), Maria (#115), Marla, Mary (#120), Maureen, Mayra and Moira. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5406%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.3028%, down 44%), with the versions Marla, Maura, Maureen and Mayra becoming less fashionable. Malia (#345) and Mara (#695) are two of the more chic names for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Maura▼ is alike in pronunciation to Maery, Mahra, Maira▼, Mairi, Marah, Mari▼, Marra, Maurie, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Mira▲, Mirra, Moyra and Myra▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Laura▼, Madra and Taura. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maura.