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Meaning and name origin

Maura \ma(u)-ra\ as a girl's name is of Irish origin. Variant of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea".

Maura has 3 variant forms: Moira, Mora and Morah.

For more information, see also the related girl name Maureen.

Maura is also pronounced similarly to Maery, Mahra, Maira, Mairi, Mara, Marah, Mari, Maria, Marra, Marya, Maurie, Mayra, Mayria, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Mira, Mirra, Moyra and Myra. Other suggested similar baby names are Laura, Madra, Mair, Maire, Mare, Maure, Mavra and Taura.


Maura is a very popular first name for females (#924 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#81401 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Maura name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Maura with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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