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What does Maure mean?

Maure Pronunciation of Maure [mau-re] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Maure is "star of the sea". Maure is an alternate spelling of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Maure has 5 variants: Mair, Maire, Mare, Moire and Muire.

36 more relations via Mary: Mal, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marin, Marja, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maryse, Masha, Maura, Maureen, Maurene, Maurine, Maurise, Maurita, Mavra, May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mayria, Moira and Muriel.

Creative forms:
(female) Maule, Meere, ..

(male) Mauke, Maurei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maure Rylan (M.R.), ..

How popular is Maure?

Maure is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#94676 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Maure (not ranked) are Maria (#109 via latest list), Mary (#124), Malia (#313), Marie (#564), Mara (#739), Maren (#1113), Mayra (#1275), Marin (#1471), Maura (#1490), Moira (#1645), May (#1658), Mariel (#1839), Maymie, Maurine, Muriel, Mayme, Marla, Mame, Mallie, Mamie, Maree, Marlo and Maureen. These forms of Maure reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 9.7%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.5%, down 94.7%), with versions such as Maria becoming somewhat dated. Mara is the most fashionable birth name among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maree, Maren, Maria, Marie, Mariel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maura in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maureen, Maurine, May, Mayme, Maymie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayra, Moira, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aure, Azure, Isaure, Laure, Mable, Macee, Macie, Madge, Madra, Mae, Maery, Maeve, Mahra, Maime, Maira, Mairi, Malke, Marg, Marge, Mari, Marne, Marra, Mart, Marte, Marve, Maud, Maude, Maudie, Mauresa (see Maureen), Maurie, Mauve, Mave, Maxie, Mayde, Maye, Mazie and Murle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maure.

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