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Meaning and name origin

Maurene \ma(u)-re-ne\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Maurene is "star of the sea". Maurene is a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris". Also a variant of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic): English form of Mairin, a pet form of Maire the Irish Gaelic form of Mary.


Maurene has 13 variant forms: Maren, Marian, Mariann, Marianne, Marin, Marion, Maryann, Maryanne, Maurianne, Maurine, Moreen, Morene, Morine.


Maurene is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maurene and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Maryann, Maryanne, Maureen, Maurine, Marion, Marian, Mariann, Marianne, Marin and Maren. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maren, Marian, Mariann, Marianne, Marin, Marion, Mary, Maryann, Maryanne, Maureen, Maurine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maren, Marianne, Marin, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maurene is also pronounced similarly to Marine and Myrene. Other suggested similar baby names are Laurene, Marena and Marne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maurene.