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What does Maurene mean?

Maurene Pronunciation of Maurene [mau-rene] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and Maurene means "star of the sea". Maurene is a version of Mary (Latin). Maurene is also a variant of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


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

17 more different relations via Mary, Maureen: Maire, Mare, Maree, Marelle, Marette, Marice, Marie, Marje, Maryse, Maura, Maure, Mauresa, Maurie, Maurisa, Maurise, Maurita and Morena.

Creative forms:
(female) Marrene, Matrene, ..

(male) Maurece, Maureno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurene Aniston (M.A.), ..

How popular is Maurene?

Maurene is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Maurene is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Maurene (outside Top 2000) are Maree, Maren (#1113 from recent data), Marian (#1104), Mariann, Marianne (#1985), Marie (#564), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Mary (#124), Maryann (#1809), Maryanne, Maura (#1490), Maureen and Maurine. Usage of these forms of Maurene was more pronounced during 1890-1899 (median #1226) and is now much less (#1513, down 97%), with forms like Maryann becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maree, Maren, Marian, Mariann, Marianne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marie, Marin, Marion, Mary, Maryann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryanne, Maura, Maureen, Maurine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maurene is alike in pronunciation to Mairin, Mareen, Mariane, Marien, Marine, Marinn, Marrin, Maryn and Myrene. Other suggested similar names are Aurene, Karene, Lauren, Laurena, Laurence, Laurene, Laurenne, Laurine, Marcene, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marina, Marlene, Marna, Marne, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marnie, Matrena, Maxene, Maylene, Murna, Paulene, Sabrene and Sarene. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maurene.

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