What does Maurene mean?
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) with the prefix Mau-. Maurene is also a variant of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).
(female) Marene, Maurena, ..
(male) Maurece, Maureno, ..
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. Displayed below is a study of the popularity of Maurene and associated 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)
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.See names in meaning and etymology.