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 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).