What does Maurene mean?
Maurene /mau-rene/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Maurene's name origin is Latin, 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).
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. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Maurene and associated names. Prominent related forms of Maurene (outside Top 1000) are Maren, Marian, Mariann, Marianne, Marie (#579 last year), Marin, Marion, Mary (#120), Maryann, Maryanne, Maura, Maureen and Maurine. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5437%) and is now much less (usage 0.1001%, down 81.6%), with forms like Marie, Maryanne, Maura, Maureen and Maurine becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)