Meaning and name origin
Maurine \ma(u)-ri-ne\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Maurine is "star of the sea". Maurine 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.
Maurine is a very popular first name for females (#1086 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Maurine for girls. Maurine reached its highest rank of #364 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maurine and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Maryann, Maryanne, Marion, Maureen, Marin, Maren, Marian, Mariann, Marianne and Maurine. (2014 statistics).
Maurine is also pronounced similarly to Mairin, Mariane, Marine, Marinn and Marrin. Other suggested similar baby names are Laurine, Marina, Marne, Maurie and Maurise. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maurine.