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What does Maurine mean?

Maurine Pronunciation of Maurine [mau-rine] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Maurine is "star of the sea". Maurine is a version of Mary (Latin). Maurine is also a derivative of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


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

30 more relations via Mary, Maureen: Maire, Mallie, Mamie, Mare, Maree, Maria, Mariam, Mariana, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Marilee, Marita, Marje, Maryse, Maura, Maure, Mauresa, Maurie, Maurisa, Maurise, Maurissa, Maurita, Maurizia, Maymie, Mayria, Muire, Murial and Muriel.

Creative forms:
(female) Maerine, Mairine, ..

(male) Maurike, Mauriki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurine Dalia (M.D.), ..

How popular is Maurine?

Maurine is a very popular first name for females (#1086 out of 4276, Top 25%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Maurine entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #361 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurine name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Maurine are Mallie, Mamie, Maree, Maren (#1113 in 2015), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Mariana (#296), Mariann, Marianne (#1985), Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Marilee, Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Marita, Mary (#124), Maryann (#1809), Maryanne, Maura (#1490), Maureen, Maymie and Muriel. These forms of Maurine reached the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (median #1162) and are now much less widespread (#1499, 94.6%). Mary is more familiar than the rest, although Mariam seems to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Marian used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurine, Mallie, Mamie, Maree, Maren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marianne, Marie, Mariel, Marilee, Marin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marion, Marita, Mary, Maryann, Maryanne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maura, Maureen, Maymie, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maurine is alike in pronunciation to Mairin, Mariane, Marien, Marine, Marinn, Marrin, Maryn and Myrene. Other suggested similar names are Azurine, Carine, Carrine, Catrine, Cauline, Karine, Karrine, Katrine, Larine, Lauraine, Laurene, Lauriane, Laurice, Laurie, Laurin, Laurina, Laurine, Mairim, Marcine, Mareina, Marena, Marike, Marina, Marinna, Marise, Marline, Marna, Marne, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marnie, Martine, Matrina, Maudie, Maxine, Mazarine, Mazine, Murna, Narine, Nurine, Pauline, Sarine and Taurina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Maurine.

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