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What does Maurizia mean?

Maurizia Pronunciation of Maurizia [mau-r-izia] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Maurizia is "star of the sea". Maurizia is a variant form of Mary (Latin). Maurizia is also a form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


Maurizia has 4 variants: Marysa, Mauresa, Maurisa and Maurissa.

16 more alternative forms via Mary, Maureen: Maria, Mariana, Mariela, Marilin, Marilla, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marysia, Maura, Maurie, Maurine, Maurise, Maurita and Mayria.

Creative forms:
(female) Marizia, Marrizia, ..

(male) Mauris, Maurris, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurizia Shae (M.S.), ..

How popular is Maurizia?

Maurizia is a rare given name for women. Maurizia is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Maurizia (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Maria (#109 in recent rankings), Mariana (#296), Mariela (#1560), Marilla, Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1201), Mary (#124), Maura (#1490), Maureen and Maurine. These relations of Maurizia were popular in the 1880s (average #1539) and have become much less popular since (#1343, 95%), with versions like Maria becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariana, Mariela, Marilla, Mariska in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Maritza, Mary, Maura, Maureen, Maurine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maurizia is alike in pronunciation to Marisa, Marissa, Mariza and Marrissa. Other suggested similar names are Aaricia, Capricia, Carisia, Catricia, Catrinia (see Catriona), Fabricia, Fabritzia, Fabrizia, Kapricia (see Kapri), Laetizia, Latricia, Lauricia, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurita, Madzia, Maizie, Malicia, Malitia, Marci, Marcia, Marcie, Mareesa, Mareisa, Maressa, Marga, Margi, Margie, Margisia (see Margaret), Marice, Maricia, Marieke, Marijke, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marilda, Marilis, Marilisa, Marina, Marinda, Marinna, Maris, Marise, Marisha, Mariske, Marisse, Marja, Marji, Marjie, Markia, Markie, Marnia, Marqui, Marrilin (see Marilyn), Marris, Marseea, Marsha, Marsia, Martia, Maryka, Maryssa, Matriona, Mercia, Merissa, Morisa, Morissa, Patricia, Patrizia, Sarilia and Taurina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maurizia.

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