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Meaning and name origin

Maurie \ma(u)-rie\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Maurie), means "dark-skinned, Moorish" and is a variant of Maurice (Latin): also possibly an anglicized form of Muirgheas (Irish, Gaelic) "seafarer" and ultimately derive from the Phoenician term "mauharim", meaning "easterner".

Maurie has 6 variant forms: Maureo, Maurio, Mauro, Maury, Morey, Morrey.


Popularity

Maurie is not a popular first name for males 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 boy name Maurie and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maurice, Mauro and Maury. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maurice, Mauro, Maury in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maurie and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Maurie is also pronounced similarly to Mario and Morrie. Other suggested similar baby names are Laurie, Maurin and Maurise. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maurie.

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