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Meaning and Name Origin

Maurie \ma(u)-rie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Maurie) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Maurie is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maurie is a derivative of Maurice (Latin): also possibly an anglicized form of Muirgheas (Irish, Gaelic) "seafarer" and ultimately derive from the Phoenician term "mauharim", meaning "easterner". Uncommon as a name for newborns. Name used for both men and women.


Maurie has 6 variants: Maureo, Maurio, Mauro, Maury, Morey and Morrey.

Maurie has 23 more alternative forms via Maurice: Maurell, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurin, Maurise, Mauritius, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Maurus, Maurycy, Morice, Moricz, Morino, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morrel, Morrice, Morrill, Morris, Morriss and Moss.


Maurie is an uncommon given name for men. Maurie is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Maurie and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Maurie (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Mauricio (#577 a year ago), Maurice (#583), Morris and Maury. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and are now much less widespread, with the forms Maurice and Morris becoming less in vogue. Mauricio (#577) is the most chic name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Maurie is pronounced similarly to Mario and Morrie. Another recommended similar baby name is Laurie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maurie.