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What does Maurie mean?

Maurie Pronunciation of Maurie [mau-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 version of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


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

15 more alternative forms via Maurice: Maurell, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurin, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Maurus, Maurycy, Morice, Moris, Moriz, Morrice and Morris.

Creative forms:
(male) Manrie, Morie, ..

(female) Mauine, Mauria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurie Don (M.D.), ..

How popular is Maurie?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Maurie (not ranked) are Mauricio (#560 via latest list), Maurice (#621), Morris (#1548), Mauro (#1602) and Maury. Other variants, like Morrey, are seldom used. These forms of Maurie were at the height of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (average #1221) and are now much less conventional (#1266, 83% less usage), with forms such as Morris going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurice, Mauricio, Mauro, 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 Mareo, Mario, Maro, Meiri, Mori, Morio, Morrie, Murrey and Murry. Other recommended names are Barrie, Garrie, Harrie, Larie, Laurie, Lawrie, Mackie, Macrae, Mahir, Maier, Mannie, Mar, Mar-, Marik, Marr, Martie, Marve, Massie, Mattie, Maxie, Moore, More, Muir, Murfie (see Murphy), Muriel, Parrie and Paulie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maurie.

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