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What does Maurin mean?

Maurin Pronunciation of Maurin [mau-rin] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and Maurin means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maurin is a variant form of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


18 alternative forms via Maurice: Maurell, Maureo, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurie, Maurio, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Maurycy, Morino, Moris, Moriz and Morris.

Creative forms:
(male) Macrin, Merin, ..

(female) Maumin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurin Dustin (M.D.), ..

How popular is Maurin?

Maurin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#31530 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Maurin (outside Top 2000) are Mauricio (#560 in 2015), Maurice (#621), Morris (#1548), Mauro (#1602) and Maury. These relations of Maurin reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #1221) and are now significantly less popular (#1266, 83.3% less usage), with versions like Maurice becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurice, Mauricio, Mauro, Maury, Morris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maurin is pronounced similarly to Marion, Marwin, Meirion, Merwin and Myron. Other suggested similar names are Aarin, Darin, Darrin, Farin, Farrin, Garin, Garrin, Jarin, Jarrin, Larin, Larrin, Lauren, Laurian, Laurie, Machin, Malin, Mallin, Malvin, Mariano, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Mario, Marlin, Marom, Martin, Marvin, Maslin, Miron, Murvin, Paulin, Tarin, Tarrin, Taurino and Warrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maurin.

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