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Meaning and name origin

Mauro \ma(u)-ro\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Mauro is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauro 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".


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


Mauro is a somewhat popular first name for males (#955 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#4358 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mauro and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maurice (#583) and Maury. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Mauro is also pronounced similarly to Mareo, Mario and Maro. Other suggested similar baby names are Mar, Mar-, Marr and Tauro. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mauro.