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pinWhat does Mauro mean?

Mauro /mau-ro/ as a name for boys. Mauro's name origin is Latin, and the name Mauro means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauro is an Italian, Portuguese form of Maurice (Latin).


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

Mauro has 10 more relations via Maurice: Maurell, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurin, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Maurus and Maurycy.

Kreatif forms: Maumo, Maumor, Maurode. [more]

pinHow popular is Mauro?

Mauro is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#955 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#4389 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mauricio (#577 via latest list), Maurice (#583) and Maury are the prominent variation forms of Mauro (not ranked). These relations of Mauro were favored as birth names in 2001 (average #575) and are somewhat less conventional today (#720, 34.1% less), with the version Maurice becoming less in vogue. Maurice is more familiar than the rest, though Mauricio is currently the most fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Mauro and associated names. (Top Birth Names, 2014)

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

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

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Mauro is alike in pronunciation to Mareo, Mario, Maro, Meiri, Mori, Morio, Morrow, Morry, Murrow and Murry. Other suggested similar baby names are Aaro, Cairo, Darro, Faro, Hairo, Jairo, Mabry, Maceo, Mano, Manzo, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Marco, Mark, Marko, Marom, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marx, Marzo, Mateo, Mayo, Monro, Munro, Murdo, Taro and Tauro. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mauro.