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Meaning and Name Origin

Mauro \ma(u)-ro\ as a name for boys means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauro is a derivative of Maurice (Latin). Scarce as a birth name.


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

Mauro has 23 more related variations 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.


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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Mauro and associated names. Mauricio (#577 a year ago), Maurice (#583), Morris and Maury are the prominent variation forms of Mauro (#unlisted). These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 and are now much less widespread, with the versions Maurice and Morris becoming less in vogue. Mauricio (#577) is the most chic baby name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names

Mauro is alike in pronunciation to Mareo, Mario and Maro. Other suggested similar baby names are Mar, Mar-, Marr and Tauro. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mauro.