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What does Maury mean?

Maury Pronunciation of Maury [mau-ry] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Maury is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maury is a variant form of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


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

8 more related forms via Maurice: Maurell, Maurids, Maurin, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurus and Maurycy.

Creative forms:
(male) Mauray, Maurym, ..

(female) Maumay, Mauno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maury Kipton (M.K.), ..

How popular is Maury?

Maury is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#18447 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Maury reached its highest rank of #941 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maury name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maury outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Maury ranked in the Top 2000 are Maurice (#621 from current records) and Mauro (#1602). Other variants, like Maurell, are seldom used. These forms of Maury were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (median #1338) and have become significantly less conventional since.

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

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

Similar Names

Maury is pronounced similarly to Mareo, Mario, Maro, Meiri, Moray, Mori, Morry, Murray, Murrey and Murry. Other recommended names are Amaury, Barry, Camry, Cary, Darry, Drury, Garry, Gary, Harry, Jary, Larry, Lary, Lawry, Mabrey, Mabry, Macey, Macy, Maddy, Makary, Malory, Manly, Manny, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Mark, Marly, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marty, Marx, Matty, Maxey, Maxy, Maybury, Parry, Qadry and Yury. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maury.

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