What does Maury mean?
Maury /mau-ry/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Maury's root is Latin, and the meaning of the name Maury is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maury is a variant form of Maurice (Latin) with the suffix -y.
Maury has 23 more related forms 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.Kreatif forms: Macry, Mauray, Mauty. [more]
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Maury for boys. Maury entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #827 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Maury ranked in the Top 1000 are Mauricio (#577 the previous year), Maurice (#583) and Morris. Variants like Maurits are seldom used. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4513%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.21%, down 53.5%), with the versions Maurice and Morris becoming less stylish. Mauricio (#577) is the most fashionable boy name here. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Maury and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)