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

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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maury name in U.S.

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

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)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Maury is pronounced similarly to Maro, Morry and Murry. Other recommended similar baby names are Mabry, Mar, Mar- and Marr. Like Maury, these names are not commonly used.