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What does Maury mean?

Maury /mau-ry/ 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 8 more related forms via Maurice: Maurell, Maurids, Maurin, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurus and Maurycy.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Marry, Mauray, ..

(female) Mauce, Mauryce, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Maury for boys. 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 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 2000 are Maurice (#583 from current records) and Mauro (#1452). 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.