Meaning and name origin
Maury \ma(u)-ry\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maury is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maury is a variant of Maurice (Latin): also possibly an anglicized form of Muirgheas (Irish, Gaelic) "seafarer" and ultimately derive from the Phoenician term "mauharim", meaning "easterner".
Maury is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14552 out of 88799, Top 16%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Maury for boys. Maury reached its highest rank of #827 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Maury and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maurice (#583) and Maury. (2014 statistics).