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pinWhat 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: 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.

The only other popular related form of Maury ranked in the Top 1000 is Maurice (#583 from current records). Other variants, like Maurie, are seldom used. These forms of Maury were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (median #511) and are somewhat less conventional today (#791, down 57.3%). 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 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.