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Gender: F Origin of Maura: Anglicized variation of Maire

Somber, almost mournful name that still has a lovely sound.

Famous People Named Maura

Maura Jo West, American actress
Maura Therese Tierney, American actress
Maura Tombelli, Italian astronomer
Maura O'Connell, Irish singer
Maura Williams, daughter of American reality TV personalities Brady and Paulie Williams ("My Five Wives")
Maura Mackey, American director/writer

Pop Culture References for the name Maura

Dr. Maura Isles, main character in the Rizzoli & Isles novels by Tess Gerritsen and TV series
Maura, character in "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" by John Green
Maura Sargent, psychic & mother of the main character Blue Sargent in the Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater
Maura Pfefferman, lead character, played by Jeffrey Tambor, on "Transparent"

Maure, Maurita, Maurette, Maurah, Mauricette, Mora