Anglicized variation of Maire

Maura Origin and Meaning

The name Maura is a girl's name .

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

# 911 in the US

Maura Rank in US Top 1000

# 1324 on Nameberry

Maura Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Maura Popularity

Famous People Named Maura

  • Maura HigginsLove Island 2019 Star
  • Saint Maura of EgyptAntinoe of Egypt
  • Saint Maura of Irelanda martyred companion of Britta
  • Saint Maura of Troyesa noble French virgin
  • Maura Jo WestAmerican actress
  • Maura Therese TierneyAmerican actress
  • Maura TombelliItalian astronomer
  • Maura O'ConnellIrish singer
  • Maura Ann HartyAmerican politician
  • Maura ViceconteItalian distance runner
  • Maura HealeyAmerican politician; 59th Attorney General of Massachusetts
  • Maura Williamsdaughter of American reality TV personalities Brady and Paulie Williams
  • Maura MackeyAmerican director/writer
  • Maura Gallaghermother of singer Niall Horan
  • Maura MurrayAmerican missing person

Maura in Pop Culture

  • Dr. Maura Islesmain character in the Rizzoli & Isles series
  • Mauracharacter in "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" by John Green
  • Maura Sargentpsychic in the Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Maura Pfeffermanmain character on TV's "Transparent"
  • Maura Ellischaracter in 2015 film "Sisters"
  • Maura Gleecharacter in webcomic Diesel Sweeties
  • Maura Labingialias of Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings