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Gender: Male Pronunciation: MOW-ro Meaning of Mauro: "moorish" Origin of Mauro: Spanish and Italian

The name Mauro is a boy's name meaning "moorish". Mauro and is often added to lists like Spanish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Maura, a Top 100 name in Spain, is etymologically unrelated to the girls' name Maura, but that won't stop many English speakers from drawing the comparison.

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Famous People Named Mauro

Mauro Emanuel Icardi, Argentine footballer
Mauro Germán Camoranesi, Italian footballer
Mauro Matías Zárate, Argentine footballer
Mauro Domenico Ranallo, Canadian sportscaster
Mauro Tassotti, Italian footballer
Mauro Boselli, Argentine footballer
Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, Italian guitarist and singer]
Mauro Biello, Canadian soccer player
Mauro Cardi, Italian composer
Mauro Gaviro, son of Aylín Mújica

Pop Culture References for the name Mauro


snowsbeloved Says:


I've only met two Mauros in my life and they both pronounced it MAR-oh.

danirose01 Says:


This is really handsome, and totally comes out of left field in terms of expectability.