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19k
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since 1880

Maura

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How popular is the baby name Maura in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 6 6 0
1915 6 6 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 5 5 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 16 16 0
1921 14 14 0
1922 11 11 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 19 19 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 11 11 0
1930 13 13 0
1931 14 14 0
1932 22 22 0
1933 22 22 0
1934 24 24 0
1935 32 32 0
1936 20 20 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 25 25 0
1939 24 24 0
1940 30 30 0
1941 35 35 0
1942 32 32 0
1943 37 37 0
1944 42 42 0
1945 43 43 0
1946 57 57 0
1947 65 65 0
1948 99 99 0
1949 92 92 0
1950 80 80 0
1951 120 120 0
1952 161 161 0
1953 140 140 0
1954 209 209 0
1955 216 216 0
1956 250 250 0
1957 287 287 0
1958 294 294 0
1959 312 312 0
1960 332 332 0
1961 366 366 0
1962 365 365 0
1963 417 417 0
1964 430 430 0
1965 385 385 0
1966 348 348 0
1967 337 337 0
1968 345 345 0
1969 325 325 0
1970 271 271 0
1971 262 262 0
1972 240 240 0
1973 216 216 0
1974 207 207 0
1975 174 174 0
1976 194 194 0
1977 194 194 0
1978 191 191 0
1979 229 229 0
1980 232 232 0
1981 236 236 0
1982 284 279 5
1983 248 248 0
1984 222 222 0
1985 267 267 0
1986 273 273 0
1987 271 271 0
1988 315 315 0
1989 349 349 0
1990 349 349 0
1991 374 374 0
1992 313 313 0
1993 311 311 0
1994 297 297 0
1995 303 303 0
1996 310 310 0
1997 360 360 0
1998 335 335 0
1999 310 310 0
2000 308 308 0
2001 372 372 0
2002 300 300 0
2003 316 316 0
2004 357 357 0
2005 318 318 0
2006 289 289 0
2007 231 231 0
2008 215 215 0
2009 195 195 0
2010 193 193 0
2011 181 181 0
2012 177 177 0
2013 152 152 0
2014 161 161 0
2015 153 153 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Maura baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,691 babies born with the name Maura in the United States. That's more than enough Mauras to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maura" was in 1964 with a total of 430 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maura" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of only 372 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Maura popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Maura" mean? The list below shows the origins of Maura as well as things modernly associated with the name Maura such as celebrities named Maura.

Origin and Meaning of Maura

The name "Maura" is of Irish origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Maura Tierney

Maura Tierney is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Maura was born in 1965 as Maura Lynn Tierney in Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Maura

Maura Harty
Maura Judkis
Maura Mcdade
Maura Pally
Maura Isles
Maura Murray
Maura Sullivan
Maura West

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for activities, for you have many.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aruam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Umaar". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Maura born Dec 27, 1979

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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