Maura

Unisex

Meaning

Dark

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈmɔːrə/

Traits associated with the name Maura:

Dogs named Maura tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Maura?

Naming your dog Maura suggests that you have a strong appreciation for unique and creative names. It also suggests that you are a person who values individuality and creativity.

Is Maura a good dog name?

Maura has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Maura isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

836
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Maura is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maura was, in the past month, the 2889th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Maura is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Maura was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Maura's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Maura is most adored in Alaska, Wisconsin and Nebraska.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, District of Columbia and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Maura.

Most popular breeds named Maura:

  1. Boxer

Maura is found in these categories:

italian dog names
italian

Derived from Latin, means "dark-skinned" in Italian.

spiritual dog names
spiritual

Derived from Gaelic, meaning "great" or "dark," often associated with spiritual strength and mystery.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to Irish roots, rarely heard in modern canine naming trends.

military dog names
military

Derived from a Gaelic term meaning "sea of bitterness," often associated with strength and resilience in soldiers.

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Gaelic, meaning "bitter" or "dark skinned".

Dog names like Maura:

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Maura dog name meaning

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