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Mauro is a baby boy’s name of Spanish and Italian origin. Mauro is a version of the late Roman name Marius that means “dark-skinned, Moorish” and was given to the Morrocan conquerors of the Iberian peninsula and parts of Italy. Mauro was only briefly popular in the mid-1970s.

Meaning of the name Mauro:

Italian, Spanish: Moorish, dark-skinned

Origin of the name Mauro:

Mauro is a baby boy’s name of Italian and Spanish origin. Mauro means “Moorish, dark-skinned”. It is a variant of the late Roman name Marius.

Symbolism of the name Mauro:

Mauro refers to the Islamic and Morrocan invaders. The invaders brought with them cultural changes and scientific advancements that were felt for centuries.

Style of the name Mauro:


Gender of the name Mauro:

Mauro is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Mauro:


Number of syllables in the name Mauro:


Emotion evoked from the name Mauro:

Mauro evokes feelings of refinement and class.

Alternative spellings for the name Mauro:

Maro, Mowro, Muaro, Mauroh

Nicknames for the name Mauro:

  • Mari
  • Mar
  • Ro
  • Roy
  • Ari
  • Aro

Popularity of the name Mauro:

According to the Social Security Administration, Mauro is a popular baby boy’s name. Mauro appeared in the top 1000 for only one year. In 1974, Mauro was at #999.

Related names for the name Mauro:

  • Maurice
  • Marius
  • Martin
  • Martel
  • Marcel 
  • Marion
  • Maron

Great middle names for the name Mauro and their meanings:

  • Jules (youthful, downy-bearded)
  • Riley (courageous)
  • Elio (sun)
  • Dante (enduring)
  • Ash (from the ash tree)
  • Rowan (rowan tree, little redhead)
  • Leonardo (brave lion)
  • Hollis (near the holly bushes)
  • Mercer (a merchant)
  • Lorenzo (from Laurentium)
  • Sutton (from the southern homestead)
  • Flynn (son of the red-haired one)
  • Sullivan (black-eyed one)

Famous people with the name Mauro:

  • Mauro Icardi (Argentine footballer)
  • Mauro Camoranesi (Italian footballer)
  • Mauro Matías Zárate (Argentine footballer)
  • Mauro Biello (Canadian soccer player)
  • Mauro Cardi (Italian composer)

Mauro in popular culture:

  • Mauro (film, “Rio”)
  • Mauro (comics, “Blue Estate”)
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