Meaning and Origin of Mauro - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mauro

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : Dark-skinned; a Moor

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian (mainly southern) : from the personal name Mauro, derived from the Latin personal and ethnic name Maurus, meaning ‘Moor’, ‘North African’; or from the same word, mauro, applied as a nickname or ethnic name. Compare Moore 2 and 3.