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Origin and popularity of the name MAURIN


Maurin : 1: French: from a medieval personal name derived from the Latin name Maurinus a derivative of Maurus ‘Moor’ (see Mauro) which was the name of a 6th-century Christian martyr. This form of the surname is also found in Germany Italy and Slovenia (see below). Compare Morin.2: Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Mavrin: from a personal name derived from the Latin name Maurinus (see above). In part Maurin is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola Slovenia (see Kocevar).3: Italian: rare variant of Maurino a cognate of 1 above.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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