Mavros Family History
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Mavros Name Meaning
Greek: from the personal name Mavros, originally a descriptive nickname for a person with a dark or swarthy complexion, Greek mavros ‘black’, ‘Moorish’, later also meaning ‘poor fellow’. This nickname may also be the source of the surname. This element is also commonly found in compound names such as Mavrogiannis ‘black John’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Maras, Makris, Makos, Stavros, Maron, Markos, Baros, Mauro, Manos