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Maura

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Maura is a Hobbitish name probably meaning "experience, wise".

It was the first name of Maura Labingi.

Etymology

The word has similarities to archaic Rohirric maur meaning "experienced". It probably comes from a Mannish root *MUR

Translations

Inspiration

The English translation "Frodo" comes from Old English fród meaning "wise by experience"

References