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Maurice Meaning


What does Maurice mean?

The name Maurice is of Latin, English and French origin.

The meaning of Maurice is "dark skinned, moorish".

Maurice is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mau-rice.

The Given Name Maurice

Maurice is a form of Mauricius. See Mauricius for further details.

Maurice is an enchanting and simple name.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Maurice 'Rocket' Richard, and Maurice Allais.

Maurice Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 670 in baby name popularity for boys with 375 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 651 in baby name popularity for boys with 395 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Maurice sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Maurice Name Popularity Page.

Maurice Related Names

Maurice is a form of Mauricius.

The names Mauri, Maurits, Maurycy, Meuric, Moric, Moritz, Morrey, Morris, Muiris are all forms of Maurice.

Famous Maurices

  • Maurice ~ Saint
  • Maurice 'Rocket' Richard ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Maurice Allais ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1988
  • Maurice Bourges Maunoury ~ French Prime Minister (1957)
  • Maurice Chevalier ~ Actor, Musician
  • Maurice Couve de Murville ~ French Prime Minister (1968-1969)
  • Maurice Jarre ~ Musician
  • Maurice MacKenraghty ~ Saint
  • Maurice Maeterlinck ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1911
  • Maurice McDonald ~ Business Mogul
  • Maurice of Carnoet ~ Saint
  • Maurice of Hungary ~ Saint
  • Maurice Ravel ~ Musician
  • Maurice Rouvier ~ French Prime Minister (1887; 1905-1906)
  • Maurice Sendak ~ Writer
  • Maurice Stokes ~ Basketball Player
  • Maurice Wilkins ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1962

Maurice Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Maurice.

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Maurice Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Maurice in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Maurice.

Just for fun, see the name Maurice in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Maurice in Nautical Flags page.