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What does Mauricio mean?

Mauricio Pronunciation of Mauricio [mauri-cio] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and Mauricio means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauricio is a Spanish form of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


12 relations via Maurice: Maureo, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurise, Mauritius, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Mauro and Maurycy.

Creative forms:
(male) Murcio, Murricio, ..

(female) Maurilia, Maurisi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mauricio Ryley (M.R.), ..

How popular is Mauricio?

Mauricio is a somewhat popular first name for men (#665 out of 1220, Top 54%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#8754 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mauricio reached its apex position of #352 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is at #560 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mauricio name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mauricio outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Maurice (#621 via latest list) and Mauro (#1602) are the popular varying forms of Mauricio (#560 via latest list) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Maurizio, are uncommon. These relations of Mauricio were at the height of their popularity in the 1910s (average #1338) and are now significantly less popular (#927, 68.5%), with the form Maurice falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mauricio, Maurice, Mauro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mauricio and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bricio, Claudicio (see Claude), Curcio, Darcio, Eurico, Fabrizio, Laurencio, Lauriano, Marc, March, Marcio, Marco, Mariano, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Mario, Marius, Marko, Marqui, Marzo, Matico, Maurus, Mavrick, Melicio, Merrick, Meyrick, Morice, Moricz, Morrice, Myrick, Patricia, Patricio, Patrizio and Taurino. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mauricio.

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