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What does Maurise mean?

Maurise Pronunciation of Maurise [mau-rise] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Maurise) has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Maurise is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maurise is a version of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


Maurise has 7 variants: Maurus, Morice, Moris, Moriz, Morrice, Morris and Morriss.

13 more related forms via Maurice: Maurell, Maureo, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Mauro, Maury and Maurycy.

Creative forms:
(male) Macrise, Murse, ..

(female) Maurile, Maurill, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurise Dwayne (M.D.), ..

How popular is Maurise?

Maurise is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Maurise is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Maurise (not ranked) are Mauricio (#560 in 2015), Maurice (#621), Morris (#1548), Mauro (#1602) and Maury. Other forms, like Maurycy, are uncommon. These relations of Maurise reached the apex of their popularity 105 years ago (median #1221) and have become significantly less popular since (#1266, 83% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Maurise is alike in pronunciation to Marius. Other recommended names are Laurie, Macaire, Macbride, Mackie, Macrae, Maguire, Mannie, Manvile (see Manville), Marik, Marimo, Mariner, Marino, Mario, Marion, Markese, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Marloe, Marque, Marquise, Marriner, Mars, Marsh, Martie, Marve, Massie, Mattie, Mavrick, Maxie, Maxime, Mcbride, Moise, Morrie, Morse, Murfee, Murfie (see Murphy) and Muriel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maurise.

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