What does Mauritius mean?
Mauritius /mau-ri-tius/ [4 sylls.] as a name for boys. Mauritius' name origin is Latin, and Mauritius means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauritius is an alternate spelling of Maurice (Latin) with the suffix -tius.
Mauritius has 29 alternative forms via Maurice: Maurell, Maureo, Mauricio▲, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Maurycy, Morey, Morice, Moricz, Morino, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morrel, Morrey, Morrice, Morrill, Morris▼, Morriss and Moss.Kreatif forms: Martius, Mauridios, Meritius. [more]
How popular is Mauritius?
Mauritius is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Mauritius is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Mauritius and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Mauritius (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Mauricio (#577 last year), Maurice (#583), Morris and Maury. Variants like Morino are seldom used. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4513%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.21%, ▼53.5%), with the versions Maurice and Morris becoming less in vogue. Mauricio (#577) is the most trendy name for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)