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What does Mauritius mean?

Mauritius Pronunciation of Mauritius as a name for boys is a Latin name, and Mauritius means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauritius is an alternate spelling of Maurice (Latin).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ma-, -ius, dark


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MAURICE Mauricio, Maurids, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio, Maurus



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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Mauritius (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Mauricio (#560 FROM RECENT DATA) and Maurice (#621). Other variants, like Maurits, are seldom used. These relations of Mauritius were popular as birth names during the years 1910-1919 (ADOPTION OF 0.17%) and are now much less widespread (ADOPTION 0.05%, 71%), with the version Maurice going out of style. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aurelius, Basilius, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Fabricius, Fabritius, Fabrizius, Faustus, Horatius, Jarius, Laurentius, Laurits (see Lawrence), Lucretius, Macarius, Marcus, Marianos (see Mariano), Marianus, Marinos, Marinus, Marius, Markiss, Markus, Marquis, Marquus, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Martinos, Martinus, Mateus, Matias, Mattaus, Mattias, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurise, Maximus, Patrizius, Paulinus, Tacitus, Taurus and Vasilius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mauritius.

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