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Meaning and name origin
Mauritius \ma(u)-ri-tius\ as a boy's name means "dark-skinned, Moorish" and is a variant of Maurice (Latin): also possibly an anglicized form of Muirgheas (Irish, Gaelic) "seafarer" and ultimately derive from the Phoenician term "mauharim", meaning "easterner".
Mauritius is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mauritius and its source form. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Maurice. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Maurits. Like Mauritius, this name is not commonly used.
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