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pinWhat does Mauritius mean?

Mauritius /mau-ri-tius/ 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 6 alternative forms via Maurice: Mauricio, Maurids, Maurits, Mauritz, Maurizio and Maurus.

Kreatif forms: Maritius, Mauridios, Meritius. [more]

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Mauritius is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Mauritius is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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 from recent data) and Maurice (#583). Other variants, like Maurits, are seldom used. These relations of Mauritius were popular as birth names in the year 2001 (adoption of 0.638%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.42%, 34%), with the version Maurice falling out of style. Maurice is more widely used than the rest, though Mauricio is now the more favored form. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maurice, Mauricio in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Aurelius, Basilius, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Fabricius, Fabritius, Fabrizius, Faustus, Horatius, Jarius, Laurentius, Laurits, Lucretius, Macarius, Marcus, Marianos, 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.