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What does Mauritius mean?

Mauritius \ma(u)-ri-tius\ as a name for boys. Mauritius' name origin is Latin, and Mauritius means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauritius is a variation of Maurice (Latin).


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.


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 (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Mauricio (#577 last year), Maurice (#583), Morris and Maury. 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%, down 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)

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

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