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Mauritius meaning and name origin
Mauritius \ma(u)-ri-tius\ as a boy's name has the meaning "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".
A suggested similar baby name is Maurits.
Popularity of Mauritius
Mauritius is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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