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What does Maurits mean?

Maurits Pronunciation of Maurits as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and Maurits means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maurits is a version of Maurice (Latin).



VARIANTS Moritz, Mauritz

OTHER FORMS VIA MAURICE Maurell, Maureo, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurise, Mauritius, Maurizio, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Maurycy, Moris, Morris, Morriss



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How popular is Maurits?

Maurits is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Maurits is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Maurits (NOT RANKED) are Maurice (#621 IN 2015), Mauricio (#560), Mauro (#1602), Maury and Morris (#1548). Other variants, like Maurie, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Maurits was well-received in the 1910s (MEDIAN #1221) and is now significantly reduced (#1266, 83.3%). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Frits, Laurits (see Lawrence), Lauritz, Macarios, Macarius, Makarios, Marcas, Marcos, Marcus, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Marinos, Marinus, Mario, Marion, Marius, Markiss, Markos, Markus, Mars, Mart, Marti, Marty, Mathias, Matias, Mats, Mattias, Mavrick, Merit, Meritt, Merritt, Muriel and Waits. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maurits.

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