Meaning and name origin
Mauritz \ma(u)-ri-tz\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Mauritz is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauritz 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".
Mauritz is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#62028 out of 88799, Top 70%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mauritz and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Maurice (#583). (2014 statistics).