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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 has 2 variant forms: Maurits, Moritz.


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).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Lauritz and Maurids. Like Mauritz, these names are not commonly used.