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What does Mauritz mean?

Mauritz Pronunciation of Mauritz [mau-ritz] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and Mauritz means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Mauritz is a variant form of Maurice (Latin).



VARIANTS Moritz, Maurits

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MAURICE Maurell, Maureo, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurise, Mauritius, Maurizio, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Maurycy, Moricz, Moriz

(male) Macritz, Maritz, ..

(female) Maurida, Maurisy, ..

Mauritz Emery (M.E.), ..

How popular is Mauritz?

Mauritz is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#45829 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Mauritz (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Maurice (#621 A YEAR AGO), Mauricio (#560), Mauro (#1602) and Maury. Usage of these relations of Mauritz was at its most widespread in the 1910s (USAGE OF 0.2%) and is now much lower (USAGE 0.1%, 68%). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fritz, Laurits (see Lawrence), Lauritz, Loritz, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Mario, Marion, Marius, Mart, Marti, Marty, Matz, Mavrick, Merit, Meritt, Merritt and Muriel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mauritz.

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