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Maurus

What does Maurus mean?

Maurus Pronunciation of Maurus [mau-rus] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Maurus is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Maurus is a variant form of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.

Variations

Maurus has 7 variants: Maurise, Morice, Moris, Moriz, Morrice, Morris and Morriss.

12 more related forms via Maurice: Maurell, Maureo, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Mauritius, Maurits, Mauritz, Mauro, Maury and Maurycy.

Creative forms:
(male) Marrus, Morrus, ..

(female) Maumis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maurus Osvaldo (M.O.), ..

How popular is Maurus?

Maurus is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#100194 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Maurice (#621 from recent data), Morris (#1548), Mauro (#1602) and Maury are the prominent varying forms of Maurus (outside Top 2000). These relations of Maurus reached the height of their popularity 105 years ago (usage of 0.36%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.03%, 90.7%), with forms such as Morris becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Maurus is pronounced similarly to Marius. Other suggested similar names are Brutus, Cirrus, Cyrus, Dacius, Darius, Darrius, Emerus, Fabius, Faunus, Fawnus, Florus, Hampus, Icarus, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Kadmus, Lazarus, Lugus, Mabry, Macarius, Macrae, Mads, Magnes, Magnus, Magus, Mahmud, Maks, Mamoun, Mamun, Mansur, Manus, Mar, Marc, Marcas, March, Marco, Marcus, Marek, Mareo, Marik, Mario, Mark, Marko, Markus, Maro, Marom, Marq, Marque, Marques, Marqui, Marquis, Marr, Mars, Marsh, Mart, Marty, Marve, Marx, Marzo, Mateus, Matias, Mats, Mattaus, Mayes, Mays, Murdo, Paulus, Rasmus, Rastus, Rufus, Seumus, Siorus and Taurus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maurus.

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