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What does Maurus mean?

Maurus Pronunciation of Maurus 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 Ma-, -us, dark


VARIANTS Morriss, Morris, Morrice, Moriz, Moris, Morice, Maurise

RELATED FORMS VIA MAURICE Maurell, Maureo, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Mauritius, Maurits, Mauritz, Mauro, Maury, Maurycy



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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?

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-sounding 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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