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Boy Name: Mauritius

Name: Mauritius
Pronunciation: \ma(u)-ri-tius\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dark-skinned, Moorish
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Maurits, Mauritz, Maurids
Similar Names: Laurits, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Martinus, Maurus, Maurizio, Mauricio

Description

Mauritius \ma(u)-ri-tius\ as a boy's name is a variant of Maurice (Latin), and the meaning of Mauritius is "dark-skinned, Moorish".

The baby name Mauritius sounds like Maurits, Mauritz and Maurids. Other similar baby names are Laurits, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Martinus, Maurus, Maurizio and Mauricio.

Popularity

Mauritius is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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