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Boy Name: Maurits

Name: Maurits
Pronunciation: \ma(u)-ri-ts\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dark-skinned, Moorish
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Mauritz, Maurids
Similar Names: Laurits, Lauritz, Marius, Maurus, Mauritius, Maurise


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

The baby name Maurits sounds like Mauritz and Maurids. Other similar baby names are Laurits, Lauritz, Marius, Maurus, Mauritius and Maurise.


Maurits 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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