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Boy Name: Moritz

Name: Moritz
Pronunciation: \m(o)-ri-tz\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dark-skinned, Moorish
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Mauritz, Maurits
Similar Names: Loritz, Moriz, Moricz
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6739


Moritz \m(o)-ri-tz\ as a boy's name is a variant of Maurice (Latin), and the meaning of Moritz is "dark-skinned, Moorish".

The baby name Moritz sounds like Mauritz and Maurits. Other similar baby names are Loritz, Moriz and Moricz.


Moritz is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6739 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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