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Popularity
135k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maurice

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Dark Skinned
  • #504 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
70k Morris (Latin)
< 1k Maurizio (Italian)
< 1k Morse (English)
< 1k Morrisa (American)
< 1k Maurus (Rumantsch)

How popular is the name "Maurice" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188093093
188172072
18821020102
188389089
18841150115
188596096
188697097
188788088
18881000100
18891090109
18901020102
18911170117
18921370137
18931490149
18941250125
18951360136
18961270127
18971170117
18981485143
18991170117
19001930193
19011666160
19021870187
19031820182
19041748166
190521412202
19062069197
190721810208
19082498241
190925712245
19102885283
191141215397#99 boy name
191283524811#95 boy name
19131,02935994#95 boy name
19141,287311,256#94 boy name
19151,501611,440
19161,643591,584#100 boy name
19171,602481,554
19181,697591,638
19191,529561,473
19201,768621,706
19211,797541,743
19221,759631,696
19231,765531,712
19241,777631,714
19251,644591,585
19261,699591,640
19271,558641,494
19281,560681,492
19291,422481,374
19301,599481,551
19311,545511,494
19321,458381,420
19331,356471,309
19341,273321,241
19351,261291,232
19361,185311,154
19371,094251,069
19381,179271,152
19391,036191,017
19401,065341,031
19411,052251,027
19421,056301,026
19431,130251,105
19441,043201,023
194593120911
19461,077191,058
19471,166231,143
19481,027251,002
19491,184311,153
19501,217221,195
19511,147291,118
19521,243231,220
19531,244201,224
19541,252261,226
19551,237161,221
19561,345241,321
19571,409211,388
19581,318261,292
19591,380231,357
19601,350241,326
19611,453151,438
19621,508271,481
19631,510201,490
19641,520211,499
19651,439211,418
19661,441241,417
19671,549211,528
19681,507311,476
19691,594231,571
19701,770291,741
19711,730281,702
19721,668261,642
19731,462231,439
19741,400251,375
19751,403181,385
19761,376301,346
19771,466281,438
19781,591201,571
19791,616251,591
19801,580261,554
19811,661161,645
19821,669221,647
19831,703191,684
19841,607171,590
19851,584251,559
19861,523141,509
19871,501311,470
19881,512201,492
19891,433121,421
19901,502131,489
19911,30871,301
19921,17071,163
19931,11651,111
19949408932
19958935888
19968100810
19978270827
19988310831
19997340734
20007950795
20017170717
20026970697
20037570757
20047120712
20056610661
20067600760
20077070707
20087330733
20096360636
20105970597
20115770577
20125280528
20134990499
20144720472

Want to know about the populiarty of Maurice? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 135,468 babies born with the name Maurice in the United States. That's more than enough Maurices to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 93 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maurice" was in 1921 with a total of 1,743 babies. (That's a lot of baby Maurices)

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maurice" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 36 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 1,643 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Maurice" mean?

Maurice (French): Dark Skinned

The name "Maurice" is of French origin and it means "Dark Skinned". It's a name commonly given to boys.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Eciruam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rmeuica". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Maurice popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Maurice in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Maurice

Michael Caine

Michael Caine is an actor and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1953 to present. Michael was born in 1933 as Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, London, England, UK.

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Maury Povich

Maury Povich is a television presenter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Maury was born in 1939 as Maurice Richard Povich in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Maurice Clarett

Maurice Clarett is a NFL player. Maurice was born in 1983 in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Maurice Ravel

Maurice was born in 1875.

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Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb is a musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer specializing in rock, pop, blues rock, and progressive rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1955 to 2003. Maurice was born in 1949 as Maurice Ernest Gibb in Douglas, Isle of Man.

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Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard is an ice hockey player. Maurice was born in 1921 in Montreal, QC, CAN.

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Past life for Maurice born Jan 1, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Maurice

Name poster for Maurice(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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