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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 mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for able, for you surely are.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

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 "Mruaiec". 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.

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


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 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maurice" is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 33 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1951. Across the entire United States a total of 1,147 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 gulf coast area? 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 their career being from 1953 to present. Michael was born in 1933 as Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, London, England, UK.


Maury Povich

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


Maurice Clarett

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


Maurice Ravel

Maurice was born in 1875.


Maurice Gibb

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


Maurice Richard

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


Past life for Maurice born Feb 16, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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.