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Ranked #504


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #947).

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 melody, the song of life.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for ideals, no higher!

C is for captive, your web of charm.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Eciruam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eracimu". 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 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maurice" is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 1,065 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 region near the Rockies? 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 Jun 23, 1943

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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