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Correct spelling: Maurice

Definition of Maurice:

genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers

Common misspellings for Maurice:

  • maruice (25%)
  • murice (12%)
  • mauruce (12%)
  • mourice (12%)
  • maurtce (12%)
  • mauricre (12%)
  • nurvice (6%)
  • maurices (6%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Meaning: dark-skinned, Moorish

Origin: Latin

Maurice as a boy's name is pronounced maw-REESE. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maurice is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Also possibly an anglicized form of Muirgheas (Irish, Gaelic) "seafarer" and ultimately derive from the Phoenician term "mauharim", meaning "easterner". Roman name introduced to Britain by the Normans and commonly used into the 17th century. Saint Maurus (sixth century) was a French saint. Mauricio is a Spanish form; Mauro is Italian and Portuguese. See also Merrick. Actor Maurice Chevalier; writer Maurice Sendak; composer Maurice Ravel.

Related names: Seymour, Amaury.

Sounds Like: Merce, Marius.

Variants: Moss, Maurell, Maureo, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurise, Maurits, Mauritius, Mauritz, Maurizio, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Maurycy, Morey, Morice, Moricz, Morino, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morrel, Morrey, Morrice, Morrill, Morris, Morriss.

Examples of usage for Maurice:

1) What will she say, Maurice? - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.

2) It was Maurice who answered her. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.

3) Can you tell me, Maurice? - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.

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