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Maurice \ma(u)-ri-ce\

Meaning:
dark-skinned, Moorish
Origin:
Latin
Details:
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:
Amaury, seymour.
Meaning:
Amaury, seymour, Marius, Merce.
Variants:
morris, moss, Maurus, Maureo, Morino, Maurio, Maurin, Mauro, Moris, Maurell, Mauricio, Maurids, Maurie, Maurise, Maurits, mauritius, Mauritz, Maurizio, Maury, Maurycy, Morey, Morice, Moricz, Moritz, Moriz, Morrel, Morrey, Morrice, Morrill, Morriss.
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This graph shows how "Maurice" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for Maurice:

  1. What will she say, Maurice – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  2. It was Maurice who answered her. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  3. Can you tell me, Maurice – Prince Fortunatus by William Black

Quotes for Maurice:

  1. Maurice was a silly man. Maurice liked being silly.
  2. It makes us feel better that everyone out there is thinking of Maurice.
  3. When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.
  4. I bet Maurice Gibb's heart monitor was singing the tune of Stayin' Alive.
  5. I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming.
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