Maurice

♂ Name Maurice – Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Maurice

Maurice is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Maurice

Maurice is a French variant of the name Maurus.

Meaning of Maurice

Maurice means “dark-skinned”, “Moorish” and “from Mauritania” (originally from ancient Greek “maurós/μαυρός” = dark/unknown).

Pronunciation of Maurice

Notable people with the name

  • Nobles and sovereigns: Saint Maurice (died 287), Roman legionary and Christian martyr · Maurice I (c. 1145 - c. 1211), Count of Oldenburg · Maurice of Inchaffray (14th century), Scottish cleric · Maurice of Saxony (1521 – 1553), Duke and Elector · Maurice of Saxe-Lauenburg (1551 – 1612), Duke · Maurice of Orange (1567 – 1625), stadtholder of the Netherlands · Maurice of Hesse-Kassel (1572 – 1632), Landgrave · Maurice of Savoy (1593 – 1657), prince and cardinal · Maurice of Saxe-Zeitz (1619 – 1681), Duke · Prince Maurice (1620 – 1652), Count Palatine of the Rhine · Maurice of the Netherlands (1843 – 1850), prince of Orange-Nassau · Maurice Gamelin (1872 – 1958), French general · Maurice of Battenberg (1891 – 1914), prince and member of the British royal family
  • Athletes: Maurice Garin (1871 – 1957), French cyclist · Maurice McLoughlin (1890 – 1957), U.S. tennis player · Maurice Cottenet (1895 – 1972), French soccer player · Maurice Dewaele (1896 – 1952), Belgian cyclist · Maurice Mandrillon (1902 – 1981), French cross-country skier · Maurice Dupuis (1914 – 1977), French soccer player · Maurice Trintignant (1917 – 2005), French auto racing driver · Maurice Richard (1921 – 2000), Canadian ice hockey player · Maurice Norman (born 1934), British soccer player · Maurice Colclough (1953 – 2006), British rugby union player · Maurice Cheeks (born 1956), U.S. basketball player · Maurice Banach (1967 – 1991), German soccer player · Maurice Smith (born 1980), Jamaican decathlete · Maurice Ross (born 1981), Scottish soccer player · Maurice Weber (born 1981), German boxer · Maurice Vrijmoed (born 1988), Dutch bicycle racer · Maurice Stuckey (born 1990), German basketball player · Maurice Exslager (born 1991), German soccer player
  • Artists, musicians and actors: Maurice Scève (c. 1500 – 1560), French poet · Maurice Greene (1696 – 1755), English Baroque composer · Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704 – 1788), French painter · Maurice Sand (1823 – 1889), French writer and illustrator · Maurice Mac-Nab (1856 – 1889), French poet and singer · Maurice Prendergast (1858 – 1924), U.S. painter · Maurice Yvain (1891 – 1965), French composer · Maurice Cloche (1907 – 1990), French film director · Maurice Ascalon (1913 – 2003), Israeli artist · Maurice Teynac (1915 – 1992), French actor · Maurice Tillieux (1921 – 1978), Belgian comic strip artist · Maurice Jarre (1924 – 2009), French composer · Maurice Béjart (1927 – 2007), French dancer · Maurice Sendak (1928 – 2012), U.S. illustrator · Maurice Vander (1929 – 2017), French jazz pianist - Maurice Gee (1931), New Zealand writer · Maurice Poli (1933 – 2020), French actor · Maurice Merle (1945 – 2003), French jazz saxophonist · Philip Remy (born 1962), German filmmaker · Maurice Karl (born 1978 - † 2000), German actor
  • Others: Maurice de Sully (1110 – 1196), French theologian · Maurice Raynaud (1834 – 1881), French physician · Maurice Couette (1858 – 1943), French physicist · Maurice Turrettini (1878 – 1932), Swiss architect · Maurice Kraitchik (1882 – 1957), Belgian mathematician · Maurice Duplessis (1890 – 1959), Canadian politician · Maurice Wilson (1898 – 1934), British adventurer · Maurice Frydman (1901 – 1976), Indian independence fighter · Maurice Fischer (1903 – 1965), Israeli diplomat · Maurice de Gandillac (1906 – 2006), French philosopher · Maurice Wilkins (1916 – 2004), New Zealand physicist · Maurice Herzog (1919 – 2012), French mountaineer · Maurice Cantor (1921 – 2016), French bishop · Maurice Michael Otunga (1923 – 2003), Kenyan theologian · Maurice Obstfeld (born 1952), U.S. economist · Maurice Cummins (born 1953), Irish politician · Maurice Pedergnana (born 1964), Swiss economist

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Name Statistic: Maurice is ranked #3920 overall ↓ -57

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2966 ↓↓ -105
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 6126 ↓↓ -461
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 669 ↓ -16
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 6738 ↓↓ -462
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1639 ↓ -76
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3571 ↓↓ -131
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2673 ↑↑ 1556
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6772 ↑↑ 189
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1737 ↑↑ 2691
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6672 ↓↓ -241
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 5900 ↑ 65
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5008 ↓↓ -885
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7710 ↑↑ 323
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4095 ↑↑ 129
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 4092 ↓ -61
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 7378 ↓↓ -629
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 7750 ↓↓ -1156
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 3525 ↓↓ -592
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6909 ↑ 83

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