Maurice
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
MAWR-is
Meaning
A dark skinned person
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Maurice is an English and French name, derived from the Latin name 'Mauritius', itself derived from the word 'maurus', which means 'swarthy or dark skinned' and was the Roman word for a 'moor'.

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