Name Maurice - Meaning and origin

Name Maurice - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Ancient, French, Originals, Rare

Meaning of the name:

Maurice is from the term maurus translated as "dark" or "dark" and means the people of the Moors.


French musician and lyricist Maurice Chevalier, Belgian poet Maurice Carême, comedians Maurice Chevit and Maurice Baquet, cyclist Maurice Garin, choreographer Maurice Ravel and journalists Maurice Siegel and Maurice Seveno.

Saint Maurice was a Roman soldier of the Theban legion. He died during the massacre of the Theban Legion. He and his companions refused to kill the inhabitants near Octodius who converted to Christianity.

His character :

Maurice has a strong character. Not easily influenced, he only listens to his own opinions, but is nonetheless attentive. Friendly and sociable, he has no difficulty in making friends. His balanced and thoughtful nature urges him to think carefully before acting. Feeling the need to please, Maurice seeks to attract attention. He does it without difficulty, thanks to his charm and eloquence.

As a child, Maurice develops a certain sensitivity that will diminish as he grows up. Endowed with great wisdom for his age, he is astonished by his keen intelligence and his sense of humor.


Meurisse, Maurizio, Mauricio, Mautitz and Maurtis.

His party :

Mauritius is celebrated on September 22 at Saint Maurice.

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