Mauricio: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mauricio

Mauricio

Pronunciation: mow-REE-see-oh (key)

Origin of the name Mauricio:

Derived from the Latin Mauritius (Moorish), a derivative of Maurus (a Moor). The Moors were a Muslim people of mixed Arab and Berber descent; thus the name came to mean "dark" or "swarthy" in reference to their coloring.

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Mau, Maury, Maui,Maurice, Wicho, muffin

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dark skinned

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