Maurus: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Maurus

Maurus

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Origin of the name Maurice:

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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Latin name meaning "dark skinned."
Pronounced: MOOR-ahs

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Saint Maurus was the first disciple of St. Benedict.

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