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Gender: Female Meaning of Maurice: "dark-skinned" Origin of Maurice: French

The name Maurice is a girl's name of French origin meaning "dark-skinned". Maurice and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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One of those old-mannish names that sounds a lot fresher for a girl.

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Pop Culture References for the name Maurice

Maurissa, Maurice, Maurita, Maurisa, Maurizia


indiefendi2 Says:


You know, I'm actually not against this! I think it could work, at least as a middle. But in France, it's an old lady name apparently.