Comments for the name Maurice

Comments for MAURICE:

It is common for Jews named Moses (or Moshe) to be called Maurice, or Morris, and conceived as the European (probably ancient German or French) name of Moses.

Famous bearers: Maurice Ravel (composer), Maurice Chevalier (actor), Maurice Joshua (DJ)

Famous Jewish bearers: Maurice Sendak, Maurice Jaffe (owner of 'Maurices' retail clothing chain), Maurice (3d animation character) the lemur king's advisor. Note: The first 10 Google entries for Maurice are of Jewish institutions or name bearers.
-- pashute  6/28/2009

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