MAURUS
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Late Roman
Meaning & History
Latin name which meant "dark skinned". This was the name of numerous early saints, most notably a follower of Saint Benedict.
Related Names
VARIANT: Mauritius
FEMININE FORM: Maura
OTHER LANGUAGES: Maurits (Dutch), Maurice, Morris, Mo, Moe (English), Maurice (French), Moritz (German), Móric (Hungarian), Muiris (Irish), Maurizio, Mauro (Italian), Maurycy (Polish), Maurício, Mauro (Portuguese), Mauricio (Spanish), Meurig, Meuric (Welsh)