Maurice Mortimer in the US

  1. #9,292,663 Maurice Moodie
  2. #9,292,664 Maurice Morley
  3. #9,292,665 Maurice Morneau
  4. #9,292,666 Maurice Morrisey
  5. #9,292,667 Maurice Mortimer
  6. #9,292,668 Maurice Moskowitz
  7. #9,292,669 Maurice Moten
  8. #9,292,670 Maurice Moton
  9. #9,292,671 Maurice Mott
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Meaning & Origins

From the Late Latin name Mauricius, a derivative of Maurus (a byname meaning ‘Moor’, i.e. ‘dark, swarthy’), borne by, among others, an early Byzantine emperor (c.539–602). It was introduced to Britain by the Normans and was popular in the Middle English period, but was not widely adopted by the nobility and became rare in the 17th century. Between the mid-19th century and the 1940s, it was moderately popular but has since faded again. See also Morris.
514th in the U.S.
English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Mortemer in Seine-Maritime, France, so called from Old French mort(e) ‘dead’ + mer ‘sea’ (Latin mare). The place name probably referred to a stagnant pond or partly drained swamp; there may also have been an allusion to the Biblical Dead Sea seen by crusaders. The Norman surname was taken to Ireland from England in the medieval period, where it has also been adopted by bearers of the Gaelic surnames Mac Muircheartaigh and ÓMuircheartaigh, commonly Anglicized as McMurty and Mortagh. Compare McMurdo.
5,793rd in the U.S.

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