Meaning:Dark-skinned: Moorish
Maurise is a gender-neutral name of Latin origin that offers a vintage feel. Derived from the Latin Mauritius, it means “dark-skinned” or “moorish.” More commonly spelled as Maurice, it was made popular by saints and famous Roman soldiers alike. As a masculine name, Maurice has been quite a consistent favorite since the early 1900s, solidifying its timeless and classic aura. Over the years, Maurise has gained quite a few variations and is thought to be related to Mary or the Irish moniker Maureen.
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