Maurice

Male

Meaning

Dark Skinned

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/mɔˈris/

Traits associated with the name Maurice:

Dogs named Maurice tend to be loving, industrious, loyal, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Maurice?

Naming your dog Maurice suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a traditional or old-fashioned style. It could also suggest that you have a strong appreciation for the arts, as Maurice is a popular name in the world of classical music.

Is Maurice a good dog name?

Maurice has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Maurice isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,048
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
1,970
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Maurice is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maurice was, in the past month, the 2195th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Maurice is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Maurice was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Maurice's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Maurice is most adored in Texas, California and Florida.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, District of Columbia and Ohio.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Maurice.

Most popular breeds named Maurice:

  1. Poodle
  2. French Bulldog
  3. Beagle
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Papillon

Maurice is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 19th century, it's now more common among grandpas!

Dog names like Maurice:

Soldier, or merciful
Descendant of a sea warrior
From The Sea Town
Son of Hugh/Gaelic.
Fair Haired Foreigner
From The Hill
Maurice dog name meaning

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think of Maurice as a good name for a dog with an owner who is a fan of the Disney movie, beauty and the beast.
January 19, 2024

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