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pinWhat does Morag mean?

Morag /mor-ag/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Morag's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of Morag is "star of the sea". Morag is an alternate form of Mary (Latin) with the prefix Mo-.


Morag has 27 alternative forms via Mary: Mal, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marin, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maura, Mavra, May, Mayra, Miriam, Moira, Moire, Moll, Molly, Moya and Murial.

Kreatif forms: Marag, Mayrag, Momag. [more]

pinHow popular is Morag?

Morag is a rare given name for women. Morag is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Morag and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Morag (outside Top 1000) are Mara (#695 the previous year), Maren, Maria (#115), Mariam (#568), Marian, Marie (#579), Marin, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maura, May, Mayra, Miriam (#305), Moira and Molly (#122). Variants like Moll are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4454%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.281%, down 36.9%), with versions like Marie, Marlo, Maura, May and Mayra becoming somewhat dated. Mara (#695), Mariam (#568) and Molly (#122) are three of the more fashionable baby names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marie, Marin, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maura, May, Mayra, Miriam, Moira, Molly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary, Molly outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Marg, Mora and Morah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morag.