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What does Morah mean?

Morah Pronunciation of Morah [morah] as a name for girls has the meaning "star of the sea". Morah is a version of Maura (Irish, Latin): version of Mary.

Associated with: star, sea.


Morah has 2 variants: Moira and Mora.

Creative forms:
(female) Marrah, Merrah, ..

(male) Molan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morah Baylor (M.B.), ..

How popular is Morah?

Morah is a rare given name for females. Morah is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Morah (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Maura (#1490 in recent rankings), Moira (#1645) and Mora. These forms of Morah reached the peak of their popularity 18 years ago (average #1310) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1711, 44%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maura, Moira, Mora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Morah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Morah is alike in pronunciation to Mahra, Mara, Marah, Maraya, Maree, Mari, Maria, Mariah, Marie, Marra, Mary, Marya, Meera, Meerah, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry, Mirah, Moria, Moriah, Moyra, Myree and Myriah. Other suggested similar names are Abrah, Adrah, Anorah, Barah, Carah, Cyrah, Darah, Dorah, Drorah (see Derora), Farah, Jorah, Karah, Kyrah, Leorah, Lorah, Maiah, Marth, Mayah, Medorah, Menorah, Meral, Miah, Micah, Miran, Moia, Moja, Mona, Monah, Monay, Morag, Morgan, Morna, Moya, Mykah, Nonah, Norah, Oonah, Oprah, Orah, Perah, Sarah, Serah, Tarah, Terah, Tovah, Yonah, Zarah, Zorah and Zorrah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morah.

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