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What does Moraiah mean?

Moraiah Pronunciation of Moraiah [mora-iah] as a name for girls has its roots in Latin and Hebrew, and the name Moraiah means "star of the sea; the hill country". Moraiah is a variant form of Maria (Latin). Moraiah is also a derivative of Moriah (Hebrew).

Associated with: star, sea, hill (mountain).


Moraiah has 7 variants: Maree, Mariah, Marie, Marya, Mayra, Mayria and Moraia.

Creative forms:
(female) Maraiah, Merraiah, ..

(male) Moramal, Mory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moraiah Jaycee (M.J.), ..

How popular is Moraiah?

Moraiah is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Moraiah is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Moraiah (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Maree, Maria (#109 a year ago), Mariah (#155), Marie (#564), Mayra (#1275) and Moriah (#976). Other variants, like Mayria, are seldom used. These forms of Moraiah reached the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 2%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.38%, 81%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maree, Maria, Mariah, Marie, Mayra, Moriah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Moraiah is pronounced similarly to Marah, Maraya, Merah, Mirah, Mora, Morah, Moria, Myrah and Myriah. Other recommended names are Adriah, Aravah, Ariah, Dorah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Jorah, Kiriah, Lorah, Mahalah, Mahaliah, Maia, Maiah, Maiyah, Marcia, Marial, Mariam, Marian, Markia, Marleah, Marnia, Marsia, Martia, Mayah, Meradith, Mercia, Merial, Meriam, Miah, Micaiah, Mirana, Mirandah, Miriam, Mirian, Mirriam, Moana, Mohala, Moia, Monah, Morag, Moreisa, Morela, Morena, Morgaine, Morgan, Morgana, Morgin, Morine, Morisa, Morna, Morwina, Morysa (see Marisa), Mounia, Murial, Myriam, Myrtia, Norah, Sariah, Sofiah, Yoanah, Zariah, Zorah and Zorrah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Moraiah.

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