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Meaning and Name Origin

Moria \m(o)-ria\ as a girls' name. Moria means "star of the sea". Moria is a form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic). A rare given name.


Moria has 4 variants: Maura, Maurie, Moira and Mora.

Moria has 15 more different forms via Maureen: Maurene, Mauresa, Maurianne, Maurine, Maurisa, Maurise, Maurissa, Maurita, Maurizia, Mavra, Mo, Moreen, Morena, Morene and Morine.


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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Moria and related names. Prominent varying forms of Moria (#unlisted) are Moira, Maurine, Maureen and Maura. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Maurine, Maureen and Maura becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maura, Maureen, Maurine, Moira in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Moria is alike in pronunciation to Mara, Mari, Maria, Mariah, Marie, Marra, Marya, Mayria, Mera, Mira, Miri, Mirra, Morah, Moraia, Moraiah, Moriah, Moyra, Myra and Myriah. Other recommended similar baby names are Doria, Loria, Moia, Morisa, Morna and Toria. These names tend to be more frequently used than Moria.