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Meaning and name origin

Moria \m(o)-ria\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Moria is "star of the sea". Moria is a variant of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic): English form of Mairin, a pet form of Maire the Irish Gaelic form of Mary.


Moria has 4 variant forms: Maura, Maurie, Moira, Mora.


Moria is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Moria and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Moira, Maureen and Maura. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Moira outside U.S.

Similar Names

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