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What does Moise mean?

Moise Pronunciation of Moise [moi-se] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Moise means "savior". Moise is a variant form of Moses (Hebrew).

Associated with: savior (defender).


Moise has 2 variants: Mose and Moss.

10 more relations via Moses: Mioshe, Mo, Moe, Moises, Moshe, Mosheh, Mosiah, Mosie, Moyses and Mozes.

Creative forms:
(male) Marse, Monse, ..

(female) Moime, Moisei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moise Braulio (M.B.), ..

How popular is Moise?

Moise is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9513 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Moses (#471 via latest list), Moises (#476), Moshe (#552), Moss, Mose and Moe are the prominent related forms of Moise (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Mosie, are seldom used. These forms of Moise were popular as baby names during 1880-1889 (median #1290) and are somewhat less popular today (#1249, 31.5%). Moses has been the most well-known version, although Moises seems to be gaining favor too, while forms like Moses are now less common. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moe, Moises, Mose, Moses, Moshe, Moss in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Moise is alike in pronunciation to Mace and Mays. Other recommended names are Boase, Jose, Mike, Monte, Moore, More, Morice, Moris, Morse and Rosse. These names tend to be more frequently used than Moise.

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