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What does Moises mean?

Moises Pronunciation of Moises [moi-ses] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Moises means "savior". Moises is a Spanish form of Moses (Hebrew).

Associated with: savior (defender).


Moises has 1 variant: Moyses.

8 more relations via Moses: Moe, Moise, Mose, Moshe, Mosheh, Mosie, Moss and Mozes.

Creative forms:
(male) Mases, Morses, ..

(female) Moimes, Moine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moises Noe (M.N.), ..

How popular is Moises?

Moises is a somewhat popular first name for men (#607 out of 1220, Top 50%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#41448 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Moises entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #308 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is at #476 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moises name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Moses (#471 in recent rankings), Moshe (#552), Moss, Mose and Moe are the prominent alternative forms of Moises (#476 in recent rankings). These relations of Moises were popular as birth names a century ago (median #1290) and are somewhat less common today (#1249, 31.5% less usage). Moses has been the overall favorite, although Moises seems to be becoming a favorite too, while versions like Moses are now less popular.

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

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

Similar Names

Moises is pronounced similarly to Masos. Other suggested similar names are Aimes, Aries, Cortes, Forbes, Gaines, Giles, Hobbes, Hodges, Holmes, Jiles, Jones, Kortes, Magnes, Maier, Manases, Mansel, Massen, Massey, Mayes, Meier, Meliseo, Mersey, Mike, Mikel, Mikey, Miles, Mills, Miner, Minos, Mirek, Misha, Modred, Monte, Montel, Montes, Montez, Moore, More, Morey, Morgen, Morice, Moriel, Moris, Morlee, Morley, Morrel, Morrey, Morris, Morriss, Morse, Morten, Morven, Mosaed, Myles, Narses, Niles, Raines, Ramses, Ries, Rives, Stiles and Ulises. These names tend to be less commonly used than Moises.

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