What does Moore mean?
Moore [moore] as a boys' name is of Old French, Middle English, Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Moore is "swarthy, dark-skinned; bog; noble, great". A place name for families who lived close to a bog or moor. Clement Clarke Moore was the author of the much-loved poem "'Twas the night before Christmas".
Moore has 1 variant: More.Creative forms:
(male) Mooray, Murre, ..
(female) Mooree, Moori, .. Middle name pairings:
Moore Jordy (M.J.), ..
How popular is Moore?
Moore is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#16 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Moore has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Moore is pronounced similarly to Mar, Mar-, Marr, Mayor, Meir, Muir and Myer. Other suggested similar names are Dore, Gore, Honore, Modred, Moe, Moise, Monro, Monroe▼, Monte▼, Moorley, Moorly, Morey, Mori, Morrel, Morrey, Morrie, Morry, Morse, Mort, Mose▼, Moshe▲, Mosie, Tore and Torre. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moore.See names in meaning and etymology.