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Moray

What does Moray mean?

Moray Pronunciation of Moray [moray] as a name for boys is of Gaelic origin, and the name Moray means "lord and master". Moray is an alternate spelling of Murray (Gaelic): also possibly (Scottish) "mariner".

Associated with: gaelic.

Variations

Moray has 2 variants: Murrey and Murry.

Creative forms:
(male) Mooray, Moraye, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Moray Jaxx (M.J.), ..

How popular is Moray?

Moray is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#78838 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Moray (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Murray and Murry. Adoption of these forms of Moray was more pronounced a century ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, the form Murray has become less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Murray, Murry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Moray is pronounced similarly to Mareo, Mario, Maro, Maury, Morey, Mori, Morio, Morrey, Morrie, Morrow and Morry. Other suggested similar names are Bray, Corday, Dray, Gray, Imray, Jaray, Laray, Marly, Marty, Mckay, Moab, Montay, Monty, Moorly, Mordy, More, Morfyn, Morgan, Moris, Moriz, Morley, Morly, Morse, Mort, Morty, Morvyn, Rojay and Wray. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moray.

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