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What does Morice mean?

Morice Pronunciation of Morice [morice] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Morice is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Morice is a version of Maurice (Latin) with the prefix Mo-. Morice is also a derivative of Morris (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


Morice has 6 variants: Maurise, Maurus, Moris, Moriz, Morrice and Morriss.

Morice has 12 more different relations via Maurice, Morris: Maurie, Moe, Morey, Moricz, Morino, Moritz, Morrel, Morrey, Morrie, Morrill, Morry and Morse.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Monrice, Morce, ..

(female) Morica, Morise, ..

How popular is Morice?

Morice is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#43875 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Morice and corresponding names. Maurice (#621 the previous year), Moe and Morris (#1548) are the popular related forms of Morice (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Maurise, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Morice reached its peak 105 years ago (average #391) and has become much reduced since (#1389, 92.3% less usage), with forms like Maurice becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurice, Moe, Morris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Morice is alike in pronunciation to Marius. Other recommended names are Brice, Corie, Horace, Jorie, Marc, March, Marco, Marik, Marque, Merce, Merrick, Meyrick, Mircea, Moise, More, Mori, Moriel, Morio, Morlee, Mosie, Myrick, Price, Roice, Roric, Rorick and Yorick. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morice.

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