What does Morice mean?
Morice /mo-ri-ce/ 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
(male) Monrice, Morce, ..
(female) Morica, Moricel, ..
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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Morice and corresponding names. Maurice (#583 the previous year), Moe and Morris (#1471) 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 104 years ago (average #391) and has become much reduced since (#1351, 91.6% less usage), with forms like Maurice becoming less fashionable. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
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.