Meaning and name origin
Morice \m(o)-ri-ce\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Morice is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Morice is a variant of Maurice (Latin): also possibly an anglicized form of Muirgheas (Irish, Gaelic) "seafarer" and ultimately derive from the Phoenician term "mauharim", meaning "easterner". Also a variant of Morris: anglicization of Maurice (Latin) "dark-skinned, Moorish".
Morice is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#46192 out of 88799, Top 52%) (2000 U.S. Census).