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Morice

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). Morice is also a derivative of Morris (Latin).

Associated with: dark.

Variations

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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Morce, ..

(female) Morire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morice Efrain (M.E.), ..

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. 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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