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pinWhat 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).


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: Marice, Meirice, Monrice. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Morice and corresponding names. Maurice (#583 the previous year), Moe and Morris are the popular related forms of Morice (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Maurise, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Morice reached its peak during 1900-1909 (average #347) and has become much reduced since (#861, 78.7% less), with the forms Maurice and Morris becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maurice, Moe, Morris in U.S.

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

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Morice is alike in pronunciation to Marius. Other recommended similar baby names are Brice, Corie, Horace, Jorie, Marc, Marceau, March, Marcio, Marco, Marek, Marik, Mark, Markey, Marko, Marq, Marque, Marqui, Mars, Marsh, Marx, Marzo, Mauricio, Maurycy, Merce, Merrick, Merrik, Mersey, Meyrick, Mircea, Mirek, Mirko, Moise, More, Mori, Moriel, Morio, Morlee, Mosie, Myrick, Price, Roice, Roric, Rorick and Yorick. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morice.