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What does Moricz mean?

Moricz Pronunciation of Moricz [moricz] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the name Moricz means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Moricz is an alternate spelling of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


13 relations via Maurice: Mauritz, Morey, Morice, Morino, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morrel, Morrey, Morrice, Morrill, Morris and Morriss.

Creative forms:
(male) Maricz, Monicz, ..

(female) Morcy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moricz Chayton (M.C.), ..

How popular is Moricz?

Moricz is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#135837 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Maurice (#621 last year) and Morris (#1548) are the prominent related forms of Moricz (not ranked). Other forms, like Mauritz, are uncommon. These forms of Moricz were popular as baby names during the years 1910-1919 (average #98) and have become much less widespread since (#1084, down 92%), with versions such as Morris falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Lorencz, Loritz, Marc, March, Marco, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Mario, Marion, Marius, Matico, Mavrick, Merce, Meril, Merill, Merit, Meritt, Merrick, Meyrick, Mick, Mohican, Moise, Montez, Moray, Mordy, More, Morell, Morfin, Morfinn (see Morven), Morfyn, Morgan, Morgen, Morgun, Mori, Moriel, Morio, Morlee, Morley, Morly, Morrie, Morrow, Morry, Morse, Mort, Morten, Morton, Morty, Morven, Morvyn, Mosiah, Mosie, Muriel, Myrick, Roric, Rorick and Yorick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Moricz.

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