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Moris

What does Moris mean?

Moris Pronunciation of Moris [moris] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and Moris means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Moris is an alternate spelling of Maurice (Latin). Moris is also a variation of Morris (Latin).

Associated with: dark.

Variations

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

19 more different relations via Maurice, Morris: Maurids, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maurits, Mo, Moe, Morey, Moricz, Morino, Moritz, Morrel, Morrey, Morrie, Morrill, Morrison, Morry, Morse and Moss.

Creative forms:
(male) Mois, Monis, ..

(female) Morisi, Morit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moris Kenny (M.K.), ..

How popular is Moris?

Moris is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#24023 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Moris (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Maurice (#621 in 2015), Moe, Morris (#1548), Morrison (#1835) and Moss. Usage of these relations of Moris was well-received during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4%) and has become much diminished since, with versions like Morris becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Moris is pronounced similarly to Marius. Other suggested similar names are Aris, Arris, Baris, Boris, Borris, Chris, Colis, Cris, Faris, Floris, Idris, Jaris, Joris, Kris, Louis, Marik, Mario, Mars, Meril, Merit, Moise, Moray, Mordy, More, Morfin, Mori, Moriel, Morio, Morly, Mort, Morty, Moses, Mosie, Mozes, Norris, Nuris, Paris and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moris.

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