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What does Morrel mean?

Morrel Pronunciation of Morrel [mor-rel] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and Morrel means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Morrel is a variant form of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


Morrel has 2 variants: Maurell and Morrill.

12 more different relations via Maurice: Maureo, Morey, Morice, Moricz, Morino, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morrey, Morrice, Morris and Morriss.

Creative forms:
(male) Murel, Murrel, ..

(female) Morla, Morre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morrel Carson (M.C.), ..

How popular is Morrel?

Morrel is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#70052 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Morrel (outside Top 2000) are Maurice (#621 from current records) and Morris (#1548). These relations of Morrel were at the top of their popularity 105 years ago (adoption of 0.36%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.03%, down 92.2%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Morrel is pronounced similarly to Meril, Merill, Merrel, Merrell, Merril, Merrill, Meryl, Morell, Moriel, Morrell and Muriel. Other suggested similar names are Cornel, Correy, Darrel, Derrel, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Dorren, Farrel, Ferrel, Gorrell, Gorren, Harrel, Jarrel, Jerrel, Jorel, Jorrel, Jorrell, Karrel, Kordel, Kornel, Korrey (see Kory), Lorren, Marcel, Mardel, Markel, Marlea, Marley, Martel, Marvel, Merle, Modred, Montel, Montrel, Moore, Moorley, Moorly, More, Morgen, Morlee, Morley, Morly, Morrie, Morrley (see Morley), Morrow, Morry, Morse, Morten, Morven, Murrey, Norvel, Orrel, Poriel, Sorel, Sorrel, Sorrell, Terrel, Torkel, Torre, Torrey and Tyrrel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morrel.

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