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What does Morrey mean?

Morrey Pronunciation of Morrey [mor-rey] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and Morrey means "dark-skinned, Moorish". Morrey is a variant form of Maurice (Latin). Morrey is also a form of Morris (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


Morrey has 8 variants: Maureo, Maurie, Maurio, Mauro, Maury, Morey, Morrie and Morry.

12 more related forms via Maurice, Morris: Moe, Morice, Moricz, Morino, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morrel, Morrice, Morrill, Morriss and Morse.

Creative forms:
(male) Marey, Marrey, ..

(female) Morre, Morria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morrey Beau (M.B.), ..

How popular is Morrey?

Morrey is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#64008 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Morrey (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Maurice (#621 in recent rankings), Mauro (#1602), Maury, Moe and Morris (#1548). These relations of Morrey reached the top of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.4%) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions like Morris becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Morrey is alike in pronunciation to Mareo, Moray, Mori, Morio, Morrow, Morrowe, Murray, Murrey, Murrow and Murry. Other suggested similar names are Barrey, Carrey, Corey, Corley, Corney, Correy, Corry, Courey, Cowrey (see Cowrie), Currey, Dorrel, Dorren, Dorsey, Garrey, Gerrey, Gorren, Horry, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jorey, Jorrel, Jorry, Kerrey, Korey, Korrey (see Kory), Korry, Larrey, Lorren, Lorry, Mabrey, Markey, Marley, Marr, Merrel, Mersey, Modred, Moore, Moorley, Moorly, Mordy, More, Morgen, Moriel, Morlee, Morley, Morly, Morrell, Morrley (see Morley), Morten, Morty, Morven, Murfey (see Murphy), Parrey, Rorey, Rorry, Sorley, Sorrel, Terrey, Torey, Torre, Torrey and Torry. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morrey.

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