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What does Morrie mean?

Morrie Pronunciation of Morrie [mor-rie] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Morrie is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Morrie is an alternate spelling of Morris (Latin): anglicization of Maurice.

Associated with: dark.


Morrie has 3 variants: Morey, Morrey and Morry.

5 more relations via Morris: Moe, Morice, Moris, Morrison and Morse.

Creative forms:
(male) Marrie, Morrio, ..

(female) Mornue, Morra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morrie Emilio (M.E.), ..

How popular is Morrie?

Morrie is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#118954 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Morris (#1548 via latest list), Morrison (#1835) and Moe are the prominent variation forms of Morrie (not ranked). Other forms, like Morey, are uncommon. These forms of Morrie were popular as birth names a century ago (usage of 0.2%) and are now much less widespread, with the form Morris becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Morrie is pronounced similarly to Mario, Maurie, Maurio, Meiri, Moray, Mori, Morio, Morrow, Morrowe, Murray, Murrey, Murrow and Murry. Other recommended names are Barrie, Borris, Corbie, Corie, Corrie, Corrin, Cowrie, Currie, Derrie, Dorrien, Dorrin, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Garrie, Gerrie, Gordie, Gorrin, Harrie, Jerrie, Jorie, Kerrie, Korrin, Lorrin, Marr, Martie, Merrik, Merril, Monroe, Montie, Moore, More, Morfin, Moriel, Moriz, Morlee, Morrel, Morrice, Morrill, Morriss, Morrley (see Morley), Mosie, Murfie (see Murphy), Normie, Norrie, Norris, Parrie, Perrie, Rorric, Terrie, Torre, Torrie, Torrin and Torrio (see Torio). These names tend to be more commonly used than Morrie.

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