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What does Morrill mean?

Morrill Pronunciation of Morrill [mor-rill] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of Morrill is "dark-skinned, Moorish". Morrill is a variant form of Maurice (Latin).

Associated with: dark.


Morrill has 2 variants: Maurell and Morrel.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Marill, Marrill, ..

(female) Morlia, Morryl, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morrill Britton (M.B.), ..

How popular is Morrill?

Morrill is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4396 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Maurice (#621 in 2015) and Morris (#1548) are the prominent alternative forms of Morrill (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Morrill reached its peak during the years 1910-1919 (median #98) and is now much lower (#1084, 92.2% less usage), with forms such as Maurice becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Morrill is alike in pronunciation to Meril, Merill, Merrel, Merrell, Merril, Merrill, Morell, Moriel, Morrell and Muriel. Other suggested similar names are Averill, Avrill, Burrell, Carroll, Cordell, Coryell, Cyrill, Darrill (see Darrel), Darroll, Darryll, Derrell, Derrill, Dorrell, Durrell, Erroll, Farrill, Farryll, Ferrell, Ferrill, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrell, Gorrell, Harwill (see Hartwell), Jerrall, Jerrell, Jerrill, Jerroll, Jordell, Jorrell, Kirill, Kordell, Manvill (see Manville), Marcell, Markell, Marvell, Marzell, Mcneill, Merritt, Montrell, Moorly, Morfinn (see Morven), Mori, Morly, Morrgan, Morrie, Morrison, Morrley (see Morley), Morrow, Morrowe (see Murrow), Morry, Norvell, Norvill, Sherrill, Sorrell, Tarrall (see Terrell), Terrall, Terrell, Terrill, Terryll, Tirrell, Torkill, Traill, Tyrrell, Verrill and Verroll. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morrill.

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