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Morris meaning and name origin
Morris \m(or)-ris\ as a boy's name is pronounced MOR-iss. Anglicization of Maurice (Latin) "dark-skinned, Moorish". Choreographer Mark Morris.
Morris has 12 variant forms: Mo, Moe, Morey, Morice, Moris, Morrey, Morrie, Morrison, Morrisson, Morry, Morse and Moss.
Morris is also pronounced similarly to Moriz, Morrice and Morriss. Other suggested similar baby names are Borris, Merrik and Norris.
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Popularity of Morris
Morris is a very popular first name for males (#278 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#53 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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