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pinWhat does Morrison mean?

Morrison /mor-ri-son/ as a name for boys is of Latin and Old English derivation, and the meaning of Morrison is "dark-skinned, Moorish; son of Maurice". Morrison is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -n, of Morris (Latin): anglicization of Maurice. Morrison is also a variant of Morse (Old English): contracted variation of Morrison.


Morrison has 1 variant: Morrisson.

Morrison has 2 more related forms via Morris, Morse: Moris and Morrie.

Kreatif forms: Marison, Merison, Murson. [more]

pinHow popular is Morrison?

Morrison is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#231 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Morris is the only prominent related form of Morrison (not ranked). Other forms, like Moris, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Morrison was at its peak in the 1900s (#89) and is now significantly less, with Morris becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Morrison and related names. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Morris in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Borris, Coridon, Corridon, Corrin, Darrion, Dorion, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Garrison, Garrisson, Gorrin, Harrison, Harrisson, Korrin, Lorrin, Maddison, Madison, Marion, Marmion, Marrinor, Marshon, Meirion, Morfin, Morfinn, Morgan, Morgen, Morgun, Morino, Morio, Morrgan, Morrice, Morrill, Morriss, Morrow, Morton, Norris, Torion, Torrian, Torrin and Torrio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morrison.