What does Morriss mean?
Associated with: dark.
(male) Murriss, Myriss, ..
(female) Morsa, .. Middle name pairings:
Morriss Corban (M.C.), ..
How popular is Morriss?
Morriss is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#16960 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Morriss (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Maurice (#621 from recent data), Morris (#1548) and Moss. Other forms, like Moris, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Morriss was well-received during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.36%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.03%, 92% less), with versions such as Morris becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Morriss is pronounced similarly to Marius. Other recommended names are Arliss, Boriss, Borris, Burgiss (see Burgess), Chriss, Corless, Corliss, Curtiss, Ferriss, Harriss, Holliss, Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Markess, Markise, Markiss, Merrick, Merrik, Merril, Merrill▼, Merritt▼, Moise, Moises▲, Morfin, Morfinn (see Morven), Mori, Moriel, Morio, Morrell, Morrgan, Morrie, Morrison, Morrisson, Morrley (see Morley), Morrow, Morrowe (see Murrow), Morry, Morse, Norris▼, Parriss and Purviss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morriss.See names in meaning and etymology.