What does Mose mean?
Mose /mose/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Mose is "savior". Mose is a version of Moses (Hebrew). Compare last name Muse.
How popular is Mose?
Mose is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1125 out of 1220, Top 92%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#14457 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Mose for boys. Mose was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #203 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Moe, Moises (#460 a year ago), Moses (#487) and Moshe (#557) are the prominent alternative forms of Mose. Forms like Moyses are uncommon. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3276%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.2992%, 8.7% less), but with the versions Mose and Moses becoming less fashionable. Moises (#460) and Moshe (#557) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Mose and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)