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What does Mose mean?

Mose [mose] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Mose is "savior". Mose is a version of Moses (Hebrew).

Associated with: savior (defender).


Mose has 2 variants: Moise and Moss.

Mose has 11 more relations via Moses: Mioshe, Mioshye, Mo, Moe, Moises, Moshe, Mosheh, Mosiah, Mosie, Moyses and Mozes.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Maise, Mise, ..

(female) Moseah, Mosei, ..

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history 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 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mose name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mose outside U.S.

Moe, Moises (#460 via latest list), Moses (#487), Moshe (#557) and Moss are the prominent alternative forms of Mose. Other forms, like Mosiah, are uncommon. These relations of Mose were favored in the 1880s (average #1290) and are somewhat less common today (#1250, 34% less usage), with versions like Mose becoming less fashionable. Moses is a constant favorite, though Moises is now higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mose, Moe, Moises, Moses, Moshe, Moss in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Mose is pronounced similarly to Mace, Mayes and Mays. Other recommended names are Anse, Ase, Boase, Brose, Case, Jase, Jose, Mike, Moab, Monte, Moore, More, Morey, Mori, Morse, Mort, Mosaed, Myke and Rosse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mose.