What does Moss mean?
How popular is Moss?
Moss is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#389 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Moss (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Maurice (#583 2 years ago), Moe, Moises (#460), Morris, Mose, Moses (#487) and Moshe (#557). Usage of these relations of Moss was at its most widespread during 1880-1889 (average #522) and is somewhat less today (#726, down 42.8%), with the versions Maurice, Morris, Mose and Moses becoming less in vogue. Maurice has historically been a favorite of parents, though Moises is currently higher in the list. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Moss and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)