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What does Moyses mean?

Moyses Pronunciation of Moyses [moy-ses] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and Moyses means "savior". Moyses is a variant form of Moses (Hebrew).

Associated with: savior (defender).


Moyses has 1 variant: Moises.

8 more relations via Moses: Moe, Moise, Mose, Moshe, Mosheh, Mosie, Moss and Mozes.

Creative forms:
(male) Mases, Misses, ..

(female) Moymel, Moyre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moyses Eugene (M.E.), ..

How popular is Moyses?

Moyses is a rare given name for men. Moyses is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Moyses (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Moses (#471 the previous year), Moises (#476), Moshe (#552), Moss, Mose and Moe. Usage of these relations of Moyses was common among parents in the 1880s (median #1290) and is somewhat lower today (#1249, 31.5% less usage), with forms like Moses becoming somewhat dated. Moshe and Moises are two of the more trendy birth names among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Moyses is alike in pronunciation to Masos. Other suggested similar names are Amyees (see Amyas), Amyes (see Amyas), Aymes, Cortes, Forbes, Gaynes, Gyles, Hayes, Hobbes, Hodges, Holmes, Jaymes, Jones, Jyles, Keyes, Kortes, Magnes, Manases, Mansel, Massen, Massey, Mayeer, Mayer, Mayes, Mayhew, Mayne, Mays, Mersey, Meyer, Miles, Modred, Monte, Montel, Montes, Montez, Moore, More, Morey, Morgen, Moriel, Moris, Morlee, Morley, Morrel, Morrey, Morris, Morse, Morten, Morven, Mosaed, Myer, Myke, Mykel, Myles, Narses, Nyles, Ramses, Raynes, Reyes, Sayres, Styles, Ulises and Ulysses. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moyses.

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