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Girl Names Starting with Mo-

Mo- baby names and what they mean, with 34 results. Mo- names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in 1997 (adoption of 1.5%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.4%, 72.1% less), with names like Monica falling out of fashion. Montserrat (#650) and Monserrat (#766) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these, while Monserrate (top 23%) is a popular Mo- last name. Here is the list of Mo- names for boys.

Mo- names

Mo - Moraiah | Moreen - Moya

Mo - Moraiah

Maureen and variantsMo, Moira1, Mora1, Moreen, Morene, Morena, Moria, Morine
Var. of Maureen. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Star of the sea." Popular as last names. Compare Mora (upper 1%) with popular last names Sora (upper 56%), Marmora (79%), which also end with -ora.

From Maori, Hawaiian elements. "Ocean, deep sea." Moana is rarely used as a girls' name. See also Manya.

Modesty and variantsModesty, var. Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine
Derivative of Latin. "Modest, without conceit." Modesta is a conventional (upper 43%) given name, while Modestia, Modestina, Modestine and Modesty are rarely used.

Source fr. Hawaiian language. "Petals unfolding; shining forth." A quirky children's name. See also Mihaila.

Moia, Moja, Moya1
Forms of Maia. Root fr. Greek word. "Great; mother." Moyo (upper 42%), Moyd (30%) are popular last names.

Moina1, Morna, Moyna1
Var. of Myrna. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Beloved." Rare as girls' names, but Moina, Morna, etc. are similar to the more conventional Mora.

Moira and variantsMoira2, var. Moire1, Moyra
Root fr. English, Irish, Gaelic, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Moira is in the Top 2000.

Form of Mayra. From Irish, Latin words. "Star of the sea." Usage of Moira as a baby name in 2015 was 6.3% more than the year before. See also Moyra.

Moira4, Mora2, Morah
Var. of Maura. Based on Irish, Latin words. "Star of the sea." Moira, Mora, etc. became more popular in 2015, rising +27 rankings as children's names with Moira leading the rise.

Mary and variantsMoira5, Moire2, Moll1, Mollie1, Morag, Molly1, Moya2
Var. of Mary. Derived fr. Latin element. "Star of the sea." Molly (upper 7%), Mollie (14%) and Moira (43%) are familiar female names, while Moire, Moll, Morag and Moya are unusual.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mo- names: Modesta, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Mona

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mo- names: Monet, Monica, Monika, Monique, Monna

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mo- names: Monnie, Monserrat, Montana, Montanna, Montserrat

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mo- names: Mora, Moriah

Var. of Melissa. Stems fr. Greek language. "Bee; honey." Molis and Molisma are creative forms. See also Morissa.

Molly and variantsMolly2, var. Moll2, Mollee, Molley, Molli, Mollie2
Derivative of Irish, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Molly and variants became less popular last year, falling -220 rankings as birth names with Mollie leading the decline.

Form of Ramona. Based on Spanish, Old German words. "Protecting hands." Usage of Mona as a baby name has fallen off since 1950-1959. See also Moyna.

Mona and variantsMona2, var. Moina2, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Moyna2, Monna
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Noble, aristocratic." Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa and Moyna are more unconventional as girls' names among the versions of Mona.

Monet and variantsMonet, var. Monay, Mone
.. Also a brand of costume jewellery. Monay and Mone are more uncommon as baby names among the forms of Monet.

Monica and variantsMonica, var. Mona3, Monca, Monicka, Monika, Moniqua, Monike, Monique, Monnica, Monnie
Derivative of Latin. "Advisor." Adoption of Mona and forms was well-received among parents during 1970-1979 and has become less.

Based on Hindi word. "Woman of intelligence." Manisha is a moderately popular birth name. See also Monica.

Monserrat and variantsMonserrat, var. Montserrat
Derived fr. Latin element. "Jagged mountain." Monserrat and Montserrat are more commonplace as birth names among these forms.

Montana and variantsMontana, var. Montanna, Monteene, Montina
Stems fr. Latin language. "Mountain." Sparing use, with usage of 0.005% for Montana and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.005% in 2014.

Maria and variantsMoraiah, Moriah
Forms of Maria. From Latin language. "Star of the sea." Usage of Moraiah and Moriah as children's names in 2015 was down 1.8% compared to the previous year.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mo- names for girls.

1. Mo - Moraiah
Maureen [Mo, Mora, Moira, Moria, Morena, Morene, Morine, Moreen], Moana, Modesty [Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine], Mohala, Maia [Moia, Moja, Moya], Myrna [Moina, Morna, Moyna], Moira [Moire, Moyra], Mayra [Moira], Maura [Mora, Moira, Morah], Mary [Moya, Moll, Moire, Molly, Morag, Moira, Mollie], Melissa [Molissa], Molly [Moll, Molli, Mollee, Molley, Mollie], Ramona [Mona], Mona [Monah, Moina, Moyna, Monna, Monalisa, Monalissa], Monet [Mone, Monay], Monica [Monca, Monnie, Monika, Monike, Monicka, Moniqua, Monnica, Monique, ..], Monisha, Monserrat [Montserrat], Montana [Montina, Montanna, Monteene], Maria [Moriah, Moraiah]

Moreen [Morella], Marisa [Morysa, Morisa, Moreisa], Morela, Morena, Morgan [Morgin, Morgen, Morgann, Morgane, Morgance, Morganne, Morgayne, Morganica, ..], Moriah [Moraia, Moraiah], Morisa [Morissa], Marissa [Morissa], Morna, Morwenna [Morwyn, Morwena, Morwina, Morwinna, Morwynna], Moselle [Mosella, Mosette, Moiselle, Moisella], Matriona [Motreina], Mouna [Mounia], Moya [Moja]

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