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What does Morag mean?

Morag Pronunciation of Morag as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of Morag is "star of the sea". Morag is an alternate form of Mary (Latin).




ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MARY Mal, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marin, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maura, Mavra, May, Mayra, Miriam, Moira, Moire, Moll, Molly, Moya, Murial

(female) Morca, ..

(male) Morgo, ..

Morag Rosemary (M.R.), ..

How popular is Morag?

Morag is a rare given name for women. Morag is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Morag (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Mara (#681 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Maree, Maren (#607), Maria (#116), Mariam (#548), Marian (#1210), Marie (#576), Marin (#1382), Marla, Marlo (#1980), Mary (#126), Maura (#1576), May (#1645), Mayra (#1501), Miriam (#303), Moira (#1606) and Molly (#158). Other variants, like Marje, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Morag was well-received 108 years ago (MEDIAN #1158) and has become significantly lower since (#1059, DOWN 92%), with versions like Mayra becoming less trendy. Mara, Maren and Mariam are three of the more fashionable baby names here. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marian, Marie, Marin, Marla, Marlo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maura, May, Mayra, Miriam in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moira, Molly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary, Molly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Mag, Marah, Marg, Mera, Merah, Meral, Mira, Mirah, Miran, Moia, Moja, Mona, Monah, Monay, Mora, Morah, Moraia, Morgan, Moria, Moriah, Morna, Moyra, Myra and Myrah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morag.

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