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What does Moria mean?

Moria Pronunciation of Moria as a girls' name. Moria means "star of the sea". Moria is an alternate form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic): English version of Mairin.




VARIANTS Mora, Moira, Maurie, Maura

OTHER FORMS VIA MAUREEN Maurisa, Maurita, Mavra, Mo, Moreen, Morena, Morene, Morine

(female) Mairia, ..

(male) Moreo, ..

Moria Farrah (M.F.), ..

How popular is Moria?

Moria is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#127948 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Moria (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Maura (#1576 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Moira (#1606), Maureen and Mora. Other forms, like Morene, are uncommon. These relations of Moria were favored as birth names in the 1950s (USAGE OF 0.24%) and have become significantly less conventional since (USAGE 0.02%, 93%), with the version Maureen becoming somewhat dated. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maura, Maureen, Moira, Mora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Moria is alike in pronunciation to Mahra, Maira, Mairi, Mara, Marah, Maraya, Marra, Mary, Marya, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merrie, Merry, Mira, Mirah, Mireya, Morah, Moraia, Moraiah, Moriah, Myra and Myree. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adria, Arria, Bria, Donia, Doria, Dorria, Floria, Jocia, Kyria, Loria, Lyria, Maia, Malia, Marcia, Marga, Marial, Marita, Mariza, Marja, Marna, Martia, Media, Melia, Meriam, Meris, Mirian, Mirla, Mirta, Moia, Monca, Monna, Moreisa, Morgin, Morisa, Morna, Morysa (see Marisa), Mouna, Mounia, Moyna, Myrla, Onoria, Oria, Portia, Saria, Sofia, Toia, Tonia, Toria, Zofia and Zonia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Moria.

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