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What does Moe mean?

Moe Pronunciation of Moe as a name for boys is a Latin and Hebrew name, and the name Moe means "to love; God's helmet; dark-skinned, Moorish; savior". Moe is an alternate form of Elmo (Latin, Greek, Italian). Moe is also a variation of Morris (Latin): anglicization of Maurice. Moe is also used as a variation of Moses (Hebrew).


ASSOCIATED WITH helmet (defender), dark



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ELMO, MORRIS, MOSES Mioshe, Moise, Moises, Morey, Morice, Moris, Morrey, Morrie, Morry, Morse, Mose, Moshe, Mosheh, Mosie, Moss, Moyses, Mozes



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How popular is Moe?

Moe is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3094 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Moe reached its peak rank of #973 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Moe outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Moises (#462 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Moses (#499), Moshe (#535), Morris (#1565), Elmo, Mose and Moss are the popular variation forms of Moe ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Moe were favored as birth names in the 1900s (AVERAGE #929) and are now significantly less conventional (#1382, 66% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Morris becoming somewhat outmoded. Moises and Moshe are two of the more trendy baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moe, Elmo, Moises, Morris, Mose in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Moe is pronounced similarly to Mayo. Other recommended sound-alike names are Boe, Coe, Joe, More, Noe and Roe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moe.

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