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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 1995 (ADOPTION OF 1.2%) and have become much less common since (ADOPTION 0.3%, 74.9% LESS), with names like Mollie falling out of fashion. Morin (TOP 1%) and Moreno (1%) are popular Mo- last names. Here is the list of Mo- names for boys.

Mo- names

Mo - Moraiah | Moreen - Moya

Mo - Moraiah

Maureen and variants

Morine, Moria, Morene, Morena, Mora1, Moreen, Moira1, Mo
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." Adoption of Moana as a girls' name in 2018 was 100% less than the previous year. See also Manya.

Modesty and variants

Modesty, var. Modestine, Modestina, Modestia, Modesta
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.

Moya1, Moja, Moia
Forms of Maia. Root fr. Greek word. "Great; mother." Meia is a moderately popular birth name.

Moyna1, Morna, Moina1
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 variants

Moira2, var. Moyra, Moire1
Root fr. English, Irish, Gaelic, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Moira is in the Top 2000.

Mary and variants

Moya2, Morag, Molly1, Mollie1, Moire2, Moll1, Moira3
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.

Morah, Mora2, Moira4
Var. of Maura. Based on Irish, Latin words. "Star of the sea." Moira, Mora, etc. became more popular in 2018, rising +31 rankings as children's names with Moira leading the rise.

Form of Mayra. From Irish, Latin words. "Star of the sea." Usage of Moira as a baby name in 2018 was 2.6% more than the year before. See also Moyra.

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

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

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

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

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

Molly and variants

Molly2, var. Mollie2, Molli, Molley, Mollee, Moll2
Derivative of Irish, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Molly and variants became less popular last year, falling -55 rankings as birth names with Mollie leading the decline.

Mona and variants

Mona1, var. Moyna2, Monna, Monalissa, Monalisa, Moina2, Monah
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Noble, aristocratic." Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa and Moyna are more unconventional as girls' names among the versions of Mona.


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.

Monet and variants

Monet, var. Mone, Monay
.. Also a brand of costume jewellery. Less widespread today. Monet was the form last appearing (2006) in the Top 2000.

Monica and variants

Monica, var. Monnie, Monnica, Monique, Moniqua, Monika, Monike, Monicka, Monca, Mona3
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." Rare. Monisha, similar to Myisha, Myesha, uses the -sha ending. See also Monica.

Monserrat and variants

Monserrat, var. Montserrat
Derived fr. Latin element. "Jagged mountain." Common, with usage of 0.027% for Monserrat and Montserrat as birth names in 2018, though lower than 0.029% in 2017.

Montana and variants

Montana, var. Montina, Monteene, Montanna
Stems fr. Latin language. "Mountain." Usage of Monteene and variants was common among parents 2 decades ago and has become lower.

Maria and variants

Moriah, Moraiah
Forms of Maria. From Latin language. "Star of the sea." Usage of Moraiah and Moriah as children's names in 2018 was down 13.8% compared to the previous year.

Quick Reference

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

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

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

Usage comparison for Mo- names