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Boy Name: Morris

Name: Morris
Pronunciation: \m(or)-ris\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Morriss, Morrice, Moriz
Variant forms: Mo, Moe, Morey, Morice, Moris, Morrey, Morrie, Morrison, Morrisson, Morry, Morse, Moss
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 278
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 53

Description

Morris \m(or)-ris\ as a boy's name is pronounced MOR-iss. Anglicization of Maurice (Latin) "dark-skinned, Moorish". Choreographer Mark Morris.

Morris has 12 variant forms: Mo, Moe, Morey, Morice, Moris, Morrey, Morrie, Morrison, Morrisson, Morry, Morse and Moss.

Baby names that sound like Morris are Morriss, Morrice and Moriz.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Morris.

Popularity

Morris is a very popular first name for men (#278 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#53 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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