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Boy Name: Morse

Name: Morse
Pronunciation: \m(o)-rse, mor-se\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Maurice
Origin: English
Related Names: Morris
Sounds Like: Mars, Moriz, Moris, Morice, Merce, Mersey
Variant forms: Morrison
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 709


Morse \m(o)-rse, mor-se\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Morse is "son of Maurice". Contracted form of Morrison. Inventor Samuel F.B. Morse.

Morse has 1 variant form: Morrison.

For more information, see also the related name Morris.

Baby names that sound like Morse are Mars, Moriz, Moris, Morice, Merce and Mersey.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Morse.


Morse is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#709 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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