Morris meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Son of More, Sea-strength, Moor, Dark Skinned and Moorish
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Lofty and Enduring Morris came from Latin is mostly used in Danish, English, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish and is given to both boys and girls, meaning of Morris is "Son of More, Sea-strength, The Moor, Dark Skinned or Moorish". Morris is a variant form of Mauritius. Mauritius is form of all time favorite, prominent and saintly Maurice. Prominent and All time favorite Mauritius is originated from Latin language, Mauritius means "The One from Mauritania, The Moor and Moor, from Mauretania". Morris is English equivalent of Maurice.

Variants of Morris

Moree, Mauritius, Maurice, Maurick, Demorris, Maricio, Mauricia, Demorus

Names that rhyme with Morris

Popularity of Morris

a popular name in United States with over 70824 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1912, it ranked 82nd when 1679 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 100 baby names 14 times Morris is common in Netherlands where over 1080 new-borns have been given the name since 2015. When at the peak of its usage in 2019, 268 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 45th position.

In Belgium, Morris is a familiar name where it has been in use since 2007 and has secured the place in top 300 names. Recently in 2018, 56 babies were given Morris and it reached its peak ranking, 207 on boy names chart. Over 291 babies in Belgium have been named Morris. The given name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 1996 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 280 babies in England and Wales have been named Morris. During its 21 years of usage in Switzerland, it had made up to just the top 300 boy names. Over 375 babies in Switzerland have been named Morris.

Morris is a rare baby name in France where it may not be used now as it was last seen in 2002. But Morris is a popular baby name in Kenya where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Liberia, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Canada. At least, 200000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Morris in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Morris

Waking up at the same time every day, five times a week, makes you feel nervous and steals your energy away. You have a strong will to succeed in life. You are probably an artist, or a writer, or something else associated with creativity. To have no 6 as your soul urge number means you are focused on inner healing. You are trustworthy, a good listener and an awesome friend. Once a person spends time with you, they remember you forever because of the powerful impression you leave behind.

Looking for names similar to Morris? Please go through the following names

  •  Nellie - Used mostly in Swedish and Finnish eternal and famed, Nellie means "Horn, Form of Cornelius or Derived from the Greek Helen" has its origin in Latin and Greek is aimed at both boys and girls
  •  Victoire - Outlandish Victoire is originated from English and Latin, Victoire means "The Victor or Victory" is a girl name is used chiefly in French
  •  Cécily - The Cécily is of Latin origin, meaning of Cécily is "Blind"
  •  Gillian means Jove's Child or Child of the Gods is used in Swedish and Finnish given to both genders came from Latin and Greek
  •  Delia - Persistent and Customary Delia is used specifically in Finnish, Norwegian and German is a unisex name and came from Germanic and Old Greek, Delia means "Delightful, Heart or That of the Island of Delos Coming"
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Namesakes of Morris

    Morris Swadesh, American linguist
  • Morris Kline, Professor of Mathematics, a writer on the history
  • Morris Gray, (May 16, 1889
  • Morris Cohen, American metallurgist
  • Morris McGregor, politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Morris Edward Opler,
  • Morris Finer, British lawyer and judge
  • Morris Ketchum Jesup, American banker and philanthropist
  • Morris Tabaksblat, Dutch captain of industry
  • Morris K. Jessup, had a Master of Science Degree
  • Morris Ximenes, captain
  • Morris Ginsberg, British sociologist
  • Morris Iemma, former Australian politician
  • Morris M. Estee, American Republican lawyer and politician
  • Morris Cargill, Jamaican lawyer, businessman, planter
  • Morris Rosenfeld, Yiddish poet
  • Morris Schwartz, American photographic inventor
  • Morris Ketchum, American banker and financier of the 19th century
  • Morris Lichtenstein, founder of the Society of Jewish Science
  • Morris Starsky,
  • Morris L. Goodman, first Jewish Los Angeles city councilmember
  • Morris Jastrow Jr., Morris Jastrow Jr
  • Morris Davis, United States Air Force officer and lawyer
  • Morris Bishop, American scholar, historian, biographer, essayist
  • Morris Stoloff, musical composer
  • Morris Massey, marketing professor/sociologist
  • Morris M. Titterington, pioneering aviator, and engineer
  • Morris McHone, former coach for the Sioux Falls Skyforce
  • Morris Kominsky, author of 'The Hoaxers: Plain Liars
  • Morris DeHaven Tracy, prominent journalist of the 1920s and 1930s,
  • Morris Fidanque de Castro, first native Governor of the United States Virgin Islands and a lifetime government servant for the territory
  • Morris Gest, American theatrical producer of the early 20th century
  • Morris Weitz, "was an American philosopher of aesthetics
  • Morris Bodnar, member of the House of Commons of Canada at the Saskatoon—Dundurn electoral district
  • Morris E. Muhleman, politician
  • Morris Arkin, Washington D.C. native and retired stockbroker whose backyard experiments
  • Morris Childs, American political activist and American Communist Party functionary
  • Morris P. Glushien, American labor lawyer
  • Morris Simmonds, German physician and pathologist
  • Morris Slavin, scholar of the French Revolution
  • Morris Pert, Scottish composer, drummer/percussionist
  • Morris Kyffin, Welsh author and soldier
  • Morris DePass, colonel
  • Morris Birkbeck, English agricultural innovator, author/publicist
  • Morris Raphael Cohen, American philosopher, lawyer
  • Morris Halle, Latvian-American linguist
  • Morris Travers, English chemist
  • Morris Janowitz, American sociologist and professor
  • Morris P. Fiorina, American political scientist and co-author of the book 'Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America' with Jeremy C. Pope
  • Morris Chestnut, Morris Chester Chestnut Jr
  • Morris West, Australian novelist and playwright, best
  • Morris Lapidus, architect, primarily
  • Morris Markin, Russian-born American businessman
  • Morris Dees, Morris Seligman Dees Jr

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