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Name Morris

Meaning:the one from Mauritania, the MoorTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 3783 Morris, discovered 1986
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Boris, Börries, Doris, Harris, Jördis, Joris, Joris, Jorrit, Loris, Lorrie     Details
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About Maurice/Maura, the group of names with the same origin as Morris

Meaning/translation:the one from Mauritania, the Moor
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:originally a Roman cognomen Mauricius with the meaning the one from Mauritania or the Moor
 known from Saint Maurice, a Christian Roman soldier from Egypt (4th century AD)
Words:maurus = dark skinned  Latin
Topics:Geographic name, Roman nickname
Variants' top ranks:6:Moritz Zurich 2011,  36:Mauricio Mexico 2009,  42:Mauro Belgium 2010,  43:Maurice England+Wales 1934,  68:Morris Netherlands 2014,  181:Maurin Switzerland/German 2015,  332:Maurus Switzerland 1997,  419:Maurine France 2002,  428:Maurizio Switzerland 1997,  546:Maurane Switzerland 1997
Old/original forms:Mauricius Latin
Name variants:Maura, Maurane, Maurine, Maurice, Mauricio, Maurilio, Maurin, Mauritius, Mauritz, Maurizio, Mauro, Maurus, Morice, Moritz, Moriz, Morris   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decades 1904 97
NetherlandsGraph2015 79,  2014 682012 98
Switzerland 1997 428
USA decades 1990-1999 925
USA yearlyGraph1994 974,  1993 875
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