US Popularity:6400
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:The moors
If you’re looking for a name as wild and beautiful as heather then Moore is the one for you. Originating in Britain, Moore is a name derived from “the moors,” referring to the untamed landscape usually covered in heather. Moore appears quite commonly as a surname but may also be used as the first name for a boy.

Famous People Named Moore

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  • Archie Moore
  • Dudley Moore
    Comedian, Musician
  • Mary Tyler Moore

Moore Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1949
+ 87
from 1926
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