US Popularity:11599
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Great; Dark complexion; Death; Mushroom
Morella is a feminine name with a variety of origins and meanings for your little one to enjoy. Coming from the Old Irish word móraid, it translates to “great” and can elevate baby’s confidence from the very start. If you can already sense that baby is destined for greatness, they can wear Morella with pride. This moniker can also serve as a variant of the Latin name Maurus, meaning “dark complexion,” and can be a great way to celebrate the traits baby inherits from their family tree. If you’ve got a love for Edgar Allan Poe, this name can connect baby to the title character in his horror short story, “Morella.” Legend has it that he created this name from the Latin word mors, meaning “death,” and can be a good choice if you’re looking for a name with a spooky touch. For an extra spin, this name may also remind you of the Morchella mushroom, which is known for its honeycomb-like top and is a popular choice in French cuisine. With the name Morella, your bundle of joy will have plenty of inspiration.

Morella Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2015
- 20286
from 1928
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