US Popularity:3442
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:Moor or one from Mauritania
Morris is a boy's name of Latin origin. It is a variation of Maurice, meaning "Moor" or "one from Mauritania." Historically, the term Moor evolved during the Middle Ages to describe a subset of Muslim followers living in North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula. If honoring your faith or ancestral heritage is important to you, calling your little one Morris is a great way to celebrate your values. Elsewhere in the world, Morris is a Gaelic surname that came to Irish shores with the arrival of the Normans in the 12th century.

Morris Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Morris is currently #2740 on The Bump
Boy:Morris is currently #850 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Morris is currently #3442 in U.S. births
Boy:Morris is currently #1110 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 407
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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