US Popularity:11480
Meaning:Savior; Born of a God; Descendant of Moses; Peat bog
When you hear the name Moss, your mind might instantly wander to the natural substance found in the earth or the surname of mega model and global star, Kate Moss. But did you know that Moss is a given name for boys? This unusual first name means "savior" and "descendant of Moses," lending the name a rich religious heritage. Moss stems from English roots, where it originated as a surname also meaning "peat bog." Just like the earth, baby requires plenty of nourishment to grow and prosper. No doubt your little baby Moss will flourish in life with the care and attention given to him at the root of a loving family home.

Famous People Named Moss

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Kate Moss
  • Moss Hart

Moss Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Moss is currently #11480 in U.S. births
Boy:Moss is currently #4337 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 1419
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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