Morris Name Meaning and Origin

Morris is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Morris means “Dark Skinned Person”.


Morris Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Morris is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “MAWR + is”


Morris Name Meaning:

Morris is a variant of Maurice. Maurice is an English and French name, derived from the Latin name ‘Mauritius’, itself derived from the word ‘maurus’, which means ‘swarthy or dark skinned’ and was the Roman word for a ‘moor’.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Morry, Morice, Moritz, Morrie, Maurie, Moss, Morriss, Morrison, Morey, Maurey, Maury, Morrisson, Morie, Moris


Famous people with this name:

Morris Lee Claiborne, American NFL football player;

Morris Lamont Chestnut, Jr., American actor;

Morris E. Day, American R&B musician of The Time;

Morris, pen name of Maurice De Bevere, Belgian cartoonist;

Morris “Morrie” Schwartz, subject of Mitch Albom’s “Tuesdays with Morrie”




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