Morris

Morris - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Morris appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #91. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Morris and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Morris? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Morris. The baby boy name Morris was given to 46 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1671 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 35,675 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Morris peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1912 on position 83.



Famous with this name

Julian Morris
Kathryn Morris
Lamorne Morris


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Morris is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Morris is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #791 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,959.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Morris is where you live.


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Morris origin and meaning

Morris is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Morris, pop culture references for the name Morris and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Morris

We've found the following names that sound similar to Morris, sorted by popularity.

Mark / Marcus / Marc / Maurice / Marco / Marcos / Marquis / Mauricio / Markus / Marquise /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121671
20111650
20101555
20091348
20081369
20071503
20061627
20051625
20041484
20031257
20021361
20011693
20001245
19991193
19981084
19971333
19961413
19951126
1994942
1993863
1992866
1991737
1990759
1989711
1988693
1987666
1986584
1985595
1984612
1983603
1982589
1981557
1980626
1979559
1978552
1977540
1976492
1975506
1974478
1973463
1972458
1971412
1970404
1969389
1968374
1967371
1966347
1965334
1964321
1963324
1962311
1961301
1960310
1959294
1958291
1957269
1956251
1955246
1954232
1953235
1952221
1951215
1950211
1949220
1948221
1947200
1946193
1945193
1944187
1943180
1942174
1941176
1940170
1939166
1938173
1937171
1936164
1935157
1934156
1933163
1932160
1931155
1930152
1929146
1928144
1927143
1926133
1925128
1924120
1923112
1922107
1921104
1920108
1919100
1918100
191799
191697
191593
191488
191387
191283
191186
191091

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York791
Georgia926
North Carolina1045
Texas1951
California1959

Even more about Morris


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Morris a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Morris?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Morris
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 35,675
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +46

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