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Morris

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How popular is the baby name Morris in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 77 0 77
1881 87 0 87
1882 81 0 81
1883 75 0 75
1884 78 0 78
1885 99 0 99
1886 96 0 96
1887 95 0 95
1888 95 0 95
1889 112 0 112
1890 93 0 93
1891 97 0 97
1892 136 0 136
1893 113 0 113
1894 122 0 122
1895 125 0 125
1896 136 0 136
1897 132 0 132
1898 164 0 164
1899 116 0 116
1900 162 0 162
1901 146 0 146
1902 150 0 150
1903 178 0 178
1904 175 0 175
1905 188 0 188
1906 226 0 226 #96 boy name
1907 260 0 260 #97 boy name
1908 269 0 269 #98 boy name
1909 305 0 305 #94 boy name
1910 367 0 367 #91 boy name
1911 486 8 478 #85 boy name
1912 960 0 960 #82 boy name
1913 1,073 0 1,073 #90 boy name
1914 1,373 8 1,365 #86 boy name
1915 1,669 9 1,660 #93 boy name
1916 1,627 9 1,618 #97 boy name
1917 1,631 7 1,624 #99 boy name
1918 1,690 11 1,679 #100 boy name
1919 1,674 13 1,661 #99 boy name
1920 1,621 13 1,608
1921 1,678 11 1,667
1922 1,643 12 1,631
1923 1,565 7 1,558
1924 1,514 16 1,498
1925 1,410 10 1,400
1926 1,314 7 1,307
1927 1,234 10 1,224
1928 1,161 6 1,155
1929 1,105 14 1,091
1930 1,016 9 1,007
1931 1,002 13 989
1932 955 12 943
1933 877 10 867
1934 940 8 932
1935 920 13 907
1936 847 0 847
1937 866 10 856
1938 844 5 839
1939 937 9 928
1940 920 8 912
1941 885 10 875
1942 909 0 909
1943 927 14 913
1944 834 6 828
1945 783 10 773
1946 923 8 915
1947 1,010 5 1,005
1948 848 6 842
1949 841 12 829
1950 927 10 917
1951 901 0 901
1952 916 10 906
1953 845 8 837
1954 922 5 917
1955 829 7 822
1956 829 10 819
1957 783 11 772
1958 709 0 709
1959 728 7 721
1960 665 13 652
1961 673 11 662
1962 637 7 630
1963 590 0 590
1964 596 7 589
1965 519 0 519
1966 473 0 473
1967 409 0 409
1968 429 0 429
1969 401 0 401
1970 405 5 400
1971 374 5 369
1972 305 0 305
1973 270 0 270
1974 272 0 272
1975 241 0 241
1976 263 0 263
1977 232 0 232
1978 234 5 229
1979 215 0 215
1980 204 8 196
1981 220 0 220
1982 199 0 199
1983 192 8 184
1984 182 0 182
1985 211 8 203
1986 223 0 223
1987 188 0 188
1988 168 0 168
1989 193 0 193
1990 178 0 178
1991 184 0 184
1992 148 0 148
1993 148 0 148
1994 128 0 128
1995 112 0 112
1996 85 0 85
1997 87 0 87
1998 105 0 105
1999 112 0 112
2000 103 0 103
2001 82 0 82
2002 92 0 92
2003 112 0 112
2004 93 0 93
2005 80 0 80
2006 93 0 93
2007 109 0 109
2008 109 0 109
2009 121 0 121
2010 97 0 97
2011 86 0 86
2012 93 0 93
2013 93 0 93
2014 111 0 111
2015 104 0 104

Want to know about the popularity of the Morris baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 70,504 babies born with the name Morris in the United States. That's more than enough Morris to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 77 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Morris" was in 1918 with a total of 1,679 babies. (That's a lot of baby Morris)

According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Morris" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 18 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1925. Across the entire United States a total of 1,410 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Morris popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Morris" mean? The list below shows the origins of Morris as well as things modernly associated with the name Morris such as celebrities named Morris.

Origin and Meaning of Morris

The name "Morris" is of Latin origin, and it means "Dark Skinned". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Morris Chestnut

Morris Chestnut is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Morris was born in 1969 in Cerritos, California, U.S.

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Morris Peterson

Morris Peterson is a basketball biography. Morris was born in 1977 in Flint, Michigan.

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Mike Medavoy

Mike Medavoy is a film producer and business executive. Mike was born in 1941 as Morris Mike Medavoy in Shanghai, China.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Morris

Morris 4x4
Morris Claiborne
Morris Tile
Morris Arboretum
Morris Dancing
Morris Twins
Morris Day

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Sirrom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Msrroi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Morris born Aug 22, 1983

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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