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Origin and Meaning of Moorish

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Moor"ish
Having the characteristics of a moor or heath.

Etymology: From 2d Moor

adjective Moor"ish
Of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors.

Etymology: See 1st Moor, and cf. Morris Moresque

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches
  2. Relating to or characteristic of the Moors ("Moorish courtyard")

From Moor +‎ -ish.

Fun Facts about the name Moorish

  • How unique is the name Moorish? Out of 5,838,786 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Moorish was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Moorish: Your name in reverse order is Hsiroom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orosihm. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Moorish born Feb 4, 1965

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 New Guinea approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.