Moris Family History
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Moris Name Meaning
English, Welsh, and Scottish: variant of Morris. Dutch and North German: variant of Moritz. French: variant of Maurice. Latvian: nickname for a dark person, from Moris ‘Moor’, ‘Negro’. Compare Moore 2. Lithuanian: possibly a nickname from mory~s ‘lazy person’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press