Between 1999 and 2021 there were 2 births of Moor in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Moor per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Moor   
In Italiano Nome Moor   

Information about the first name Moor

The first name Moor has been assigned to:
0.00% to boys
100.00% to girls
The country where the first name Moor is the most common is:
IT Italy
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

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Origin and meaning of name Moor

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English More, Moore, from Old French More (modern French Maure), from Latin Maurus (“a Moor, meaning a Mauretanian, an inhabitant of Mauretania”), from Ancient Greek Μαυρούσιος (Mauroúsios, “Mauretanian”). Doublet of Moro.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English mor, from Old English mōr, from Proto-Germanic *mōraz, from Proto-Indo-European *móri. Cognates include Welsh môr, Old Irish muir (from Proto-Celtic *mori); Scots muir, Dutch moer, Old Saxon mōr, Old Saxon mūr, German Moor and perhaps also Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹 (marei). See mere.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English moren, from unattested Old English *mārian, from Proto-West Germanic *mairōn (“to moor, fasten to”), related to *maida- (“post”), from Proto-Indo-European *mēyt-, *meyt-, from *mēy-, *mey- (“stake, pole”). Cognate with Dutch meren (“to moor”), marren (“to bind”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • moor (plural moors)
  • An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath
  • A game preserve consisting of moorland.
Etymology (See also) src :
  • Morian
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • moor (third-person singular simple present moors, present participle mooring, simple past and past participle moored)
  • (intransitive, nautical) To cast anchor or become fastened.
  • (transitive, nautical) To fix or secure (e.g. a vessel) in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with ropes, cables or chains or the like.
  • (transitive) To secure or fix firmly.
Anagrams src :
  • Moro, Romo, room
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mɔː/, /mʊə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /mʊɹ/, /mɔɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ), -ʊə(ɹ)
Pronunciation src :
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /moː/
  • (New Zealand) IPA(key): /moː/, [möː(ə̯)~mʊ̈ː(ə̯)]
  • (Received Pronunciation)
  • (cure–force merger) IPA(key): /mɔː/
  • (cure–force distinction) IPA(key): /mʊə/
  • (US)
  • (cure–force merger) IPA(key): /mɔɹ/
  • (cure–force distinction) IPA(key): /mʊ(ə)ɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ), -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: Moore (all accents), more (cure–force merger), maw (most non-rhotic accents with cure–force merger), mooer (some accents)
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Moor (plural Moors)
  • A surname.
  • A surname from Irish.
  • An English surname transferred from the given name.
Etymology src :
  • From Dutch moorden, from Middle Dutch morden.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mʊə̯r/
Verb src :
  • moor (present moor, present participle moordende, past participle gemoor)
  • (intransitive) to murder
Verb (Related terms) src :
  • moord
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch moor, from Old French maure, from Latin Maurus, from Ancient Greek Μαυρός (Maurós).
Etymology src :
  • From Moor (“member of a North African people”, became synonymous with “Saracen”).
Anagrams src :
  • room
Noun src :
  • Moor m (plural Moren, diminutive Moortje n, feminine Morin)
  • (historical) A Moor (member of a Berber people from western North Africa, also ruling parts of Spain during the Middle Ages).
  • (archaic, offensive) A black person, a negro.
Noun src :
  • moor m (plural moren, diminutive moortje n)
  • Something black, notably a black horse
  • A whistling kettle, used to boil water in, as for tea or coffee
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /moːr/
  • Hyphenation: Moor
  • Rhymes: -oːr
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /moːr/
  • Hyphenation: moor
  • Rhymes: -oːr
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • moor
  • moorkop
  • Moors
  • Morenland
  • moriaan
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • moorkop
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Negerhollands: Moor
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (kettle): fluitketel
DE German
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Low German mōr, mūr, from Old Saxon mōr, from Proto-Germanic *mōraz, from Proto-Indo-European. Compare Dutch moer, English moor.
Noun src :
  • Moor n (strong, genitive Moores or Moors, plural Moore)
  • marsh, mire, bog
  • (Hochmoor) moor
  • (Flachmoor) fen
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /moːɐ̯/
  • Homophone: Mohr
  • Rhymes: -oːɐ̯
Noun (Hypernyms) src :
  • Lebensraum
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • Moorhuhnjagd
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • Fenn

Popularity of the name Moor

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Total births of Moor by country

Births with the first name Moor
1999 - 2021

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Personalities with the first name Moor

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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Moor

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Rankings of first name MOOR by country

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