Morris
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
MAWR-is
Meaning
Dark skinned person
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Morris is a variant of Maurice. Maurice is an English and French name, derived from the Latin name 'Mauritius', itself derived from the word 'maurus', which means 'swarthy or dark skinned' and was the Roman word for a 'moor'.

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