Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. MOR(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Means "great" in Irish. This was a popular medieval Irish name. It was probably given in some cases as an alternative to Máire, which was considered too sacred for general use.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMoreen(English) Móirín, Moreen(Irish) Mòr, Mòrag(Scottish Gaelic)
Same SpellingMór 2, Mòr, Mor
User SubmissionMor

People think this name is

classic   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple   serious  

Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Mor.shtml.

Entry updated January 21, 2022