Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Dark-skinned; like a Moor
- Latin : Dark-skinned
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Welsh and English : variant of Morris.
- Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses. Compare Morris.
- Samuel Morse (1791–1872), inventor of the electric telegraph and of Morse code, was a direct descendant of Anthony Morse of Wiltshire, England, who had emigrated to MA in 1635.