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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Dark-skinned; like a Moor
  • Latin : Dark-skinned

How Popular Is The Name Morse

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.

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