[ 3 syll. mo-re-na, mor-ena ] The baby girl name Morena is pronounced Mow-REY-Naa- †. Morena's language of origin is Celtic and Spanish. It is predominantly used in Spanish, German, and Italian. From Spanish roots, its meaning is 'brown, brown-haired' - in this context, Morena can be used in the German, Italian, and Spanish languages. The first name is derived from the Spanish surname, which is a short form of De la Morena, referring to the place name Sierra Morena, or else a feminine form of a nickname from moreno, which is ultimately of the Latin maurus (meaning 'swarthy, dark skinned, moor').
In addition, Morena is a form of the English and Irish Maureen in the Spanish language.
Morena is the feminine form of the German, Italian, Slavic, and Spanish Moreno.
Morena is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Morena include Maharene, Mairianne, Mairwen, Marama, Marami, Maramy, Marena, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna, Marianne, Marie Ann, Marie-Ann, Marienne, Marina, Marine, Marini, Mariun, Marjanna, and Marnay.
† English pronunciation for Morena: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"