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Mór - Meaning of Mór

What does Mór mean?

Meaning of the name MórMórMóirínMoreenMoragSarahMary

[ 1 syll. mór- ] The baby girl name Mór is pronounced as Mao-R †. Mór's language of origin is Celtic. It is predominantly used in Irish and Scottish. It is derived literally from the word mór with the meaning 'big, great'. This was the most popular of all names in medieval Ireland. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Sarah or Mary in Scotland. The diminutive Móirín can be Anglicized as Moreen.

Morag (familiar form in English and Scottish), Moreen (familiar form in English and Irish), and Móirín (familiar form in Irish and Scottish) are variants of the name.

See also the related categories, medieval, diminutive, irish, celtic, and anglicized.

Mór is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Mór, Sarah was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Mór include Maure, Mor, More, Mair, Mar, Mare, Meinir, Mer, Mere, Mir, Mirembe, Moir, Moyre, Muire, Maarii, Maarja, Maeri, Maharai, Mahir, and Mahire.

† English pronunciation for Mór: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"


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