More Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Muir. Welsh: from mawr ‘big’ (see Moore). French: nickname for a dark-skinned person, from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus) (see Moore 2). French (also Moré): nickname from Old French of more ‘Moor’ or from moré, moret ‘dark brown’ (diminutive forms). The term was also used to refer to dark-colored cloth. French (Moré): from a short pet form of a Germanic personal name beginning with Maur-, Mor- ‘Moor’, for example, Morbold (+ bold ‘bold’, ‘brave’) or Morbert (+ berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’). Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Maratha) name, probably from Marathi mor ‘peacock’ (Sanskrit mayura). It is based on the name of a Maratha clan.

List of People with Surname More

According to our database, there are a total of 982 people with the surname More. Among these people surnamed More, there are about 297 unique names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. John More, Michael More and William More are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed More, with 28, 23 and 20 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed More, with a total of 147 people, and there are a total of 105 unique names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname More, with a total of 99 people and an average of 77 unique names.