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The nationality of Moriss may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Moriss may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Moriss Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Moriss come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Moriss originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Moriss were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Moriss. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Moriss surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Moriss change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over time.

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