African place-name

Morocco Origin and Meaning

The name Morocco is a boy's name .

Morocco is an attractive and rhythmic name, evocative of such fabled cities as Casablanca, Tangier and Marrakesh, in a country whose unique landscape and rich culture attracted such twentieth century writers as Tennessee Williams, Paul Bowles and William Burroughs.

Mike Tyson named his baby boy Morocco Elijah. Mariah Carey's son is Moroccan. As Northern African names go, this is one of the most appealing.

Famous People Named Morocco

  • Morocco Elijah Tyson (b. 2011)son of American heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson

Morocco in Pop Culture

  • Prince of Moroccoarrogant noble in Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" (1594/5)

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