Greek mythology name
"sacred olive tree"

Moria Origin and Meaning

The name Moria is a girl's name meaning "sacred olive tree".

Moria was a nymph, sister of Tylus, who played a role in a very complicated story involving a serpent and a life-giving plant. It sounds like and will often be mistaken for the name Mariah, as in Carey.

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Moria in Pop Culture

  • Moriacharacter who "talks anything of anything" in the Ben Jonson comedy Cynthia's Revels (1600); her name may have been inspired by Greek moros, meaning "simpleton" or "foolish, dull" (source of the English word moron)
  • Moriafictional place in J. R.R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
  • Moria of Edgewoodcharacter in Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong. Moria is the Keeper of the village of Edgewood. Her twin sister Ashyn is the Seeker.