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Gender: Male Meaning of Moore: "the moors" Origin of Moore: English place-name

The name Moore is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the moors". Moore and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Moore is recommended as a rich and satisfying middle name choice, whether it relates to your own family history or not. Of the numerous outstanding Moore-surnamed namesakes, count sculptor Henry, writers Clement, Marianne and Brian, entertainers Demi, Dudley, Garry, Roger, Julianne, Melba and Mary Tyler, and provocateur Michael.

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Famous People Named Moore

Moore Marriott, English character actor
Angus Moore Bernsen, son of actor Corbin Bernsen
Clement Clarke Moore, American poet of "'Twas the night before Christmas"
Stanford Moore, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Shemar Moore, American actor
Roger Moore (Sir Roger George Moore, KBE), English actor

Pop Culture References for the name Moore

Liam Moore, from TV series "Crossing Jordan"
Poppy Moore, from the movie "Wild Child"