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Gender: Male Meaning of Morrison: "son of Morris" Origin of Morrison: English

The name Morrison is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Morris". Morrison and is often added to lists like Unusual Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

From the experts:

Morrison is one of the more uncommon patronymics; it could be used to honor an ancestral Morris, or one of the well-known surnamed Morrisons: Toni, Jim or Van.

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Famous People Named Morrison

Morrison Waite, former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Morrison Mann MacBride, Canadian merchant and politician
Skyler Morrison Berman, son of American stylist/designer Rachel Zoe and husband Rodger Berman
James "Jim" Morrison, singer of the American band The Doors
Van Morrison, Northern Irish singer-songwriter
John Morrison, American pro wrestler
Blake Morrison, English memoirist
Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Temuera Derek Morrison, New Zealand actor

Pop Culture References for the name Morrison

Morrisons, supermarket chain in the UK


Mona Says:


I live in London and do my weekly shop in the supermarket Morrisons. I can't get over that association, and the fact that there's a band called Morrisey clinches it.