Marce Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Morris:
Variant of Maurice, a borrowing from the French which is derived from the Late Latin Mauritius (Moorish), a derivative of Maurus (a Moor). The Moors were a Muslim people of mixed Arab and Berber descent; thus the name came to mean "dark" or "swarthy" in reference to their coloring. Maurice was introduced to Britain by the Normans and underwent several variant spellings before returning to the original form.
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A Southern Family Name. Used as either a first or second name depending on what name the father had. It is pronounced just like it is spelled, especially if you speak southern. MAR(long r) ce (ss)(like cu-ss) Mar-s
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