Moray Name Meaning & Origin

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Moray (pronounced Murray, Scottish Gaelic Moireibh or Moireabh, Latin Moravia) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland. It lies in the north-east of the country, with coastline on the Moray Firth, and borders the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Highland.

Moray is also the name of a species of eel.

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The names Moray and Murray have traditionally been used for boys.

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Moray is a Scottish surname meaning "sea".
Moray derives from a word meaning "lord" that comes from muir, which means "sea".
Moray is a county in Scotland to the northeast.

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John Moray, main character on BBC's The Paradise (usually called "Moray")

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