Morgan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Morgan
Origin of the name Morgan:
From the Old Welsh Morcant, a compound name thought to be composed of the elements môr (sea) and cant (circle, completion) or can (white, bright).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Morgan is an extremely handsome, alluring, original, classic, young, very masculine name for a baby boy. Pronounced More-gihn.
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I love this name! It's a truly wonderful, charming name for a young man. I could never see a girl with this name, as I have always thought of it as a boy's name. I just don't see how anyone could name a GIRL a name like this!!!! It is so OBVIOUSLY better suiting for a boy!!!! I mean, seriously!!! Morgan is NOT a girls' name!!!! In my opinion, it's just very masculine! The only Morgan I've ever known is the son of my best friend. He's magnificent, and the name suits him PERFECTLY! That boy means WORLDS to me. :) He's such a sweet, funny, caring, interesting boy with perfect manners. Great name, love it!
Most people think Morgan is a girl's name and I used to be one of them, until I met my good friend Morgan who is a boy. The name suits him so well. There is something I love about this name for a boy. It is a very friendly name and it doesn't seem at all 'girlie' or feminine on him.
I named my son Morgan, after Wyatt Earp. My eldest son is named Whyatt (a variant) and Morgan was Wyatt Earps youngest brother, hence Whyatt and Morgan. :-) Morgan is my "huskier" and bigger of my sons, and Whyatt is my skinnier one. I feel he fits his name well.
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Meanings of the name "Morgan".
Lives by the sea.
Lives by the sea.
Fighter of the sea.
Bright sea. Dwells near the sea.
- Famous real-life people named Morgan: | Edit
Morgan Freeman, American actor
Morgan Spurlock, American documentary filmmaker and producer.
Morgan Earp, American frontierman and Gunfighter; the younger brother of Deputy U.S. Marshals Virgil and Wyatt Earp.
Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.
J. P. Morgan, American banking tycoon.
Harry Morgan, American actor best known for his role on M*A*S*H.
Tracy Morgan, American actor and comedian.
Frank Morgan, American actor best remembered for portraying The Wizard of Oz in the 1939 film.
Sir Henry Morgan, 17th-century Welsh pirate. The "Captain Morgan" brand of rum is named him.
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Morgan Moonscar- Ghost Pirate from "Scooby Doo: On Zombie Island"; Formally known as Morgan McCrite