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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My name is Morgan(born in 1985), and didn't know many other female "Morgan's" growing up. I wish my name was a bit more feminine(my middle name is "Dayle"), but its not too bad. No one ever has a hard time pronouncing it, although I have been called "Meagan." My sister's names are Ashton(1987) and Jordyn(1992), my parent's liked the whole "boy name for girls."
Morgan is the name of my wonderful, sweet, kind, charismatic, hilarious young nephew. He is SUCH a sweetheart...and I just absolutely adore his name. It's so fitting on him, I swear it. Not only is HE, specifically, the only person to ever come to mind when I hear/see this name, but I could also NEVER see it as being feminine. I really just love my little Mo, though! ^u^ He's such a sweetie-pie!!! :D
My name is also Morgan. I love the name, but at the same time I don't at all. It is a unisex name more popular among girls in recent years. To me it sounds dull sometimes. However, I don't meet many Morgans' which I like. I often am called Meagan which does annoy me a lot. I just wish it had more of a flare to it.
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From, or by, the sea
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Morgan Fairchild, actress
Morgan York, actress
Morgan Freeman, actor
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Morgan le Fay, sorceress half-sister of King Arthur in Arthurian legend. Also called Morgaine and Morgana. As Morgaine, she is the protagonist of Marion Zimmer Bradley's novel, "The Mists of Avalon".
Morgan Matthews- "Boy Meets World"