Morgan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Morgan

Morgan

Pronunciation: MOHR-gin (key)

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).

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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

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Morganza
Whoregan

Meanings and history of the name Morgan: | Edit

From, or by, the sea

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Morgan Fairchild, actress
Morgan York, actress
Morgan Freeman, actor

Morgan in song, story & screen: | Edit

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"

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