Morgan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Morgan | Girls
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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The word "morgen" means "tomorrow" in German. It has the identical pronunciation to the name Morgan.
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my best friend in grade school was named Morgan (girl)
We named our first daughter Morgan. I have loved the name ever since I first heard it used as a girls name (I was Junior High at the time).
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."
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From, or by, the sea
- Famous real-life people named Morgan: | Edit
Morgan Fairchild, actress
Morgan Brittany, actress
Morgan York, actress
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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".
Global Popularity of the Name Morgan
- #46 in Scotland
- #46 in United States
- #54 in Canada (Alberta)
- #70 in Canada (British Columbia)