Morgan Name Meaning & Origin

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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Nicknames for Morgan

Mo, Moe, Morgey.

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Meanings of the name "Morgan".

Celtic:
Lives by the sea.

American:
Lives by the sea.

Irish:
Fighter of the sea.

Welsh:
Bright sea. Dwells near the sea.

Famous real-life people named Morgan

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.

Morgan in song, story & screen

Morgan Moonscar- Ghost Pirate from "Scooby Doo: On Zombie Island"; Formally known as Morgan McCrite
Derek Morgan- A fictional character from the hit show "Criminal Minds". Usually refers to 'Morgan'
Morgan Hess - character from M. Night Shyamalans' "Signs"

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