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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Morgan

From, or by, the sea

Famous real-life people named Morgan

Morgan Fairchild, actress
Morgan York, actress
Morgan Freeman, actor
Morgan Brian, Professional Soccer Player
Morgan Lee-Ciano, Really cool person

Morgan in song, story & screen

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"
Morgan, character from movie Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, portrayed by Chloë Grace Moretz
Morgan Stark - Tony Stark and Pepper Potts's daughter in Avengers:Endgame.

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