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Morgan meaning

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Meaning of Morgan :

Dweller By The Sea, Great Queen

Origin of name Morgan :
Old Welsh, Irish
Morgan Numerology :
Personality No. 7. People with the name Morgan seek religion & wisdom. They hate doing physical work. They are introspective, scientific & analytical. Person with name Morgan having 7 as Personality number love nature & peaceful ambiance. They love perfection, teaching & spirituality. They are individualistic, creative, dignified, serene & tolerant. They are intuitive, magnetic & versatile.
of Name Morgan :
of Name Morgan :
Originally, the name was personal and was spelt as Morcant (Welsh), then it was changed into Morgan as its more medieval. The exact meaning of the name is uncertain, but sea chief (from the words "mor" and "cant") are the commonly accepted interpretations. However, some say the name may be from the Irish words mor (meaning great) and rigan (meaning queen).
of Name Morgan :
Morgan is one of the oldest and the most common among Welsh surnames. The significance of the name is reflected by its appearance in the Welsh kingdom of Glamorgan of ancient times. It is considered to be a changed form of "Ap Morgan", son of Morgan. However, there is also a Scottish family in the name of Morgan, established in Aberdeenshire during the medieval time. The Scottish name Morgan is because of Welsh migration; it was established independently.
Popular In :
France, Italy, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, and the United States
Information about the
Name of Morgan :
Morgan is sometimes considered to be the modern form of Morgen, a name used to refer to the Arthurian sorceress by the name Morgan le Fay.
Famous People with
Name Morgan :
Morgan Freeman is an American narrator and actor who won the American Academy Awardee in 2005 and became an Oscar nominee four times. He also won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award. Morgan Schneiderlin is a midfielder who joined as a member of the French national team in 2004. Morgan Cox is a football player and an NFL long snapper who debuted in 2010 for the Baltimore Ravens.
Variant Baby Names of Morgan:

Morgen, Morgun And Morrgan., Morgaine, Morgana, Morgance, Morgane, Morganica, Morgann, Morganne, Morgayne, Morgen And Mor, Morgane , Morgann , Morgayne, MorgaineMorrigan (Irish), Morgaine (French), Morgana (Italian), Morcant (Celtic)

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Morgan with popular Celtic Surnames:

Morgan Pilkington,   Morgan Donaldson,   Morgan Morgan,   Morgan Weeks,   Morgan Dodd


More About Celtic Name : Morgan

  • It is a unisex baby name of Welsh origin and derived from the Old Welsh masculine name Morcant, which is derived from Welsh mor (sea) or mawr (great), and can (bright, white) or cant (circle, completion).

  • The baby boy or baby girl name Morgan comes from the Arthurian legend word which means, "Enchantress half sister of Arthur."

  • Name has originated from the Old Welsh Morcant, a compound name thought to be composed of the elements môr meanssea and cant means circle, completion or can white.

  • From the Old Welsh masculine name Morcant, which is derived from Welsh mor (sea) or mawr (great), and can (bright, white) or cant (circle, completion).

  • Morgan (sea rover) is a masculine name the feminine equivalent being Morganna .

Famous Name Morgan

  • Morgan Hentzen

    is a female freestyle swimmer from the United States, who won the gold medal in the women's 800m Freestyle at the 2003 Pan American Games.


  • Charlotte Morgan

    is a professional softball player signed with the USSSA Pride based out of Kissimmee, Florida. She is an alumnus of the Alabama Crimson Tide and was the first pick in the 2010 National Pro Fastpitch Senior Draft, beginning her career with The USSSA Florid


Morgan Name also appears in following Origin(s): Welsh, Scottish, Old English, Irish, English, Arthurian

Morgan also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, English

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  • What does the name Morgan mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Dweller By The Sea, Great Queen in Celtic. Morgan also named in American, Australian, British, Chinese, English for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Morgan. What does the name Morgan mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Morgan. History of name and famous personality with Morgan will help to update our database and other website users.

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