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Meaning of Morgan
Dweller By The Sea, Great Queen
Origin of name Morgan
Old Welsh, Irish
Numerology Number
of Name Morgan
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Pronounciation
of Name Morgan
/MAWR-g?n/
Etymology
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).
History
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.
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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.
Personality about the
Name of 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.

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 Matthews

    is an American ice dancer. She previously competed with Maxim Zavozin. They joined forces on the ice in 2001. The duo won the 2003 and 2004 U.S. Junior titles and captured the 2005 World Junior championships. After placing a disappointing fifth at the 200

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  • Michèle Morgan

    a French actress active in both film and television.Upon the invasion of France in 1940 by the Germans, Morgan left for America and Hollywood. Her career there proved rather disappointing, apart from Joan of Paris opposite Paul Henreid in 1942, and Passage to Marseille opposite Humphrey Bogart in 1944, nothing major came her way. While in Hollywood, she married actor William Marshall in 1942 with whom she had a son, Mike Marshall.

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Variant Baby Names of Morgan:

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

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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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