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Morgan Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Morgan is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Morgan is "of the sea".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 101  in baby name popularity for girls with 2984 occurrences.  It ranked 650 in popular baby names for boys with 402 occurrences. 

View the Morgan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Morgan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Morgan to other names.


What will your new little Morgan be like?

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Related Names

Variants of the name Morgan include Morgane, Morgen.

The names Morcant, Morgaine, Morgana, Morgayne are all forms of Morgan.

Other Tidbits

Morgan falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Morgan Freeman, Morgan Fairchild, Morgan Davis, Morgan Earp.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Morgan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Morgan.

Just for fun, see the name Morgan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Morgan in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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