Meaning:Great circle


Pronunciation:MOR gun

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About Morgan

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Morgan is a unisex, traditional Welsh name. However, in recent times it has become more of a girl’s name than a boy’s name, although there is nothing stopping parents from using it for a child of either gender.

Detailed Meaning

The name Morgan derives from the Old Welsh masculine name Morcant, which can mean ‘bright or great sea’ or ‘great circle.’

Famous People With This Name

Famous Morgans include Morgan Freeman, the famous American film actor who is known for his deep and distinctive voice. Morgan Featherstone is an Australian model. Morgan Nicholls is a British musician who is known for performing with Muse, The Gorillaz, The Streets and Lily Allen. Piers Morgan is a television talk show host and has his own show, “Piers Morgan Tonight.” He also currently hosts “Good Morning Britain” with Susanna Reid.

Possible Nicknames

Morgan has a few possible nicknames and these include Mor, Morg, Mo or Morgie.

Related Names

Some alternative spelling of the name are  Morgann and Morganne.

Stories Featuring This Name

Morgan Jones is a fictional character from the American television series “The Walking Dead.” Another fictional character with this name is Morgan Brody, a lab technician in the American television show, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

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