Morgan - boys name

Morgan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Morgan name meaning:

The name Morgan is of Welsh origin and has both feminine and masculine usage. As a girl's name, Morgan carries a deep historical and cultural significance. It is derived from the Welsh words "mor," meaning "sea," and "gan," meaning "circle" or "shield." Hence, Morgan can be interpreted as "sea circle" or "sea shield," symbolizing strength, protection, and fluidity.

The name Morgan is often associated with various positive traits such as independence, intelligence, and adaptability. It exudes a sense of mystery and allure, reflecting a free-spirited and confident nature. Morgans are known to be ambitious and have a strong desire for personal growth and achievement. They possess excellent communication skills and are natural-born leaders. With their quick wit and sharp intellect, Morgans excel in various fields, including business, academics, and the arts.

Overall, the name Morgan embodies a powerful and resilient feminine energy, evoking an image of a strong-willed individual who can weather any storm.

Origin: Celtic

From the Sea.


Unisex names

Other boys names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 374 out of 4789

121 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (88)
  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Morgan

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