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Meaning

The name Morgan has the following meaning:

Great and bright sea, or "one who lives by the sea".
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Morgan is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 339 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Morgan fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 41 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 457 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Morgan in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Morgan is pronounced as mor-gun

Origins

Morgan originates from the Welsh language.

See other suggested Welsh baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Morgan and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Morgan: Boys - Vaughn, Girls - Ariana, Caron, Dec, Decia, Delyth, Dilys, Elva, Enid, Glenda, Glenna, Glynis, Both genders - Bryn, Carey, Deverell, Dylan, Gladys, Jennifer

Variants

Style

We think the name Morgan should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Morgan to be: Successful, tough-minded businessman

In one word, you might describe Morgan as a(n) "successful" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Morgan (or its variants) are:

Morgan Valentine Spurlock, born on 7 November, a famous film director and producer. Morgan Valentine Spurlock's background: An American independent documentary film director, TV producer, and screenwriter, known for the documentary film Super Size Me, in which he demonstrated the health effects of McDonald's food by eating nothing but McDonalds three times a day, every day, for one month. Spurlock is also the executive producer and star of the reality television series 30 Days.

Morgan Lewis, born on 16 October, a famous politician. Morgan Lewis's background: An American lawyer, politician and military commander.

Morgan Gardner Bulkeley, born on 26 December, a famous politician. Morgan Gardner Bulkeley's background: An American politician as well as business and sports executive. Bulkeley, a Republican, served as governor of Connecticut and a United States Senator and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame as the first president of the National League.
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