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Pronunciation

mɔrgən

Origin

English, French

Meaning

With a history that goes way back, the meaning of this name is lost in the mists of time. Still, several theories prevail, all with a Celtic slant. One claims Morgan to be of Welsh origin, from mo’ for sea and gan for circle, meaning most likely “sea chief”. Another, links Morgan to the Celtic goddess of war, Morrigan. Whichever association you pick, this is a name steeped in dynamism and cool.

Rank in the year 2015

Morgan was ranked #274 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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