Scottish, poetic place-name

Morven Origin and Meaning

The name Morven is a girl's name of English origin.

In the Ossianic poems, Morven is the name of Fingal's kingdom. This name, borne by young Scottish actress Morven Christie, has a darkly intriguing quality to it.

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Famous People Named Morven

  • Morven ChristieScottish actress

Morven in Pop Culture

  • Morvern Callartitular character of the novel by Alan Warner and portrayed by Samantha Morton in the film by Lynne Ramsay
  • Morven (Digby) Shrevecharacter on British TV series "Holby City"
  • Morven MountainsCaithness and Aberdeenshire, Scotland (the latter of which is mentioned in a poem by Lord Byron: 'When I rov'd a young Highlander o'er the dark heath, / And climb'd thy steep summit, oh Morven of snow!')

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