Morag

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: MOR-ak Meaning of Morag: "great" Origin of Morag: Scottish

The name Morag is a girl's name meaning "great". Morag and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "7 Daughter & A Son CAF w/ Namebanks".

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Morag is one of the quintessential Scottish names for girls. Actually a diminutive of Mor, it has always been used more than the original. Commonly heard in Scotland, but could lead to pronunciation problems elsewhere, and the second syllable could prove very confusing. Morag is sometimes used as the Gaelic equivalent of Sarah. In the Harry Potter books, Morag MacDougal was a witch who attended Hogwarts in the same year as Harry.

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Pop Culture References for the name Morag

Morag Stuart, character in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
Mòrag Ladair, Special Inquisitor of the Ardanian Empire, from Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Morag Gunn, protagonist of Canadian novel "The Diviners" by Margaret Laurence
Morag Bellingham, character in Australian soap Opera "Home and Away"