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Gender: Male Meaning of Morgan: "sea-born, sea-song or sea-circle" Origin of Morgan: Welsh Morgan's Popularity in 2017: #685

The name Morgan is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "sea-born, sea-song or sea-circle". Morgan is ranked #685 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Top Unisex Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (mixed)".

From the experts:

Morgan, once split evenly between the sexes, is a strong and attractive Welsh favorite, still a common boys’ name in Wales. Morgan is more often a girls' name in the U.S. -- about 2000 girls were given the name in one recent year, vs. 362 boys -- though it's one of the traditional unisex choices.

Distinguished actor Morgan Freeman is a worthy male namesake.

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Famous People Named Morgan

Morgan Freeman, American actor
Morgan Spurlock, American filmmaker
Morgan Baker, Australian actor
Morgan Burnett, American football player
Morgan Cox, American football player
Morgan Ciprès, French pair skater
Morgan Earp, gunfighter and brother of Wyatt and Virgil
Morgan Patrick McDonough, son of actor Neal McDonough
Morgan Trent, American football player
Edward Morgan Forster, British novelist
Thomas Hunt Morgan, American Nobel Prize laureate in Medicine
Joseph Morgan, actor on "The Originals".
Morgan Rielly, defenceman for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Pop Culture References for the name Morgan

Morgan Harris, character in 'Anne of Green Gables'
Morgan Lansdale, antagonist of the game "Resident Evil: Revelations"
Morgan Hess, from the movie "Signs"
Morgan, name of one of the teddies from show "Bananas in Pyjamas"
Morgan Stone Corinthos, character on daytime soap General Hospital
Morgan Ross, character on Disney's "Jessie"
Morgan Tookers, character on the show "The Mindy Project"
Morgan Flynn, character in video game "The Sims 3" Moonlight Bay
Morgan Grimes, character on "Chuck"
Derek Morgan, character on "Criminal Minds"
Morgan, character in the game, "Fire Emblem Awakening"
Morgan Jones, character on AMC's "The Walking Dead"

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