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Gender: F Meaning of Morgan: "sea-born, sea-song or sea-circle" Origin of Morgan: Welsh Morgan's Popularity in 2016: #133

Morgan has long been a traditional Welsh male name whose most notable female antecedent is Morgan le Fay, King Arthur's half-sister and a famed sorceress in Arthurian legend. In this country, Morgan is now used more for girls than boys, though considerably lower than its Top 25 status in the 1990's.

And although it's been veering south for both sexes, we still find Morgan a sophisticated choice.

Actress Morgan Fairchild--who had an influence on the name's popularity for girls-- was born Patsy.

Famous People Named Morgan

Morgan Weaving, Australian actress
Morgan Fairchild (born Patsy Ann McClenny), American actress
Morgan Elizabeth York, American actress
Greta Morgan Salpeter, American musician (member of The Hush Sound)
Morgan Paige Brian, American soccer player
Morgan-Leigh Norman (b. 1983), daughter of golfer Greg Norman
Morgan Anastasia Gaddis (b. 1990), daughter of singer Lorrie Morgan
Morgan Jackson (b. 1991), daughter of athlete Bo Jackson
Morgan Colette Eastwood (b. 1996), daughter of actor/director Clint Eastwood
Morgan Rae Mills (b. 2005), daughter of actor Judson Mills
Winter Morgan Williams (b. 2011), daughter of actress Gretchen Mol

Pop Culture References for the name Morgan

Morgan le Fay, AKA Morgana, sorceress from the legend of King Arthur
Morgan Stockhour, character in Lauren DeStefano's "The Internment Chronicles"
Morgan Brody, character on TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Morgan Matthews, character on the TV show "Boy Meets World"
Morgan Philip, daughter in Disney's "Enchanted"
Morgan Fey, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'

Morgan's International Variations

Muirgan, Morgane, Morgana, Morgaine (French)