Gender: Female Meaning of Morgana: "sea-circle" Origin of Morgana: Female version of Morgan, Welsh

Morgana Origin and Meaning

The name Morgana is a girl's name of French origin meaning "sea-circle".

Since Morgan is used as--or more--frequently for girls as for boys, this feminization has fallen by the wayside. It drew some brief attention via the pop singer Morgana King.

The similar Morgiana appears in Tales from the Thousand and One Nights.

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Elena.Safavi Says:


It's a cute name😍 Just worry about the pronunciation. But I think it's a cool and strong name.

Myosotis Says:


It’s Mor-GAH-nuh. Like the first one, with the emphasis on the second syllable.

roseofjune Says:


Is this pronounced like "Mor-ghana" or "Mor-gaina" and where is the emphasis placed?

Jambojambo Says:


She's definitely a witch in the popular PC game, League of Legends (not *exactly* the same cultural tradition, but a massively popular game)

I'm a Banana Says:


Momo? Why?

ElenaJulia2004 Says:


My friends name is Morgana, but her nickname is Momo

indiefendi2 Says:


It's not the witchy quality as much as the name just sounds so back of the throat guttural to me. Right there with Ursula.

Wittyusername103 Says:


This name has something Morgan doesn't.

Luísa Says:


Sometimes Morgana is described as a witch, but she is more like a fairy (Le Fey).

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


It sounds evil to me. Maybe because I watched The Little Mermaid 2.

jojobabyberry Says:


Love it, I actually know a girl named Morgana

TaliaCat Says:


Morgana was King Arthur's sister and a witch in the Arthurian Legends (aka Morgan Le Fay)

Sorceress Says:


When I heard this name, all I think is Ottilie, very popular troll on this site. This was her favorite name, and it IS very pretty name with magical associations.