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Gender: Female Origin of Morna: Irish and Scottish variation of Myrna Meaning of Myrna: Irish, "tender, beloved"; Arabic, "myrrh"

The name Morna is a girl's name of Irish origin. Morna and is often added to lists like Dance Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Outlandish this-or-that [girls]".

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Poetic name that's terminally mournful.

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Famous People Named Morna

(Morna) Anne Murray, Canadian pop singer
Morna Stuart, British novelist and playwright
Morna Dorothy Hooker, British theologian

Pop Culture References for the name Morna

Morna Dabney, character in 1948 movie "Tap Roots"


technicallywisenerd Says:


Means Lukewarm in Portuguese.

Catastroffy Says:


I knew a girl named Morna a young child. She was horrid, and my sister and I called her Mournful Morna or Moaning Morna between ourselves.