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Gender: Female Meaning of Morrigan: "phantom queen" Origin of Morrigan: Irish

The name Morrigan is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "phantom queen". Morrigan and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

The mythological Morrigan was the ancient goddess of war, often symbolized by a crow. Besides being a name, this is also used as a proper noun preceded by an article: the Morrigan, defined as a monster in female form. The meaning of Morrigan has been related to both terror and greatness. While some relate the name to Morgan of the Arthurian legends, Morrigan and Morgan are actually unrelated.

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Famous People Named Morrigan

Morrigan McCarthy, documentary photographer and photo editor at The New York Times

Pop Culture References for the name Morrigan

Morrigan, character from the video game franchise "Dragon Age."
'The Hounds of the Morrigan' (1985), fantasy novel by Irish writer Pat O'Shea
Morrigan, main character from the novel 'Divine by Blood' (PC Cast)
Morrigan, character in J.K. Rowling's "Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry."
Morrigan character in Sarah J Maas's "A Court of Thorns and Roses" book series.
Morrigan Crow, main character of Jessica Townsend's "Nevermoor" book series