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Gender: Female Pronunciation: MOR-ven Origin of Morven: Scottish, poetic place-name

The name Morven is a girl's name of English origin. Morven and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

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In the Ossianic poems, Morven is the name of Fingal's kingdom. This name, borne by young Scottish actress Morven Christie, has a darkly seductive quality to it.

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Famous People Named Morven

Morven Christie, Scottish actress

Pop Culture References for the name Morven

Morven (Digby) Shreve, character on British TV series "Holby City"
Reminiscent of Morwen (Welsh equivalent of the Cornish Morwenna; also means 'dark maiden' in Sindarin)
Another variation is Morvern, e.g. borne by the title character of 'Morvern Callar' (1995) by Scottish author Alan Warner
Morven Mountains, Caithness and Aberdeenshire, Scotland (the latter of which is mentioned in a poem by Lord Byron: 'When I rov'd a young Highlander o'er the dark heath, / And climb'd thy steep summit, oh Morven of snow!')

Morvyn, Morvan, Morvin