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What does Morgana mean?

Morgana Pronunciation of Morgana [mor-gana] as a name for girls. Morgana means "circling sea or great brightness; bright or white sea dweller". Morgana is an alternate spelling of Morgan (Welsh, Old English).

Associated with: sea, great, brightness (light), white.


9 related forms via Morgan: Morgaine, Morgance, Morgane, Morganica, Morgann, Morganne, Morgayne, Morgen and Morgin.

Creative forms:
(female) Morgada, Morganae, ..

(male) Morcon, Morgamar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morgana Jamiyah (M.J.), ..

How popular is Morgana?

Morgana is an uncommon given name for females. Morgana is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Morgana (outside Top 2000) are Morgan (#120 in 2015), Morgen and Morganne. Adoption of these forms of Morgana reached its highest 21 years ago (average #1196) and has become much less since (#1373, 81%), with the form Morgan becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Morgan, Morganne, Morgen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Morgan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Coreana (see Corinna), Doriana, Jordana, Jorgina, Jorjana, Loriana, Marcena, Marciana, Marcina, Mariana, Marjan, Marlana, Mercina, Mirana, Miriana, Mirjana, Moana, Montana, Moraia, Morena, Morna, Morwena, Morwina, Toriana, Yordana and Zorana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Morgana.

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