What does Morgan mean?
Morgan [mor-gan] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Morgan) is pronounced MOR-gan. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Morgan is "circling sea". Also possibly (Welsh) "great brightness" or (Old English) "bright or white sea dweller". Actor Morgan Freeman; financier JP Morgan.
(male) Margan, Mergan, ..
(female) Morman, Mormar, .. Middle name pairings:
Morgan Decker (M.D.), ..
How popular is Morgan?
Morgan is a very popular first name for males (#508 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#62 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Morgan reached its apex position of #236 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is at #674 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Corwan, Dargan, Doogan, Doran, Dorian▲, Dorran, Dougan, Goran, Gordan, Gorman, Hogan, Joran, Jordan, Jorgan, Jorgen, Jorian, Logan▲, Loran, Lorcan, Marlan, Marsean, Mochan, Mohegan, Moray, Morfin, Morfyn, Morland, Morten, Morton▼, Morven, Morvyn, Norman▼, Rogan, Toran, Torean and Torran. These names tend to be less frequently used than Morgan.See names in meaning and etymology.