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What does Morgen mean?

Morgen Pronunciation of Morgen [mor-gen] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Morgen) is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of the name Morgen is "circling sea". Morgen is an alternate spelling of Morgan (Welsh): also possibly (Welsh) "great brightness".

Associated with: sea.


2 alternative forms via Morgan: Morgun and Morrgan.

Creative forms:
(male) Margen, Mongen, ..

(female) Moren, Mormen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morgen Kiaan (M.K.), ..

How popular is Morgen?

Morgen is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#32609 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Morgan (#674 from recent data) is the only popular variation form of Morgen (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Morgun, are seldom used. This form of Morgen reached the peak of its popularity in 1995 (adoption of 0.07%) and is now much less popular (adoption 0.02%, down 70.2%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Morgan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bergen, Borden, Corben, Coren, Dorien, Dorren, Forden, Gorden, Goren, Gorren, Gorten, Horten, Jorden, Joren, Jorgan, Jorge, Jorgen, Jurgen, Koren, Logen, Loren, Lorren, Marden, Marlen, Marsean, Marten, Marven, Merlen, Merven, More, Morey, Morfin, Morfyn, Moriel, Morlee, Morley, Morrel, Morrey, Morse, Morten, Morton, Morven, Morvyn, Normen, Soren, Toren, Torger and Worden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morgen.

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