Name: Morgen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Morgen

  • Meaning:
    Sea-born
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (mor GHEN)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Morgen)
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Miscellaneous Info for Morgen

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  • Used in:
    Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Morgen appears in Old Welsh as a man's name which evolved into Medieval (and Modern) Welsh Morien. It is a cognate of the Old Irish name Muirgen, now spelt Muirín.

    Geoffrey of Monmouth, historical writer in the 12th century, used the name of "Morgen Le Fay" for his character of the legendary sorceress, now widely known as "Morgan Le Fay".
    There is no evidence whether Morgen was commonly used on both men and women, although its Irish cognate was.

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