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Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: From the Sea's Edge

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Morgan

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Morgan in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Morgan:

  • Records indicate that 39,943 boys in the United States have been named Morgan since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1995, when 1,255 people in the U.S. were given the name Morgan. Those people are now 25 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Morgan

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      1 Positive Comment

  • "Named my older son Morgan Lee. I liked Morgan for a lot of reasons." Feb. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

      4 Negative Comments

  • "Morgan is so beautiful on a GIRL ! GIRL NOT BOY ! Name your son something else. This name is for girls" Jul. 12, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Morgan is a pretty name for a GIRL ! Seriously how could you think that this girly name is for a boy ??!!" Jun. 30, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Morgan is a girls name ! How can people still like it as a boys name ??? It's so ugly on a boy..." May. 20, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I hate this name ! Morgan is so beautiful and cue for a little girl! I don't understand why so many people still like and prefer it for a boy !!" Apr. 25, 2020: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "i hate the name morgan for a boy. it;s just not manly enough." Sep. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons middle name is Morgan. And I agree on it being a boys only name." Jun. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughter is calling her baby morgan thomas and did you know wyatt earps brother was called morgan." Mar. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "morgan is a wear name cause is name after someone diead." Nov. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Morgan Charles. We chose Morgan because of the Irish background. We have yet to meet another male with the same name. We have known some actors and sports figures with the name Morgan. We love it because it is original.. the only problem that we have run into with this name for a baby boy, is that the doctors and nurses thought Morgan was a girl because Morgan has been used a lot for female babies." Nov. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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