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Morgan Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology. Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin (see Merrigan). Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Morgen, Moran, Organ, Wogan, Morvan, Morgano, Mogan, Logan, Horgan

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Morgan Family Origin

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Morgan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    4%
  • Clerk

    3%
  • Servant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morgan. A less common occupation for the Morgan family was Servant. The most common Morgan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Morgan's were Farmers.

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