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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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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morgan. A less common occupation for the Morgan family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Morgan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Morgan's were Coal Miners.

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Morgan Life Expectancy

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