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Morgan Surname

Whether you're Morgan line comes from Ireland, Wales, or somewhere else, this is the group for your research needs. Post your details in the Group Discussion Forum. Includes the Merrigan variant.

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Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2014

Morgan
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.

Merrigan
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireagáin ‘descendant of Muireagán’ a personal name representing a name beginning with muir ‘sea’. Earlier found in the Irish midlands and southern Ulster, this surname is now found throughout Ireland.

Discussion Forum

A history of the family of Morgan, from the year 1089 to present times ([1902?]) by Appleton Morgan 1 Reply

Started by Richie C.. Last reply by Dawn Marie Morgan-Mercier Feb 10, 2013.

William Henry Morgan family of Americus, Georgia

Started by Michael Dean Apr 28, 2011.

Morgan family from Derrynoose, Armagh, Ireland

Started by Kerryn Taylor Nov 9, 2010.

 

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