National Morgan Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Saturday, November 19th. There are until the next observance.
Every November 19, National Morgan Day, commemorates the name Morgan and its distinctiveness. Morgan can be translated as’ sea-born,’sea-song,’ or’sea-circle.’ It is a Welsh boy’s name derived from the Old Welsh name Morcant, which is a combination of the Welsh words’ mor, ‘which means’ sea, ‘and’ cant, ‘which means’ circle.’ Morgan is a common girl’s name originating from the Old Welsh name Morgen, which means’ born of the sea, ‘and the Irish name Muirgen, which means’ born of the sea.’ Morgan is now more popular among females than males in the United States (U.S.).Morgan, on the other hand, is appropriate for any gender.
📆 When is National Morgan Day?
This year, National Morgan Day is on November 19th. It is the 3rd Saturday in November; in 2023, it is on Sunday.
→ Did you know: In one recent year, about 2,000 females were given the name Morgan, but only 362 boys were given the name, despite it being one of the most common unisex possibilities.
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📜 History of National Morgan Day
The first name Morrgan, the feminine counterpart of the first name, is most likely derived from the Irish Mór Roghain, which means “great queen.” In Irish mythology, she was a goddess of combat and death who frequently appeared as a crow. In Arthurian legend, she is also the inspiration for the fairy Morgan Le Fay. The surname Morgan spread throughout the Celtic kingdoms throughout the Middle Ages, notably in Wales and Armorica. Several people from medieval legend bore this initial name, attesting to its popularity in these locations, although it did not spread beyond Brittany’s boundaries until the 1970s in France. It rose to prominence in the 1990s and is still commonly used today.
In the United States, it is a popular name for both girls and boys. However, it has grown in popularity among females in recent years as well. Other English-speaking countries, including Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom (U.K.), and New Zealand, use the term to refer to both genders.
☑️ National Morgan Day facts
✅ Morgan’s first appearance
Morgan first appeared in the female popularity rankings in the United States in 1976.
✅ Morgan has another name
Some etymology sources say that Morgan’s name comes from the Irish goddess Morrgan, who was in charge of war, fate, and death.
✅ Morgan is well-known in the U.S.
Morgan is the 57th most prevalent surname in the United States, with an estimated 293,466 people holding the name.
✨ Things to do on National Morgan Day
⚡ Organize a pool party
Throw a pool party if you’re a summer baby or live somewhere warm all year. Take advantage of the pool float trend to stay cool.
⚡ Have your own television marathon
It’s all about watching anything you want, whenever you want. Provide popcorn, cookies, and ice cream to make it especially special.
⚡ Enjoy a piece of cake
This is a must-have for your special day, whether you buy it from your favorite bakery or prepare it yourself. Oh, and don’t forget to make a wish.
📅 National Morgan Day Observances
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