☆ any of a breed of strong, light riding horse, usually bay, chestnut, or black in color
Origin of Morganafter Justin Morgan (1747-98), New Englander who owned the sire of the breed
a masculine and feminine name
Origin of MorganWelsh, literally , sea dweller (; from mor, sea: see mare), akin to Irish Muirgen
- Morgan, Daniel 1736-1802; Am. Revolutionary general
- Morgan, Sir Henry 1635?-88; Welsh buccaneer in the Spanish Main
- Morgan, John Hunt 1825-64; Confederate general in the Civil War
- Morgan, John Pierpont 1867-1943; U.S. financier: son of J. P. Morgan
- Morgan, J(ohn) P(ierpont) 1837-1913; U.S. financier
- Morgan, Lewis Henry 1818-81; U.S. anthropologist
- Morgan, Thomas Hunt 1866-1945; U.S. geneticist
A horse of a breed developed in the United States and noted for strength, endurance, and versatility.
Origin of MorganAfter Justin Morgan, (1747–1798), American schoolteacher who owned the stallion, Figure, that founded the breed.
Named for Thomas Hunt Morgan