Morgan meaning

môrgən
(person) 1867-1943; U.S. financier: son of J. P. Morgan.
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(person) 1736-1802; Am. Revolutionary general.
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(person) 1635?-88; Welsh buccaneer in the Spanish Main.
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(person) 1825-64; Confederate general in the Civil War.
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(person) 1837-1913; U.S. financier.
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(person) 1818-81; U.S. anthropologist.
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(person) 1866-1945; U.S. geneticist.
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(medicine) A unit for expressing the relative distance between genes on a chromosome.
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A male given name.
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A female given name.
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Any of many place names.
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A breed of horse originating in Vermont.
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A horse of a breed developed in the United States and noted for strength, endurance, and versatility.
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Any of a breed of strong, light riding horse, usually bay, chestnut, or black in color.
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Origin of morgan

  • After Justin Morgan (1747–1798), American schoolteacher who owned the stallion, Figure, that founded the breed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Welsh Morcant, possibly from mawr ("great") + cant ("circle, completion").

    From Wiktionary

  • Named for Thomas Hunt Morgan

    From Wiktionary