Meaning and Origin of: Morgen

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Morning

Last name origin & meaning:

  • German, Dutch, and Danish : topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Dutch morgen (literally ‘morning’), a measurement of land representing an area that could be plowed in one morning (approximately one acre).
  • German, Dutch, and Danish : from a German personal name of uncertain origin. It is not known as a personal name in Scandinavia, but it could possibly be a Germanization or Americanization of Danish Mogens (see Magnus).