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It's pronounced mo-ree-an. (I'm not sure what syllable is stressed).
Jenna R  8/11/2005
Awesome name, strong and refined. I love it!
Psycho_Princess  8/1/2006
Interesting name, a girl would probably be constantly correcting people on the pronunciation though.
― Anonymous User  10/9/2006
It seems a strong name to live up to.
wishenough  1/26/2007
Pronounced MOOR-ee-an, with the stress on the first syllable.
VictoriaCalledTori  6/22/2007
Morrigan was a character on "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys." She was played by Tamara Gorski.
Zan11  9/7/2007
This name was used in the book "Hounds of the Morrigan" as the collective name of the triple battle goddess. If you like Irish mythology then you should definitely read the book.
DHgirl  9/16/2007
There is some disagreement over the meaning of the Morr¨ªgan's name. It can be straightforwardly interpreted as "great queen" (Old Irish m¨®r, great;[1] r¨ªgan, queen, [2] deriving from a hypothetical Proto-Celtic *M¨¡ra R¨©gan¨©-s.[3] However it often lacks the diacritic over the o in the texts. Alternatively, mor (without diacritic) may derive from an Indo-European root connoting terror or monstrousness, cognate with the Old English maere (which survives in the modern English word "nightmare") and the Scandinavian mara.[4] This can be reconstructed in Proto-Celtic as *Moro-r¨©gan¨©-s.[5] Current scholarship mostly holds to Morr¨ªgan being the older, more accurate form. The use of the term Queen could be misleading and her name could mean great hight or great power, understood in terms of a Druidess.

Luanna  1/25/2008
Morrigan Aensland is a character from a video game series by Capcom.
Tsuki  2/7/2009
Morrígan is a witch and ally in the new game Dragon Age: Origins. The name suits her because she has feathers on her right shoulder and is very war-like.
sorrowfuliris  12/30/2009
I like it, but you'd probably get confused for Morgan a lot.
Ryneth  9/26/2010
Sounds more masculine to me.
Hushpuppy  12/19/2010
It is pronounced mor-ree-gun.
― Anonymous User  2/24/2011
I believe there is a Taltos born named Morrigan in Anne Rice's The Witching Hour series.
Cuss10  2/12/2012
The Morrigan appears as a character in Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid Chronicles. She is the Celtic Goddess of Death, able to transform into a great black bird, among other forms.
jbr1234  8/14/2012
My whole life I had no idea the G was silent. Thankfully I've never met anyone named this and messed their name up, at least now I know. I think it sounds very nice the 'wrong' way and the 'right' way. It's very strong and regal sounding, I get the same vibes from Rhiannon.
speakofthewolf  3/27/2015
Morrigan (or the more Irish looking Mórríghan) is what I want to call my daughter if I have one. I'm very interested to find out that the 'G' is silent, I've been saying it as "MOOR-ee-gan" so thank you whoever it was that specified that one. "MOOR-ee-an" is actually even prettier.
snusnu95  6/10/2015
In the award-winning video game franchise "Dragon Age," the character Morrigan is a feared (sort of) and rude so-called "Witch of the Wilds" who may aid the protagonist(s). In the game, her name is pronounced mo-rih-gun.
Your_moms_da  10/28/2016
Very cool name for a cool person.
ERK  12/31/2016
In A Court of Thorns and Roses series there is a character called Morrigan, shortened to Mor, Who is a very powerful Fae.
Kp_quarternote  1/26/2017

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