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What does the name Morven mean?

The different meanings of the name Morven are:
  • Celtic - Gaelic meaning: Lives by the sea
  • Scottish meaning: big peak, big gap, a Scottish region
  • English meaning: Child of the sea
The meaning of the name “Morven” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.

Additional information: From the Scottish Gaelic Mhor "big" + bheinn "peak" or bhairne "gap". Also the name of the area of Morvern in north Argyll, Scotland, which is known in Gaelic as Mhorbhairne and the name of a mountain in northern Scotlan.

In literature, it was used as the name of Fingal's kingdom in James Macpherson's poems.