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Morven - Meaning of Morven

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Meaning of the name Morven

[ 2 syll. mor-ven, mo-rv-en ] The baby girl name Morven is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced MAORVAHN †. Morven is of Scottish origin. It is used mainly in English and Scottish. The name Morven means 'big peak, big gap'. It is derived from mór which means 'big, great' ; bhein 'peak' ; bhairne 'gap'. The name is of obscure derivation; it is of the first element 'mor' and the second element 'bheinn' or bhairne. The latter case would indicate that the first name is from the name of district of Morvern in north Argyll, Scotland, which is known in Gaelic as Mhorbhairne. Mhorbhairne also appeared in the 18th century Ossianic poems of James Macpherson as the kingdom of Fingal.

See also the related categories, element, obscure, and gaelic.

Morven is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

† Pronunciation for Morven: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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