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What does the name Morna mean?

What does the name Morna mean?

The name Morna is primarily a female name of Irish origin that means High-spirited.

Is Morwenna a Cornish name?

The name Morwenna is a girl’s name of Welsh origin meaning “waves of the sea”. Morwenna is an ancient Cornish name now being revived in Wales. It’s been heard in the British series Doc Martin and Poldark.

What does clowance mean?

Clowance — like Demelza’s own name — is a place name in Cornwall, which inspired the named of many of Graham’s characters. Clowance is the family seat of the St Aubyn baronets in Crowan. Sound-wise it sits between fashionable Clemence and and Constance, with a Celtic-Cornish twist. Botticelli.

What is a Desiree name?

Des. Désirée, Desiree, or Desirée is a female given name. It originates from the French word désirée, meaning desired. The Puritans used the name Desire as a given name for females. The male form is Désiré.

Is Morna a Scottish name?

In Irish Baby Names the meaning of the name Morna is: Beloved.

How do you pronounce Morna?


  1. MEANING: muirne means “high-spirited, festive.” Muirne loved Conall who was from an opposing tribe.
  2. GENDER: Girl | Female.
  3. PRONUNCIATION: mir + ne”
  4. ENGLISH: Morna.
  5. AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Morna and read along with the meaning)
  6. Play Audio for Morna:

Is Poldark a real name?

The name Poldark didn’t exist and yet now it has become part of Cornish folklore.

What does Ruan mean in Cornish?

Ruan (m) saint who gave his name to several. places on the Lizard. Rudhek (m) Cornish equivalent of Robin.

What happened to Morwenna on Poldark?

Morwenna was trapped in an abusive marriage with Osborne Whitworth. He raped her repeatedly and early in her marriage, she fell pregnant. She later told Demelza Poldark that he was a monster. Dwight Enys checked on Morwenna and confirmed that she was ill and that Osborne needed to leave her be, but he would not.

Is Demelza a Welsh name?

The name Demelza is a girl’s name of Cornish origin meaning “fort on the hill”. Complex and challenging modern Cornish name derived from a place name. The given name began to be used in the U.K. in the 1950s via the serialization on British TV of the Poldark novels of Winston Graham, whose heroine was named Demelza.

How popular is the name Desirae?

Desirae Name Popularity

Year Rank % Births
1994 497 0.0298%
1995 524 0.0276%
1996 526 0.027%
1997 586 0.0238%


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