Definitions for Morgen
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a South African unit of measure equal to about 2 acres
a unit of measurement of land in the Netherlands and the Dutch colonies, also used in Prussia, Denmark and Norway, equivalent to two acres.
Etymology: murganaz. Cognate with Old Saxon morgan (Low German Morgen and Morrn or Morren), Dutch morgen, Old High German morgan (German Morgen), Old East Norse morghon (Danish morgen, Swedish morgon), Old Norse morginn, morgunn; compare also (from a variant Germanic base) Old West Norse myrginn, Gothic 033C0330033F034203320339033D0343.
A morgen was a unit of measurement of land area in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Lithuania and the Dutch colonies, including South Africa and Taiwan. The size of a morgen varies from 1⁄2 to 2+1⁄2 acres (2,000 to 10,100 m2). It was also used in Old Prussia, in the Balkans, Norway and Denmark, where it was equal to about two-thirds acre (2,700 m2). The word is identical with the German and Dutch word for "morning", because, similarly to the Imperial acre, it denoted the acreage that could be furrowed in a morning's time by a man behind an ox or horse dragging a single bladed plough. The morgen was commonly set at about 60–70% of the tagwerk (German for "day work") referring to a full day of ploughing. In 1869, the North German Confederation fixed the morgen at a one-quarter hectare (2,500 m2) but in modern times most farmland work is measured in full hectares. The next lower measurement unit was the German "rute" or Imperial rod but the metric rod length of 5 metres (16 ft) never became popular. A unit derived from the Dutch morgen is still used in Taiwan today, called "kah"; 1 kah is roughly 2 acres (8,100 m2).
"Morgen" is a German word that translates to "morning" in English. It is also sometimes used to mean "tomorrow". The context determines its exact meaning. Morgen is used in various expressions and phrases in the German language to refer to different times of the day or future events.
A morgen was a unit of measurement of land in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the Dutch colonies, including South Africa and Taiwan. The size of a morgen varies from 1/2 to 2½ acres, which equals approximately 0.2 to 1 ha. It was also used in old Prussia, in the Balkans, Norway and Denmark, where it was equal to about two-thirds of an acre. The word is usually taken to be the same as the German and Dutch word for "morning". Similarly to the Imperial acre, it was approximately the amount of land tillable by one man behind an ox in the morning hours of a day. The "morgen" was commonly set at about 60-70% of the "tagwerk" referring to a full day of ploughing. In 1869, the North German Confederation fixed the morgen at a quarter hectare but in modern times most farmland work is measured in full hectares. The next lower measurement unit was the German "rute" or Imperial rod but the metric rod length of 5 metres never became popular. It is still used in Taiwan today, called "ka." 1 ka is 2934 "tsubo" or "phêng".
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Morgen is ranked #36099 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Morgen surname appeared 621 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Morgen.
87.7% or 545 total occurrences were White.
5.9% or 37 total occurrences were Black.
2.7% or 17 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.2% or 14 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of Morgen in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Morgen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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