Morgana le Fay is considered to be a powerful enchantress in the Arthurian legend. She is otherwise known as Morgan, whose name is very likely derived from Old Welsh or Old Breton name: Morgen, meaning: Sea-born, which is derived from the Common Brittonic: Mori-gena.
A cognate form of the Morgana’s name in Old Irish is Muirgein, which is also a name of a shape-shifting fairy or Witch who was associated with the sea; she was later transformed into a Christian saint.
This leads you to Morgana’s epithet ‘le Fay,’ which is derived from the French: la fée, meaning, the (Succubus) fairy.
Morgana’s counterpart is the wizard, Merlin, whose original Welsh name is Myrddin. The name of Myrddin…
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