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What does Meagan mean?

Meagan Pronunciation of Meagan [mea-gan] as a name for girls means "pearl". Meagan is a version of Megan (Welsh, Greek): version of Margaret.


Meagan has 8 variants: Maegan, Maygan, Meaghan, Meggan, Meghan, Meghann, Meghanne and Meighan.

5 more alternative forms via Megan: Meg, Megen, Meggi, Meggie and Meggy.

Creative forms:
(female) Magan, Migan, ..

(male) Meaman, Meamon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Meagan Josie (M.J.), ..

How popular is Meagan?

Meagan is a very prominent first name for women (#705 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Meagan entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #126 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meagan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Meagan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Megan (#384 from current records), Meghan (#1087), Meggan, Meghann, Meg, Meaghan and Maegan are the prominent related forms of Meagan rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Meggy, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Meagan was common among parents 25 years ago (usage of 1.8%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1%, 97.1%), with versions such as Meghan falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meagan, Maegan, Meaghan, Meg, Megan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meggan, Meghan, Meghann in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Megan, Meghan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Meagan is alike in pronunciation to Meegan and Meeghan. Other recommended names are Bethan, Betsan, Cerian, Ciaran, Derran, Eadan, Eavan, Ferran, Geelan, Hanan, Jazan, Jean, Kalan, Karan, Keelan, Logan, Maaja, Macon, Mag, Magaly, Maggi, Magli, Maia, Maiah, Mala, Mara, Marah, Maren, Marga, Marian, Marin, Maryan, Mason, Mata, Mayah, Mayana, Meade, Meara, Meave, Mecca, Meda, Meeca, Meeka, Meera, Meica, Meira, Melana, Melba, Meleana, Melia, Mella, Melva, Mena, Mera, Merah, Meriam, Merla, Merlyn, Mesa, Meya, Miran, Morgan, Morgane, Morgen, Morgin, Pagan, Raegan, Ragan, Reagan, Regan, Saran, Shayan and Teagin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Meagan.

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