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pinWhat does Meaghan mean?

Meaghan /mea-ghan/ as a name for girls has the meaning "pearl". Meaghan is a variant form, with the suffix -han, of Megan (Welsh, Greek): form of Margaret.


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

Meaghan has 1 more related form via Megan: Megen.

Kreatif forms: Meaghanna, Mughan, Myghan. [more]

pinHow popular is Meaghan?

Meaghan is a very popular first name for females (#1459 out of 4276, Top 34%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the birth name history of Meaghan for girls. Meaghan entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #368 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Meaghan name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the girl name Meaghan and related names. Maegan, Meagan, Megan (#308 last year), Meghan and Meghann are the popular varying forms of Meaghan listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Meghanne, are seldom used. These forms of Meaghan reached the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.64%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.12%, 82%), with forms such as Meagan becoming less fashionable. Megan has historically been popular among parents.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Meaghan, Maegan, Meagan, Megan, Meghan, Meghann in U.S.

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

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Meaghan is pronounced similarly to Meegan and Meeghan. Other recommended similar baby names are Bethan, Magda, Marian, Marjan, Maryan, Masha, Matha, Meadhbh, Meara, Morgan, Pagan, Ragan, Reagan, Regan and Reghan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Meaghan.