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Meaghan

What does Meaghan mean?

Meaghan Pronunciation of Meaghan [meaghan] 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.

Variations

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

Meaghan has 1 more related form via Megan: Megen.

Creative forms:
(female) Maghan, Mighan, ..

(male) Meaghang, Meaman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Meaghan Kaylah (M.K.), ..

How 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 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #368 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the statistics of the girl name Meaghan and related names. Maegan, Meagan, Megan (#384 last year), Meggan, Meghan (#1087) and Meghann are the popular varying forms of Meaghan listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Meghanne, are seldom used. These forms of Meaghan reached the top of their popularity 3 decades ago (adoption of 1.8%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.1%, 97%), with forms such as Meghan becoming less fashionable.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Meaghan is pronounced similarly to Meegan and Meeghan. Other recommended 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.

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