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Megan meaning and name origin

Megan \m(e)-gan\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEG-an, MEE-gan, MAY-gan. It is of Welsh origin. Variant of Margaret (Greek) "pearl", based on the short form Meg. Phonetic spellings of Megan are used to ensure one of the three pronunciations. See also Meegan. Actress Megan Mullaly.

Megan has 14 variant forms: Maegan, Maygan, Meagan, Meaghan, Meg, Megen, Meggan, Meggi, Meggie, Meggy, Meghan, Meghann, Meghanne and Meighan.

Megan is also pronounced similarly to Meeghan. Another suggested similar baby name is Regan.

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Popularity of Megan

Megan is a very popular first name for females (#151 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#42875 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Megan name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Megan with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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

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