What does Peg mean?
Peg [peg] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Peg is "pearl". Peg is an alternate form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Peg is also a variant of Peggy (English, Greek).
Associated with: greek.
Peg has 1 variant: Pegg.Creative forms:
(female) Pepeg, Perg, ..
(male) Pelo, Pley, .. Middle name pairings:
Peg Piper (P.P.), ..
How popular is Peg?
Peg is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3778 out of 4276, Top 88%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Peg entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #1829 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Peg are Margaret (#154 the previous year), Meg, Megan (#384), Meta, Peggie and Peggy. Usage of these relations of Peg reached its peak during 1890-1899 (median #1218) and is now significantly diminished (#1505, down 95.9%).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Pen and Pet. These names tend to be less commonly used than Peg.See names in meaning and etymology.