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What does Peg mean?

Peg Pronunciation of 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).




RELATIONS VIA MARGARET, PEGGY Mag, Marg, Meg, Megan, Meggi, Meggy, Meta, Pegeen, Peggie



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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)

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

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

Which version is better?

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%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Peg, Margaret, Meg, Megan, Meta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Peggie, Peggy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Pen and Pet. These names tend to be less commonly used than Peg.

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