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Meg Meaning


What does Meg mean?

The name Meg is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Meg is "pearl".

Meg is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Meg.

The Given Name Meg

Meg is a diminutive of Margaret. See Margaret for further details.

Meg appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Meg is also great as a middle name.

Meg falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Meg Brockie, Meg Ryan, and Meg Tilly.

Meg Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 6,579 in baby name popularity for girls with 19 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 8,324 in baby name popularity for girls with 14 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Meg Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Meg has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Meg to other names.

Meg Related Names

Meg is a diminutive of Margaret.

Meg has the diminutive (nickname) Meggie.

Famous Megs

  • Meg Brockie ~ Brigadoon character
  • Meg Ryan ~ Actress
  • Meg Tilly ~ Actress

Meg Numerology

What will your new littleMeg be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Meg Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Meg in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Meg.

Just for fun, see the name Meg in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Meg in Nautical Flags page.