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Megan Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Megan is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Megan is "pearl".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 308  in baby name popularity for girls with 1051 occurrences.  It ranked 11574 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Variants of the name Megan include Maegan, Magen, Meagan, Meaghan.

The names Megane, Meghan are all forms of Megan.

Other Tidbits

Megan falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Megan Mullally.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Megan.

Just for fun, see the name Megan 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 Megan in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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