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Peggy Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Peggy is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Peggy is "pearl".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5900  in baby name popularity for girls with 22 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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Related Names

Peggy is a variant spelling of Meggie.

Peggy is a diminutive (nickname) of Margaret.

Variants of the name Peggy include Peggie.

Peggy has the diminutive (nickname) Peg.

Other Tidbits

Peggy falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Peggy.

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

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.