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Girl Name: Megan

Name: Megan
Pronunciation: \m(e)-gan\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Welsh
Sounds Like: Meeghan, Macon
Variant forms: Maegan, Maygan, Meagan, Meaghan, Meg, Megen, Meggan, Meggi, Meggie, Meggy, Meghan, Meghann, Meghanne, Meighan
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 151
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 42875

Description

Megan \m(e)-gan\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEG-an, MEE-gan, MAY-gan. It is of Welsh origin. Variant of Margaret (Greek) "pearl", based on the short form Meg. Phonetic spellings of Megan are used to ensure one of the three pronunciations. See also Meegan. Actress Megan Mullaly.

Megan has 14 variant forms: Maegan, Maygan, Meagan, Meaghan, Meg, Megen, Meggan, Meggi, Meggie, Meggy, Meghan, Meghann, Meghanne and Meighan.

Baby names that sound like Megan are Meeghan and Macon.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Megan.

Popularity

Megan is a very popular first name for women (#151 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#42875 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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