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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Meghan

Name: Meghan
Pronunciation: \m(e)-ghan\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: pearl
Origin: Welsh
Sounds Like: Meeghan, Meghann, Meggan, Meaghan
Similar Names: Meighan, Reghan
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 440


Meghan \m(e)-ghan\ as a girl's name is a variant of Margaret (Greek) and Megan (Welsh), and the meaning of Meghan is "pearl".

The baby name Meghan sounds like Meeghan, Meghann, Meggan and Meaghan. Other similar baby names are Meighan and Reghan.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Meghan.


Meghan is a very popular first name for women (#440 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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