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Megan Name Meaning and Origin

Megan Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Strong, pearl, young one

Name Origin


Megan is a Welsh name meaning 'strong, pearl, young one'. It is derived from the Welsh name Marged, which is a variation of Margaret. The name has connotations of strength and purity, symbolized by the pearl. Megan is a popular name in English-speaking countries.

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Megan Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Megan is easy to pronounce with two syllables, making it flow smoothly.

Name Melody Rating:

The rhythm of Megan is somewhat repetitive with the 'Meg-' syllable, but overall it sounds pleasant.

Famous People Named Megan

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● Megan Fox

Megan Fox is an American actress and model known for her roles in 'Transformers' and 'Jennifer's Body'. She has appeared in numerous films and has been recognized for her beauty and talent.

● Megan Markle

Megan Markle is the Duchess of Sussex and a former actress known for her role in the TV series 'Suits'. She is also a humanitarian and advocate for various causes.

● Megan Mullally

Megan Mullally is an American actress and comedian best known for her role as Karen Walker on the TV series 'Will & Grace'. She has won multiple awards for her performances.

Megan Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Megan

The name Megan does not have strong negative associations. However, some may associate it with certain stereotypes or pop culture references related to individuals with the same name.

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