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since 1880

Peg

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Pearl
  • #11400 All Time
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293k Peggy (English)

How popular is the baby name Peg in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 6 6 0
1914 5 5 0
1916 6 6 0
1917 5 5 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 6 6 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 6 6 0
1928 6 6 0
1929 9 9 0
1933 6 6 0
1934 10 10 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 15 15 0
1937 18 18 0
1938 17 17 0
1939 22 22 0
1940 23 23 0
1941 22 22 0
1942 19 19 0
1943 16 16 0
1944 18 18 0
1945 20 20 0
1946 32 32 0
1947 26 26 0
1948 31 31 0
1949 30 30 0
1950 21 21 0
1951 17 17 0
1952 33 33 0
1953 25 25 0
1954 24 24 0
1955 29 29 0
1956 33 33 0
1957 43 43 0
1958 41 41 0
1959 36 36 0
1960 30 30 0
1961 21 21 0
1962 27 27 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 5 5 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Peg baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 840 babies born with the name Peg in the United States. That's more than enough Pegs to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Peg" was in 1957 with a total of 43 babies.

According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Peg" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of only 27 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Peg popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Peg in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Vermont names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Peg" mean? The list below shows the origins of Peg as well as things modernly associated with the name Peg such as celebrities named Peg.

Origin and Meaning of Peg

The name "Peg" is of English origin, and it means "Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Peg

Peg Perego
Peg Tube
Peg And Awl
Peg Board
Peg Game
Peg Leg
Peg Plus Cat
Peg Ratio
Peg Bundy

Alternative Meanings

P is for patience, the best of you!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Gep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Peg". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Peg born Oct 13, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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