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since 1880

Peg

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Pearl
  • #11207 All Time
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293k Peggy (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1913660
1914550
1916660
1917550
1923550
1924660
1926770
1927660
1928660
1929990
1933660
193410100
193515150
193615150
193718180
193817170
193922220
194023230
194122220
194219190
194316160
194418180
194520200
194632320
194726260
194831310
194930300
195021210
195117170
195233330
195325250
195424240
195529290
195633330
195743430
195841410
195936360
196030300
196121210
196227270
196313130
196418180
196510100
1966660
1967770
1968550

Want to know about the populiarty of Peg? From 1880 to 2014, 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 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Peg" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of only 32 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Peg in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

English

Origin and Meaning of Peg

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

Alternative Meanings

P is for patience, the best of you!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

Your name in reverse order is "Gep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Gep". 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 Dec 28, 2009

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 Sumatra approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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