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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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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 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 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Peg" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of only 36 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 a name that was popular in the west? 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 pure, the spiritual side of you.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

G is for generous, your giving nature.

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 May 12, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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