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Peggy

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 13 13 0
1882 6 6 0
1883 6 6 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 11 11 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 17 17 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 13 13 0
1890 23 23 0
1891 16 16 0
1892 25 25 0
1893 34 34 0
1894 33 33 0
1895 46 46 0
1896 45 45 0
1897 47 47 0
1898 58 58 0
1899 51 51 0
1900 77 77 0
1901 64 64 0
1902 82 82 0
1903 93 93 0
1904 111 111 0
1905 106 106 0
1906 140 140 0
1907 115 115 0
1908 150 150 0
1909 162 162 0
1910 204 204 0
1911 192 192 0
1912 251 251 0
1913 276 276 0
1914 373 373 0
1915 423 423 0
1916 554 554 0
1917 580 580 0
1918 735 735 0
1919 735 735 0
1920 875 875 0
1921 1,067 1,067 0
1922 1,303 1,303 0
1923 1,592 1,592 0
1924 2,080 2,073 7
1925 2,328 2,322 6
1926 2,630 2,622 8
1927 2,867 2,857 10 #95 girl name
1928 3,390 3,381 9 #76 girl name
1929 3,795 3,779 16 #70 girl name
1930 4,098 4,084 14 #67 girl name
1931 5,097 5,076 21 #42 girl name
1932 5,461 5,445 16 #40 girl name
1933 5,561 5,533 28 #36 girl name
1934 6,041 6,025 16 #36 girl name
1935 5,297 5,269 28 #36 girl name
1936 6,100 6,066 34 #35 girl name
1937 6,404 6,376 28 #31 girl name
1938 6,375 6,342 33 #35 girl name
1939 6,075 6,047 28 #34 girl name
1940 6,142 6,128 14 #37 girl name
1941 6,588 6,559 29 #39 girl name
1942 6,601 6,579 22 #42 girl name
1943 6,533 6,509 24 #41 girl name
1944 6,029 6,017 12 #45 girl name
1945 5,851 5,841 10 #45 girl name
1946 7,416 7,398 18 #43 girl name
1947 8,900 8,877 23 #42 girl name
1948 9,104 9,086 18 #38 girl name
1949 9,134 9,119 15 #38 girl name
1950 8,545 8,531 14 #41 girl name
1951 9,229 9,214 15 #40 girl name
1952 9,010 8,988 22 #43 girl name
1953 8,777 8,759 18 #44 girl name
1954 8,470 8,457 13 #48 girl name
1955 7,995 7,981 14 #51 girl name
1956 7,507 7,487 20 #63 girl name
1957 7,402 7,379 23 #62 girl name
1958 10,086 10,072 14 #42 girl name
1959 7,425 7,408 17 #57 girl name
1960 6,447 6,434 13 #69 girl name
1961 5,581 5,566 15 #88 girl name
1962 4,917 4,900 17 #93 girl name
1963 4,117 4,105 12
1964 3,851 3,844 7
1965 3,116 3,105 11
1966 2,658 2,650 8
1967 2,274 2,261 13
1968 2,121 2,115 6
1969 2,066 2,057 9
1970 1,912 1,900 12
1971 1,699 1,690 9
1972 1,345 1,345 0
1973 1,146 1,146 0
1974 943 943 0
1975 897 897 0
1976 764 759 5
1977 719 714 5
1978 614 614 0
1979 518 518 0
1980 489 489 0
1981 437 437 0
1982 367 367 0
1983 284 284 0
1984 328 328 0
1985 250 250 0
1986 256 256 0
1987 233 233 0
1988 227 227 0
1989 214 214 0
1990 181 181 0
1991 147 147 0
1992 124 124 0
1993 114 114 0
1994 98 98 0
1995 91 91 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 77 77 0
1998 55 55 0
1999 51 51 0
2000 56 56 0
2001 42 42 0
2002 33 33 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 34 34 0
2006 32 32 0
2007 32 32 0
2008 27 27 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 13 13 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Peggy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 293,334 babies born with the name Peggy in the United States. That's more than enough Peggies to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Peggy" was in 1958 with a total of 10,072 babies. (That's a lot of baby Peggies)

According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Peggy" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 223 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1956. Across the entire United States a total of 7,507 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Peggy

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

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1965 to present. Peggy was born in 1947 as Margaret Ann Lipton in New York City, New York, USA.

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee is a singer, actress, and songwriter specializing in traditional pop and jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1941 to 2000. Peggy was born in 1920 as Norma Deloris Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States.

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Peggy Zina

Peggy Zina is a singer specializing in contemporary laika, laika, and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Peggy was born in 1975 as Calliope Zina in Athens, Greece.

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Peggy Ashcroft

Peggy was born in 1907.

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Peggy Cummins

Peggy Cummins is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Peggy was born in 1925 as Augusta Margaret Diane Fuller in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales.

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Peggy Vrijens

Peggy was born in 1976.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Peggy

Peggy Browning Fund
Peggy Shippen
Peggy Sue Got Married
Peggy Bundy
Peggy Carter
Peggy Mcintosh
Peggy Noonan
Peggy Olson
Peggy Hubbard

Alternative Meanings

P is for peer, you have few equals.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yggep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Pegyg". 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 Peggy born Aug 12, 2008

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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 Germany approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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