Meaghan

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Meaghan

"Meaghan" is a name of American origin, and it means "Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a pseudo-Irish spelling of the Welsh Megan.

Notable Persons Named Meaghan

Meaghan Martin is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Meaghan was given the name Meaghan Jette Martin on February 17th, 1992 in Las Vegas. Meaghan is also known as Martin and Meaghan Jette.

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Meaghan Rath is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Meaghan was born on June 18th, 1986 in Montreal.

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Meaghan was born on March 2nd, 1989 in Montreal.

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Meaghan was given the name Meaghan DeWarrenne-Waller on October 16th, 1989 in Winnipeg.

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Meaghan was born in 1950.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 5 5 0
1959 9 9 0
1960 5 5 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 15 15 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 20 20 0
1968 22 22 0
1969 34 34 0
1970 50 50 0
1971 43 43 0
1972 44 44 0
1973 62 62 0
1974 58 58 0
1975 92 92 0
1976 88 88 0
1977 112 112 0
1978 251 251 0
1979 302 302 0
1980 341 341 0
1981 340 340 0
1982 276 276 0
1983 461 461 0
1984 514 514 0
1985 633 633 0
1986 743 743 0
1987 653 653 0
1988 642 642 0
1989 744 737 7
1990 722 722 0
1991 679 679 0
1992 628 628 0
1993 563 563 0
1994 634 634 0
1995 520 520 0
1996 452 452 0
1997 447 447 0
1998 414 414 0
1999 364 364 0
2000 342 342 0
2001 293 293 0
2002 242 242 0
2003 203 203 0
2004 155 155 0
2005 140 140 0
2006 111 111 0
2007 110 110 0
2008 92 92 0
2009 68 68 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 47 47 0
2012 30 30 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 24 24 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 14 14 0

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Popularity of Meaghan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Meaghan

  • How Popular is the name Meaghan? Meaghan is the 2,056th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Meaghan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,995 babies born with the first name Meaghan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meaghan to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meaghan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Meaghan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meaghan is Sunday, July 19th, 1953.
  • What year had the most people named Meaghan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meaghan was in 1986 with a total of 743 babies.
  • Random Meaghan Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meaghan ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 12 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Meaghan: Your name in reverse order is Nahgaem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ghamaen. How do you pronounce that?

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