Meg

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Meg

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  1. The number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
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  1. A diminutive of the female given names Margaret and Megan.

Notable Persons Named Meg

Meg Johnson is a poetry poet. Meg was born in Ames, Iowa.

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Meg Ryan is an actress. She has been prominent since 1981. Meg was given the name Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra on November 19th, 1961 in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.

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Meg White is an alternative rock, garage rock, blues rock, and punk blues musician. She plays Drum kit. She holds the title In the Cold and Cold Night. She has had major accomplishments since 1997. Meg was given the name Megan Martha White on December 10th, 1974.

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Meg Tilly is an actress and novelist. She was most active from 1980 to present. Meg was given the name Margaret Elizabeth Chan on February 14th, 1960 in Long Beach, California, United States.

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Meg Turney is an internet personality, cosplayer, model, vlogger, and cosplay. She has been prominent since 2011. Meg was given the name Megan LeeAnn Turney on March 12th, 1987 in Austin, Texas, United States. Meg is also known as Dollwithagun.

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Meg was given the name Margaret Cushing Whitman on August 4th, 1956 in Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Meg

Mystic Meg is a newspaper and television astrologer. Mystic was born on June 27th, 1942 in Accrington, Lancashire, England.

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Meg is a singing, songwriter, model (people), fashion design, singer, model, and fashion designer. Meg was born on October 3rd, 1980 in Hiroshima Prefecture. Meg is also known as Keiko Yorichika.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 5 5 0
1942 9 9 0
1944 11 11 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 16 16 0
1949 21 21 0
1950 26 26 0
1951 40 40 0
1952 47 47 0
1953 53 53 0
1954 57 57 0
1955 75 75 0
1956 110 110 0
1957 129 129 0
1958 125 125 0
1959 196 196 0
1960 179 179 0
1961 154 154 0
1962 184 184 0
1963 179 179 0
1964 161 161 0
1965 120 120 0
1966 106 106 0
1967 81 81 0
1968 83 83 0
1969 96 96 0
1970 87 87 0
1971 80 80 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 61 61 0
1974 85 85 0
1975 63 63 0
1976 44 44 0
1977 41 41 0
1978 36 36 0
1979 69 69 0
1980 52 52 0
1981 48 48 0
1982 34 34 0
1983 33 33 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 37 37 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 32 32 0
1988 52 52 0
1989 51 51 0
1990 79 79 0
1991 55 55 0
1992 79 79 0
1993 61 61 0
1994 82 82 0
1995 107 107 0
1996 102 102 0
1997 90 90 0
1998 92 92 0
1999 99 99 0
2000 109 109 0
2001 111 111 0
2002 109 109 0
2003 129 129 0
2004 88 88 0
2005 100 100 0
2006 65 65 0
2007 64 64 0
2008 53 53 0
2009 50 50 0
2010 52 52 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 27 27 0
2013 24 24 0
2014 14 14 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 19 19 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity of Meg as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Meg

  • How Popular is the name Meg? Meg is the 3,674th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Meg have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,261 babies born with the first name Meg in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meg to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meg? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Meg first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meg is Monday, November 1st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Meg born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meg was in 1959 with a total of 196 babies.
  • Random Meg Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meg is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Meg: Your name in reverse order is Gem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gem. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.