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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pegues

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Alt. Meaning

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

U is for useful, always to others.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pegues

Jeff was born in 1974.



Michael Anthony Pegues is an artist/designer. Michael was born Michael Anthony Pegues on May 11th, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Michael is also known as Mazike, Prince Michael the First, and The Gingerbread Man.


Steve Pegues is an athlete. Steve was born on May 21st, 1968 in Pontotoc, Mississippi.


Mike Pegues is an athlete for the Connecticut Pride, Canterbury Rams, Otago Nuggets, Leicester Riders, and Asociación Deportiva Atenas in the Big East Conference. His career lasted from 2000 to 2005. Mike was born on January 13th, 1978 in Washington, D.C.


Derek Pegues is an athlete. His career lasted from 2012 to 2012. Derek was born on September 14th, 1986 in Batesville, Mississippi, U.S.


Where is the name Pegues popular?

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Popularity of Pegues as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pegues U.S.
  White 12.76% 64.26%
  African American 80.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pegues

People with the last name Pegues are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Pegues

  • How Popular is the name Pegues? As a last name Pegues was the 8,518th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Pegues first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Pegues is Monday, August 15th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Pegues? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Pegues. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Pegues: Your name in reverse order is Seugep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usepge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pegues? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,864 people with the last name Pegues.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pegues? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Pegues as their last name.

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