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Meg - Meaning of Meg

What does Meg mean?

[ 1 syll. meg, me-g ] The baby girl name Meg is pronounced as MEH-JH †. Meg is primarily used in English and Welsh. It is of Old Greek origin.

Meg is an English and Welsh contracted form of the English and Scottish name Margaret.

Meg is also an English contracted form of the English, Irish, and Welsh name Megan.

See also the related category welsh.

Meg is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1959 with 0.009% of baby girls being named Meg. It was #715 in rank then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is now used on a very light scale. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Meg, Margaret was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Meg include Mac (English), Mace, Machee, Mack (English), Madge (English and Scottish), Mag (English), Mags (English), Maj (Scandinavian), Mak, Manque, Mausey, Max (English), Mayes, Meag (English), Megs, Mesee, Mich (English), Miche (English), Micke (Dutch), and Midge (English).

† Pronunciation for Meg: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)"

A famous person named Meg is Actress, Meg Ryan, born Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra 19 November 1961, Fairfield, Connecticut.


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