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Meghan is a truly classic name. Never really going out of style, it's a name that could be from virtually any era. Read on to learn about this name.

Meaning of the name Meghan:

Greek: Pearl

Origin of the name Meghan:

Meghan is a name of Welsh origin that comes from the Greek word for pearl.

Symbolism of the name Meghan:

Meghan tends to symbolize how precious a family finds a daughter and how valuable her addition is to the family.

Style of the name Meghan:

Traditional

Gender of the name Meghan:

Meghan is almost exclusively given as a name to baby girls.

Pronunciation of the name Meghan:

Meg-an

Number of syllables in the name Meghan:

2

Emotion evoked from the name Meghan:

Meghan tends to evoke happy emotions that are often connected to memories of times past.

Alternative spellings for the name Meghan:

Nicknames for the name Meghan:

Popularity of the name Meghan:

According to the Social Security Administration, Meghan last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 2021 as the 986th most popular name for baby girls. It peaked in popularity in 1985 as the 63rd most popular name for baby girls.

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Famous people with the name Meghan:

  • Meghan, of Sussex (American actress and member of British royal family)
  • Meghan Roche (American model)
  • Meghan Trainor (American singer)

Meghans in popular culture:

  • Meghan Chase (character from the Iron Fey novels)
  • Meghan Robinson (character from the movie Nightworld: Lost Souls)
  • Meghan Chambler (character from The Walking Dead)