Given Name MEGAN

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Welsh, English
PRONOUNCED: MEG-ən (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Welsh diminutive of MARGARET. In the English-speaking world outside of Wales it has only been regularly used since the middle of the 20th century.

Categories

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VARIANTS: Maegan, Meagan, Meaghan, Meghan, Maeghan (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Margarid, Margarit (Armenian), Margarita (Bulgarian), Margarida (Catalan), Margareta (Croatian), Markéta (Czech), Margareta, Margit, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Margarethe, Merete, Meta, Mette (Danish), Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Margreet (Dutch), Maret, Margit (Estonian), Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margit, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Margrit, Meta (German), Margarita (Greek), Margalit (Hebrew), Margaréta, Margit, Gitta, Gréta (Hungarian), Margrét, Gréta (Icelandic), Mairéad (Irish), Margherita, Rita (Italian), Margarita (Late Roman), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margarita (Lithuanian), Margaid, Paaie (Manx), Meggy (Medieval English), Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Marit, Marita, Meta, Mette (Norwegian), Margarida (Occitan), Małgorzata, Gosia, Małgosia, Marzena (Polish), Margarida (Portuguese), Margareta (Romanian), Margarita (Russian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Peigi (Scottish), Margaréta, Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marjeta (Slovene), Margarita, Rita (Spanish), Margareta, Margit, Greta, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta (Swedish)
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
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2016
  Canada (BC)
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2015
  England and Wales
2016
  France
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2015
  Ireland
2015
  Netherlands
2016
  New Zealand
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2016
  Northern Ireland
2015
  Scotland
2016