MEGAN
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Welsh, English
PRONOUNCED: MEG-ən (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Maegan, Maeghan, Meagan, Meaghan, Meghan (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: 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 (Estonian), Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Margrit, Meta (German), Margaréta, Margit, Margita, Gréta (Hungarian), Margrét (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, Marzena (Polish), Margarida (Portuguese), Margareta (Romanian), Margarita (Russian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Peigi (Scottish), Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marjeta (Slovene), Margarita, Rita (Spanish), Margareta, Margit, Greta, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #256 
England/Wales  ranked #41 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  - 
Ireland  ranked #53 
Netherlands  ranked #153 
New Zealand  - 
Northern Ireland  ranked #38 
Scotland  ranked #53