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[Opinions] How do you pronounce Megan?
How do you say Megan? I say Meh-gen but I know a lot of people say May-gen or Mee-gen.Do you like the name?
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Meg-in
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I pronounce it Megn. I’m not fond of the name but I have bad childhood memories of a school bully with that name. Despite being born in the 80s it wasn’t popular where I lived.
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I’ve always pronounced it May-gen. There’s not really a difference between May-gen and Meh-gen in my accent though. Well, it’s my name, but I’ve never liked it much, lol. I think I would’ve liked it more if it wasn’t so popular when I was born.
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Meh-genMeh-gen
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May-gen
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I say Meh-gen too. I like Megan.
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I say MEG-in. I really dislike the name, and even if I did like it the fact that it's got so many pronunciations would prevent me from using it, the way Lucia and Arianna are names I like but wouldn't want to use.
Megan to me is just a brat name.
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MEH-gun. I don’t like it, but I think if it had been less popular I would appreciate it more.
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I’ve always said Megan as “May-gen” and Meg as “Mehg”. I’m fine with “Meh-gan” too, though. I’ve never heard anyone say “Mee-gen”, which frankly sounds kinda stupid.
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I specified my pronunciation in a post below (meg-in). I like it. It sounds “neat,” for lack of a better description. I think it’s kinda prim but without being stuffy.
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Depends where I am...In the UK it’s usually MEG-an, but in Australia it’s usually MEE-gan.I like it but prefer the Australian pronunciation which pretty much rules it out in the UK.
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I say MAY-gen.Never thought about it before, because it's in the "Formerly overused, so there's a lot of them around" category, but I like it well enough.But every time I hear it, I think about people being clueless about names, which annoys me, so I feel annoyed. That's because back in the 1980s, when Megan was popular, I told my husband that a former co-worker of his and his wife were planning to name their coming baby Megan if it was a girl. He laughed and said, "Poor girl", as though it were the weirdest, most unheard of name ever. Annoyance.

This message was edited by the author 7/25/2020, 1:25 AM

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MEHG-ən. The Mehg- part rhymes with egg in my accent. I can't stand this name. Maybe it's because I grew up surrounded by girls named Megan, Meghan, Meaghan, Meagan, Megane, Meegan, and any other spelling variation imaginable, but there is nothing I like about this name.
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I used to like it very much; then it went viral.Like Meg with an 'n. Meg, rhyming with peg and egg. Nothing else at all. And that also solves the spelling problem: Meaghan, Meagan, Maeghan and Maegan could sound like anything and get away with it. OK, probably not Reginalda!If proof were needed, it's a Welsh diminutive of Meg, nn for Margaret. Which, in and of itself, proves nothing; but then one should consider Bethan: a Welsh diminutive of Beth, nn for Elizabeth. Nobody would turn that into BEEthan or BAYthan, and if they do, they shouldn't, and my Welsh great-grandfather should come back and haunt them.
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I pronounce it Meh-gen. I know a Megan who is nice enough but I still find the name utterly boring. The Meghan spelling is even worse.
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Meh-genI admire Meghan Markle a lot and I like Meg, but Megan isn't something I'd use. It needs a rest.
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Meggin’No I don’t like it. Ugly, frumpy, and generally confusing. No appeal.
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I say it this way too

This message was edited by the author 7/25/2020, 1:19 AM

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Meggan. But sometimes may-gan.
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Yes I like the name, I prounounce it Mee-gen (I'm in Australia)
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I'm also Aussie and also pronounce it MEE-gen
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