Meg

Meg - A very unique female name



  Aug 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Meg, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #2061. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Meg and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Meg? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Meg. The baby girl name Meg was given to 9 baby girls in 2011, ranking #4063 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 157,726 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Meg peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 737.



Famous with this name

Meg Ryan
Meg Myles
Meg Ramsay


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Meg is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Meg is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #475 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #475.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Meg is where you live.


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Meg origin and meaning

Meg is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Meg, pop culture references for the name Meg and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Meg

We've found the following names that sound similar to Meg, sorted by popularity.

Monica / Maggie / Monique / Macy / Macie / Maci / Micah / Macey / Monika / Missy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20114063
20103625
20094538
20083250
20073716
20063243
20052293
20042193
20031842
20022176
20011854
20001703
19991832
19982370
19971810
19961974
19951667
19941853
19932653
19922257
19912405
19901719
19893785
19884063
19853196
19812880
19803477
19791862
19782398
19761990
19751888
19741308
19731524
19721272
19711316
19701101
19691145
19681228
19671159
1966995
1965932
1964811
1963825
1962783
1961865
1960770
1959737
1958980
1957879
1956992
19551183
19541563
19531252
19521351
19511310
19501808
19492037
19472061

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah475

Even more about Meg


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Meg a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Meg?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1959
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Meg
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 157,726
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1947
2011 births +9

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