Peggy

Peggy - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Peggy, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #288. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Peggy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Peggy? 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 Peggy. The baby girl name Peggy was given to 6 baby girls in 2011, ranking #4804 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 236,589 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Peggy peaked in popularity 82 years ago in 1937 on position 31.



Famous with this name

Peggy Blow
Peggy McCay
Peggy Mason


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Peggy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Peggy is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,143 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,143.

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 Peggy is where you live.


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Peggy origin and meaning

Peggy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Peggy, pop culture references for the name Peggy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Peggy

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

Paige / Peggie / Pooja / Page / Pessy / Puja / Payge / Peg / Paz / Pakou /

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
20114804
20074629
20065676
20024473
20003457
19992858
19984708
19972004
19962679
19951544
19941818
19931413
19921367
19911263
19901029
1989906
1988834
1987821
1986725
1985683
1984560
1983625
1982540
1981478
1980432
1979413
1978352
1977325
1976300
1975268
1974268
1973219
1972206
1971184
1970174
1969158
1968156
1967151
1966139
1965123
1964106
1963106
196293
196188
196069
195957
195842
195762
195663
195551
195448
195344
195243
195140
195041
194938
194838
194742
194643
194545
194445
194342
194242
194139
194038
193934
193835
193731
193635
193536
193436
193336
193239
193142
193067
192970
192876
192794
1926104
1925117
1924133
1923154
1922170
1921192
1920216
1919229
1918230
1917259
1916258
1915285
1914270
1913294
1912291
1911295
1910288

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2143

Even more about Peggy


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 Peggy 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 Peggy?

2 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
1937
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Peggy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 236,589
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2011 births +6

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