Meg Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Peggy:
Modeled after Meggie, Peggy was originally a pet form of Margaret (pearl). It is now occasionally bestowed as an independent given name.
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Gem contains the same letters as Meg
so does emg
- Personal experiences with the name Meg
It is common for people to assume that your full name is Megan or Margaret even if you introduce yourself as a Meg.
I am Meg, short for Margaret. Although I love my name, people often assume I am called Megan, or if they find out my name is Margaret before I tell them I'm Meg, they call me Maggie.
Adding to that, my full name is Meg, and that is what it says on my birth certificate. I was named after the main character in "A Wrinkle in Time". It drives me insane when people constantly call me Megan, and I've actually had people deny that Meg was actually my name. WHO KNOWS ME BETTER ME OR YOU. Also, Meg is really hard to nickname, so people end up calling me complete other names, like, Les, Leslie, Meglet etc. Although, it's the best name in the world (being bias) I love it.
- Nicknames for Meg
Meggie, Mags, Maggie, Megeret, Megabyte, Megatron, Meglet
- Meanings and history of the name Meg
- Famous real-life people named Meg
Meg Ryan, actress
Meg Meeker, MD, author
Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries books
Meg Tilly, actress and author
- Meg in song, story & screen
Meg Griffin, character in the animated TV series "Family Guy"
Meg March, character in the book "Little Women"
Meg Murry, main character in the book "A Wrinkle in Time"
Meg Masters, the demon from CW's "Supernatural", played by Nicki Aycox and Rachel Miner
Meg, main character in Jean Little's "Spring Begins in March"