Meghan Name Meaning & Origin

Meghan

Pronunciation: MEH-gən, MEE-gan (key)

Origin of the name Megan:

Borrowed from the Welsh, Megan is a pet form of Marged, the Welsh cognate of Margaret (a pearl).

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Meagan, Meaghan, Megan

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Nicknames for Meghan

Meg, Maggie, Meggie, Meggers, Megs

Mego, as in Le'go my Eggo Mego.

For those of us who pronounce it MAY-gan, we can be May/Mae/Mei for short.

Meanings and history of the name Meghan

Besides being a cognate of Margaret and meaning 'pearl', Meghan is also a name in its own right, meaning 'brave, bold'.

It is actually the pseudo Gaelic spelling of Megan which is often confused.

Famous real-life people named Meghan

Meghan Markle, former actress, now Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry
Meghan McCain, columnist, author, and television personality; daughter of Senator John McCain.
Meghan Hayes, actress, "Table for 12", twin
Meghan Channing Camarena, reality star and actress
Meghan Ory, actress
Meghan Trainor, singer
Meghan Agosta-Marciano, 3 time gold medal winning hockey player
Meghan Kalkstein, journalist
Meghan Klingenberg, U.S. Women's National Team
Meghan Rienks, American YouTuber
Meghan Camaena, American YouTuber
Meghan McCarthy, American Vine star

Meghan in song, story & screen

'Meghann' is the main character of the novel 'The Thornbirds'.

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