Meghan Name Meaning & Origin
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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- 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'.