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Megan Girl Name


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Megan name image The name Megan is of Welsh origin, and is a dimunitive form of Margaret.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Megan has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Megan
Use of the Name Megan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
403,971403,544358,980115,25445,29114,3926,621
The table below indicates the number of times the name Megan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Megan first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1952, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Megan
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1952847118  
1953730156  
1954752153  
1955664199  
1956686196  
1957608260  
1958565301  
1959514359  
1960507365  
1961485402  
1962491390  
1963469430  
1964433511  
1965370610  
1966353657  
1967327711  
1968309813  
19692761,034  
19702461,263  
19711991,494  
19721811,591  
19731412,017  
19741052,815  
1975694,192  
1976624,460  
1977545,318  
1978415,889  
1979318,287  
1980309,126  
1981338,954  
1982349,511  
19832114,105  
19841116,971  
19851020,003  
19861118,584  
19871217,816  
19881218,537  
19891119,798  
19901120,253  
19911119,275  
19921017,847  
19931116,372  
19941016,574  
19951315,512  
19961214,760  
19971114,232  
19981313,248  
19991512,211  
20001811,425  
20012010,286  
2002229,188  
2003307,771  
2004366,621  
Totals:  403,971 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Megan as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Megan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 53 times during the last 125 years.


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Girl Name Megan