girl name Meghan
 

Baby Girl Names - Meghan


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The name Meghan is of Welsh origin, and is a variation of Megan.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Meghan 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 Meghan
Use of the Name Meghan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
87,220 87,220 77,268 23,488 9,616 3,227 1,537
The table below indicates the number of times the name Meghan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Meghan first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1966, 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 Meghan
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1966990107  
1967938119  
1968856144  
1969656233  
1970514382  
1971529347  
1972436441  
1973399503  
1974354609  
1975292818  
1976270865  
19772161,140  
19781641,676  
19791212,568  
19801142,686  
19811162,613  
19821102,731  
1983753,883  
1984654,500  
1985634,661  
1986713,864  
1987783,770  
1988813,604  
1989803,858  
1990913,690  
1991943,700  
1992913,594  
1993933,399  
19941003,227  
19951122,961  
19961132,772  
19971132,869  
19981212,694  
19991272,576  
20001342,512  
20011592,021  
20021741,856  
20031921,690  
20042171,537  
Totals:  87,220 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Meghan 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 Meghan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 39 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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