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Megan

Sivaguru Ayyadurai
By Sivaguru Ayyadurai Chief Content Creator
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 20 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Sangeetha Sivaguru (Senior Content Specialist)

Gender: Female

Origin: Welsh

Meaning: Pearl, Strong and Capable

Pronunciation: MEG-uhn, /ˈmɛɡən/, M EY G AH N

Popularity Rank: #891

On this page:

  • 1. Megan Meaning
  • 2. Megan Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Megan
  • 4. Translations of Megan
  • 5. Megan Name Popularity
  • 6. Megan popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Megan
  • 8. Nicknames for Megan
  • 9. Megan Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Megan

Megan Meaning

Derived from the Welsh name 'Marged' or 'Margarita', meaning 'pearl'. Megan is a popular name in English-speaking countries and has been used since the 20th century.

Megan also means "Pearl, Strong and Capable, Strong, Great, Diminutive of Margaret, Margaret".

Megan is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, South Africa, and 84 more countries.

Megan Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: MEG-uhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈmɛɡən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M EY G AH N

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

G: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Megan

Megan Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Megan is recorded 70,435 times globally, ranking it as the 891th most common name worldwide.

Megan is most prevalent in United States of America, with 32,953 occurrences, making it the 154th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Megan is found among 1 in every 28 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Megan Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United States of America#1541 : 55
United Kingdom#1161 : 28
South Africa#4021 : 484
Canada#1111 : 97
Ireland#1391 : 42
Netherlands#9071 : 416
Italy#2,1881 : 1,351
France#2,3061 : 1,806
Singapore#7041 : 1,044
Costa Rica#5571 : 325
Mexico#2,4591 : 2,130
Malaysia#3,1571 : 5,014
Hong Kong#1,0411 : 1,499
Belgium#1,5571 : 1,058
Colombia#5,7421 : 6,788
Spain#3,9591 : 3,945
Peru#3,8231 : 6,675
Saudi Arabia#15,9001 : 21,266
China#5551 : 1,112
United Arab Emirates#5,6121 : 8,025
Germany#4,0901 : 3,704
Chile#3,9051 : 6,188
Bolivia#2,6161 : 3,681
Philippines#1,3801 : 2,925
Switzerland#2,2651 : 2,299
Taiwan#8601 : 2,849
Jamaica#8231 : 1,327
Kuwait#6,0081 : 10,228
Nigeria#9,2781 : 19,011
Russia#6,5811 : 6,781
Qatar#5,0231 : 8,331
Panama#2,5741 : 3,914
Namibia#1,1431 : 3,040
Oman#11,2941 : 16,755
Uruguay#2,1381 : 3,092
Egypt#41,9281 : 67,471
Guatemala#3,5921 : 6,476
Bahrain#4,7311 : 8,843
Norway#1,6321 : 2,845
Brazil#14,4101 : 30,063
Israel#10,0301 : 11,997
Macao#1,9841 : 4,337
Denmark#2,1061 : 3,717
Algeria#27,7901 : 57,845
Palestine#10,8241 : 14,434

List of countries the name Megan is rarely found

  • Argentina:20 occurrences
  • Albania: 18 occurrences
  • Cameroon:18 occurrences
  • Mauritius:18 occurrences
  • Sweden: 18 occurrences
  • Austria:17 occurrences
  • Morocco:17 occurrences
  • Portugal:16 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 14 occurrences
  • Iran: 14 occurrences
  • Poland: 14 occurrences
  • Malta:13 occurrences
  • Japan: 12 occurrences
  • Luxembourg:12 occurrences
  • Czechia: 11 occurrences
  • Ghana:9 occurrences
  • Jordan:9 occurrences
  • India: 8 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:8 occurrences
  • Lebanon:8 occurrences
  • Tunisia:8 occurrences
  • Turkey: 8 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 7 occurrences
  • Finland: 6 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 5 occurrences
  • Botswana:5 occurrences
  • Cyprus: 5 occurrences
  • Ecuador:5 occurrences
  • Greece: 5 occurrences
  • Croatia: 5 occurrences
  • Iraq:4 occurrences
  • Syrian Arab Republic:4 occurrences
  • Lithuania:3 occurrences
  • Maldives: 3 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 2 occurrences
  • Georgia:2 occurrences
  • Libya:2 occurrences
  • Sudan:2 occurrences
  • Estonia:1 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 1 occurrences
  • Puerto Rico:1 occurrences
  • Serbia: 1 occurrences

Megan popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Megan from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Megan

Nicknames for Megan

Megatron, Megastar, Megaforce, Meggie Smalls, Megsicle, Meganator, Megaquake, Megster, Megalicious, Megapower

Megan Name Poster

Megan Name Poster

Names similar to Megan

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