Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Pearl
Main Origin Language: Welsh
(Or View Megan Boy)

In 2017 the name Megan...

• was given to 624 baby girls
• was the 499th most popular name for baby girls
• was 84% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Utah, California, and Indiana
• was about as popular as Liana and Justice
Babies Named Megan Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Megan...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1985
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 603% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 91% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Meaghan, Meghan, Meagan, Jonathon, Kyle, Jarred
• has the most opposite popularity history to Carmella, Una, Lana, Gus, Darwin, Abe
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Megan Per State
View Geographic History for Megan

Geographically the name Megan...

• 3% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Savanna, Lindsey, Carmen, Phillip, Jalen, Malik
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Abigail, Olivia, Aurora, Hunter, Liam, Logan
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Megan by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Megan are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Megan will be the only kid named Megan in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Megan compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Megan rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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