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Peg

Gender: Female Meaning of Peg: "pearl" Origin of Peg: Diminutive of Margaret, Greek

Peg Origin and Meaning

The name Peg is a girl's name of English, Greek origin meaning "pearl".

Peg is a nostalgic turn-of-the-last-century nickname, sociable but slight. Like near-identical twin Peggy, Peg is in mothballs.

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Peig (Irish)

Comments

Catastroffy Says:

2015-08-31T11:43:50

I don't think Peggy is "in mothballs" -- it is just the sort of vintage nickname that is being revived -- but Peg is less heard-of, more of an antique.

Zelliew Says:

2015-07-02T05:04:25

I prefer Meg

chellemma1 Says:

2014-08-17T20:13:12

I agree with that but I do think that Meg or Peggy could work on their own.

ldougie Says:

2014-08-17T19:10:32

I dont think this name works standing alone