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

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

Famous People Named Peg

Margaret "Peg" Linton Phillips, American actress
Margaret "Peg" Woffington, Irish actress
Millicent Lilian "Peg" Entwistle, Anglo-Welsh actress
Margaret Ann "Peg" Kehret, American children's author
Margaret FrancesPegLynch, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Peg

Margaret 'Peg' O'Connell, main character in play/film "Peg O' My Heart"
Margaret "Peg" Wanker Bundy, character from "Married with Children"
Peg Pete, character on Disney's "Goof Troop"
Peg Dingle, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
Peg, Declan's nickname for Peggy from "Mysterious Ways"
"Peg + Cat," TV series on PBS
"Peg," song by Steely Dan
Peg, nickname for Peggy or Pegasus

Peg's International Variations

Peig (Irish)