Meaning and Origin of: Megan

The name Megan is from Greek origins for "Mighty"

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Mighty; strong, able; pearl; soft and gentle

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : with the stress on the first syllable, this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Meighan, which, according to MacLysaght, is usually a variant of Meehan or occasionally of Megahan.
  • Irish : with the stress on the second syllable, a variant of McGahan.

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