US Popularity:9270
Other Origin(s):British
Peggy is a feminine name of Greek and English origins. Traditionally used as a nickname for Margaret, it has since become a fun, adorable name in its own right. It translates to “pearl,” which is sure to remind baby that they’re a dazzling, valuable addition to your family. So many stars have held this vintage name, from jazz singer Pegg Lee to figure skater Peggy Fleming. No matter what path baby takes in their life, this name will give them plenty of old-school inspiration.

Peggy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Peggy is currently #1780 on The Bump
Girl:Peggy is currently #791 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Peggy is currently #9270 in U.S. births
Girl:Peggy is currently #4235 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 3420
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg, 249

  • Behind the Name, Peggy, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Margaret, May 2020

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