Megan (also spelled Meghan, Meagen, Meagan, Meaghan etc.) is a Welsh female name, originally a pet form of Meg or Meggie, which is itself a short form of Margaret. Megan is one of the most popular Welsh names in England and Wales. Nowadays it is generally used as an independent name rather than as a nickname.

Notable Megans include:

  • Meagan Good (born 1981), American actress
  • Meaghan Jette Martin (born 1992), American actress
  • Megan Follows (born 1968), Canadian actress
  • Megan Fox (born 1986), American actress
  • Megan Hauserman (born 1981), American model and reality TV star
  • Megan Jendrick (born 1984), American swimmer
  • Megan Kanka, (1986-1994) American crime victim
  • Megyn Kelly (born 1970), American news anchor and journalist
  • Megan McDonald (born 1959), American writer
  • Megan Mullally (born 1958), American actress
  • Megan Rapinoe (born 1985), American association football player
  • Megan Young (born 1990), Filipina-American actress
  • Meghann Shaughnessy (born 1979), American tennis player
  • Megyn Price (born 1971), American actress

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