Meg

August 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Margaret“, meaning “pearl”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Madge, Mae, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maighread, Maisie, Maisy, Mame, Mamie, Marga, Margaid, Margaux, Marge, Marged, Margery, Margie, Margit, Margy, Margo, Margot, Marji, Marjorie, Marjory, May, Mayme, Maymie, Meg, Megan, Megeen, Megen, Meggie, Meggy, Meta, Metta, Midge, Mim, Mimi, Mimsie, Mimsy, Mysie, Peg, Pegeen, Peggie, Peggy, Peigi, Reeta, Rita, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Mistress Meg Titmouse, a friend of Keren Lemon’s, in “The Farrier Lass o’ Piping Pebworth” (written in 1887, set circa 1600), from A Brother to Dragons, and Other Old Time Tales (1888), by Amélie Rives.

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