Peggy Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Peggy:
Modeled after Meggie, Peggy was originally a pet form of Margaret (pearl). It is now occasionally bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Peg, Pegs, Pegasus
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Peggy Fleming- famous figure skater
Peggy Lipton- famous actress and singer
Peggy Noonan- famous author
Peggy Lee- famous singer
Peggy Whitson- famous astronaut
Peggy March- famous singer
Peggy McKay- famous actress
- Peggy in song, story & screen
Peggy Sue Bodell, played by Kathleen Turner, is the titular character of the 1986 film "Peggy Sue Got Married"
Peggy Bundy, character on the sitcom "Married... With Children"
Peggy Hill, character on the animated TV series "King of the Hill"
Agent Margaret "Peggy" Carter, a lead character from the film "Captain America: The First Avenger" and in the tv show "Agent Carter"
Peggy Olson, rising copywriter on "Mad Men"
"Peggy Sue," song released as a single by Buddy Holly and the Crickets in 1957
"Peggy Sue Got Married" is a song written and sang by Buddy Holly in 1958 and discovered after his death
"Peggy-O," song by Simon and Garfunkel
"Peg," song by Steely Dan