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Regan name meaning

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22k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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What does the name Regan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Regan

User Submitted Origins

Irish
45%
English
28%
Celtic
21%
Tamil
3%
African
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Tanzania, United Republic of agree the name Regan means "Gift of god" and is of Irish origin.
  2. A user from Ghana says the name Regan means "As said by some people that it means 'the gift of God' It's can also be used to depict 'the ways of gods'".
  3. 2 people from Virginia, U.S. agree the name Regan is of Irish / Celtic origin and means "Little King".
  4. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Regan means "Child of the chief" and is of Celtic origin.
  5. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Regan means "Regal".
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Wiktionary
  1. A surname​ from Irish Ó Riagáin, variant of Reagan.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name transferred from the surname or from the name of the evil daughter of King Lear. Shakespeare may have got the name from the ultimately same Irish source.
  4. A city in North Dakota.

Notable Persons Named Regan

Notable Persons Named Regan

Regan MacNeil

Regan MacNeil is a fictional character.

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Busdriver

Busdriver is an alternative hip hop and underground hip hop rapping and hip hop production. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Busdriver was given the name Regan Farquhar on February 12th, 1978.

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Ta-ku

Ta-ku is an electronica, experimental music, and hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Ta-ku was given the name Regan Matthews .

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Regan Poole

Regan Poole is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Newport County A.F.C., and Wales national under-17 football team. Regan was born on June 18th, 1998 in Cardiff, Wales.

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Regan Smith

Regan Smith is a nascar driver.

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Regan Burns

Regan Burns is an actor and comedian. His ongoing career started in 1999. Regan was born on June 14th, 1968 in Fort Benning, Georgia, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Regan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Regan

Bridget Regan

Bridget Regan is an actress. She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Bridget was given the name Bridget Catherine Regan on February 3rd, 1982 in San Diego County, California.

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Rory Regan

Rory Regan is a comics character.

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Trish Regan

Trish Regan is a television host, journalist, and author. Trish was given the name Tricia Ann Regan in 1972 in Hampton, New Hampshire.

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Brian Regan

Brian Regan is an observational comedy comedian. Brian was given the name Brian Joseph Regan on October 2nd, 1957 in Miami, Florida U.S.

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Vincent Regan

Vincent Regan is an actor. He has been prominent since 1992. Vincent was born on May 16th, 1965 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, U.K.

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Don Regan

Don Regan was an office holder. Don was born on December 21st, 1918 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He passed away on June 10th, 2003.

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  • Tom Regan
    Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at North Carolina State University
  • Fionn Regan
    Musician
  • Geoff Regan
    Minister of Fisheries
  • Kay Medford
    Actress
  • Dan Regan
    Musician
  • Taylor Regan
    Soccer Player
  • Bob Regan
    Musician
  • Sasha Regan
  • Tim Regan
    Soccer Player
  • Emma Eliza Regan
    Actress
  • James Regan
  • Kevin Regan
    Hockey Player
  • Lynne Regan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Regan U.S.
  White 92.93% 64.26%
  African American 1.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Regan

People with the last name Regan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Regan

  • What name lists does Regan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Regan? Regan is the 1,758th most popular name of all time. As a last name Regan was the 1,642nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Regan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,308 babies born with the first name Regan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Regan to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Regan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Regan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Regan is Saturday, August 27th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Regan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Regan was in 2001 with a total of 747 babies.
  • Random Regan Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Regan ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Regan: The name spelled backwards is Nager. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ngaer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Regan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 21,951 people with the last name Regan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Regan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Regan as their last name.
  • Regan name meaning

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