Regina name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Regina

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 21 people from all over the world, the name Regina is of Latin origin and means "Queen".
  2. A submission from Nevada, U.S. says the name Regina means "The queens highway".
  3. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Regina means "Evil regal".
  4. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Regina is of Dutch origin and means "Expensive and married".
  5. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Regina is of Spanish origin and means "Intelligent".
  6. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Regina is of Italian origin and means "Queenly".
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  1. The provincial capital of Saskatchewan

From Latin regina (“queen”). The given name originally referred to the Virgin Mary as the Queen of Heaven. The Canadian city was named for Queen Victoria, as suggested by Princess Louise.

  1. (formal, usually italicized) The reigning queen.
  2. The capital city of Saskatchewan, Canada, with a metropolitan population of about 200,000.
  3. A neighborhood in the community of Nokomis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
  4. An unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States.
  5. A census-designated place in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States.
  6. An unincorporated community in Lancaster County and Northumberland County, Virginia, United States.
  7. An unincorporated community in the town of Almon, Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States.
  8. A female given name from Latin.

Regina was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Czech, Danish, Estonian, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Regina

Notable Persons Named Regina

Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Jenna was given the name Regina Marie Fischer on March 7th, 1974 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.

Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor is an anti-folk, indie folk, baroque pop, jazz, and indie pop musician. She plays Steinway & Sons and Epiphone. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Regina was given the name Regina Ilyinichna Spektor on February 18th, 1980 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

Regina Hall

Regina Hall is an actor, comedian, actress, and comedienne. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Regina was born on December 12th, 1970 in Washington, D.C.

Regina King

Regina King is an actress and television director. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Regina was given the name Regina Rene King on January 15th, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Regina Cassandra

Regina Cassandra is an actor and model. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Regina was born Regina Cassandra in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Regina Weber

Regina was born on April 12th, 1963 in Winsen (Luhe).

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  • Regina Belle
  • Regina Peruggi
  • Regina Benjamin
    18th Surgeon General of the United States
  • Regina Taylor
  • Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee
    Non-official Member of the Executive Council
  • Regina E. Dugan
  • Rica Peralejo
  • Regina Halmich
  • Regina Brett
  • Régine Zylberberg
    Night-club Impresaria
  • Regina José Galindo
    Performance Art
  • Regina Resnik

Notable Persons With the Last Name Regina

Notable Persons With the Last Name Regina

Elis Regina

Elis Regina was a música popular brasileira, samba, pop music, rock music, jazz, and bossa nova musician. She was most active from 1961 to 1982. Elis was given the name Elis Regina Carvalho Costa on March 17th, 1945 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Elis is also known as Pimentinha and Furacão. She passed away on January 19th, 1982.

Princess Regina

She holds the title Crown Princess of Austria, Hungary, and Bohemia. Princess was born as the child of Georg and Prince of Saxe-Meiningen on January 6th, 1925 in Würzburg. Princess is also known as Regina von Habsburg and Princess Regina Helene Elizabeth Margarete of Saxe-Meiningen. She breathed her last breath on February 3rd, 2010.

Paul Regina

Paul Regina was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1976 to 1976. Paul was born on October 25th, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York,. He died on January 31st, 2006.


Regina is a rock music singing. Regina was born on July 4th, 1965 in Murska Sobota. Regina is also known as Jalšovec and Irena.

Saint Regina

Saint Regina is a saint. Saint was born in Autun, France.

Esther Regina

Esther Regina is an actress and actor. Esther was given the name Esther Regina Diaz Soto in Madrid.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Regina U.S.
  White 74.18% 64.26%
  African American 2.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Regina

People with the last name Regina are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Regina

  • What name lists does Regina rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Regina? Regina is the 414th most popular name of all time. As a last name Regina was the 17,202nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Regina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 179,808 babies born with the first name Regina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Regina to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Regina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 36 new born babies.
  • When was Regina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Regina is Saturday, August 19th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Regina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Regina was in 1964 with a total of 5,002 babies. That's a lot of babies named Regina!
  • Random Regina Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Regina ranks 66th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 130 babies in Tennessee have the same name in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Regina: The name spelled backwards is Aniger. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Arineg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Regina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,646 people with the last name Regina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Regina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Regina as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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