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Regis name meaning

Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Regis mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Regis

User Submitted Origins

French
48%
English
43%
Greek
5%
Scottish
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Rwanda, the name Regis is of English origin and means "Powerfull people".
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Notable Persons Named Regis

Notable Persons Named Regis

Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin is a tv presenter, talk show host, game show host, actor, singer, author, and singing. He was most active from 1961 to present. Regis was given the name Regis Francis Xavier Philbin on August 25th, 1931 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Régis Debray

Régis Debray is a journalist, writer, academic, and academia. Régis was born on September 2nd, 1940 in Paris.

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Regis Toomey

Regis Toomey was a stage, film, and television actor. He was most active from 1929 to 1987. Regis was given the name John Francis Regis Toomey on August 13th, 1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on October 12th, 1991.

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Régis Labeaume

Régis Labeaume is a 41. He has been prominent since 2007. Régis was born on May 2nd, 1956 in Roberval, Quebec.

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Abd Al Malik

Abd Al Malik is a hip hop music rapper, slam poet, songwriter, author, film director, rapping, and poetry slam. He has had major accomplishments since 1988. Abd was given the name Régis Fayette-Mikano on March 14th, 1975 in Paris.

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Régis Wargnier

Régis Wargnier is a film director and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 1973. Régis was born on April 18th, 1948 in Metz.

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  • Régis Laconi
    Motorcycle Rider
  • Regis Campo
  • Régis Marcon
  • Régis Laspalès
    Comedian
  • Régis Brouard
    Athlete
  • Regis Francois Gignoux
  • Regis B. Kelly
  • Régis Ovion
  • Régis de Oliveira
    Lawyer
  • Régis Jauffret
  • Régis Rey
  • Regis de Estourbeillon

Notable Persons With the Last Name Regis

Notable Persons With the Last Name Regis

Cyrille Regis

Cyrille Regis is a soccer player for the Molesey F.C., Hayes F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Coventry City F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Chester City F.C., England national under-21 football team, England national football B team, and England nati. Cyrille was born on February 9th, 1958 in Maripasoula.

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Saint John Francis Regis

Saint John Francis Regis was a saint. He holds the title Confessor. Saint was born on January 31st, 1597 in Fontcouverte, Aude, France. He passed away on December 30th, 1640.

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Sheryn Regis

Sheryn Regis is a pop music, ballad, pinoy pop, and music of the philippines actress, singer-songwriter, host, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Sheryn was given the name Sheryn Mae Poncardas Regis on November 26th, 1979 in Carcar. Sheryn is also known as Crystal Voice of Asia/Shinning Diva/ The Modern Jukebox Queen/Queen of Teleserye Theme Song/Power Belter.

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Regis

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David Regis

David Regis is a soccer player for the Valenciennes FC, RC Strasbourg Alsace, RC Lens, Karlsruher SC, FC Metz, Troyes AC, and United States men's national soccer team. David was born on December 2nd, 1968 in La Trinité, Martinique.

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Ed Regis

Ed was born in 1944.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Regis U.S.
  White 34.69% 64.26%
  African American 41.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Regis

People with the last name Regis are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Regis

  • How Popular is the name Regis? Regis is the 3,684th most popular name of all time. As a last name Regis was the 10,453rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Regis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,476 babies born with the first name Regis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Regis to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Regis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Regis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Regis is Friday, December 25th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Regis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Regis was in 1917 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Regis Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Regis is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 54 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1931.
  • Weird things about the name Regis: The name spelled backwards is Siger. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Regsi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Regis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,076 people with the last name Regis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Regis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Regis as their last name.
  • Regis name meaning

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