Reagan - boys name

Reagan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Reagan name meaning:

The name Reagan is of Gaelic origin and is derived from the Irish surname Ó Ríagáin, meaning "descendant of Riagán." Riagán itself translates to "impulsive," "brave," or "counselor." In modern times, Reagan is commonly used as a given name for both boys and girls.

The name Reagan carries connotations of strength, bravery, and leadership. It evokes a sense of confidence and determination. Individuals named Reagan are often seen as natural-born leaders, possessing a strong sense of justice and an ability to inspire others. They tend to be courageous, ambitious, and assertive, with a desire to make a difference in the world.

Moreover, Reagan has gained popularity due to its association with the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. He is remembered for his strong leadership skills, charisma, and ability to communicate effectively. Therefore, the name Reagan can also carry a sense of political awareness and admiration for conservative principles. It is a name that signifies strength, ambition, and a desire to create positive change.

Origin: Celtic

Form of Regan. Royal.


Surnames, Unisex names

Related names

Regan , Reagan

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 805 out of 4789

40 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Reagan

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