Regan - boys name

Regan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Regan name meaning:

The name Regan is derived from the Gaelic name Riagan, meaning "little ruler" or "queen." It is predominantly a feminine name and is often given to girls as a first name. The name Regan carries a sense of strength, leadership, and authority. It suggests a person who is confident, independent, and capable of taking charge.

Regan is associated with qualities such as charisma, intelligence, and determination. People with this name often possess a strong-willed nature and a desire to succeed. They have a natural ability to lead and inspire others, making them effective in positions of authority or influence.

Overall, the name Regan embodies qualities of power, confidence, and leadership, making it an excellent choice for parents who want their daughter to grow up to be a strong and influential individual.

Origin: Celtic



Unisex names

Related names

Regan , Reagan

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 719 out of 4789

48 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Regan

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