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What does Ragan mean?

Ragan Pronunciation of Ragan [ra-gan] as a name for girls is of Gaelic origin. Ragan is an alternate spelling of Regan (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic.


Ragan has 4 variants: Raegan, Reagan, Reghan and Rhegan.

Creative forms:
(female) Rangan, Ruegan, ..

(male) Ragel, Rakin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ragan Oaklee (R.O.), ..

How popular is Ragan?

Ragan is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3162 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ragan was first listed in 1998 and reached its top position of #1951 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ragan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ragan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Reagan (#99 last year), Raegan (#271) and Regan (#1019) are the prominent related forms of Ragan rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Ragan is at its apex today (usage of 0.3%). Reagan is the longstanding favorite, although Raegan seems to be gaining favor too, while Regan has become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ragan, Raegan, Reagan, Regan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ragan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eadan, Eavan, Hanan, Jazan, Kalan, Karan, Logan, Maegan, Maygan, Meagan, Megan, Pagan, Rabab, Raeann, Rafa, Rafah, Rain, Raja, Rajani, Rama, Ramah, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Raven, Ravyn, Raya, Rayana, Rayann, Rhyan, Rian, Rowan, Ryan, Saran and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ragan.

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