Meaning and name origin
Reagan \re(a)-gan\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Reagan), is of Gaelic origin. Reagan is a variant of Regan (Gaelic): first used as a girl's name in the English-speaking world by Shakespeare as the name for one of the two disloyal princesses in his 1606 tragedy "King Lear". Also suitable as a boys' name. In favor as a birth name for girls.
Reagan is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3202 out of 4276, Top 75%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2000 out of 88799, Top 2%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Reagan for girls. Reagan reached its highest rank of #97 in the U.S. in 2012 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Reagan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Reagan (#106), Raegan (#321) and Regan. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Meagan. Like Reagan, this name is not commonly used.