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Meaning and Name Origin

Reagan \re(a)-gan\ as a name for girls (also used less commonly as boys' name Reagan). Reagan's name origin is Gaelic. 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". A name suited for both genders. Very widely favored as a given name.


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


Reagan is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3202 out of 4276, Top 75%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#2000 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Reagan for girls. Reagan was first listed in 1993 and reached its highest position of #97 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #106 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Reagan name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Reagan and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Reagan (#106 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Raegan (#321 a year ago) and Regan. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 2004 and is now significantly lower, with the form Regan becoming less in vogue. Raegan (#321) and Reagan (#106) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Raegan, Reagan, Regan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Meagan. Like Reagan, this name is not frequently used.