What does Regina mean?
Regina [regi-na] as a girls' name is pronounced re-JEEN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Regina is "queen". Appeared at the end of the Victorian era, possibly because Her Majesty was often known as Victoria Regina. May also be used as reference to the Virgin Mary, Regina Coelis, "Queen of the Heavens". Nightclub founder Régine; track celebrity Regina Jacobs.
Affiliated girl name: Ina.Creative forms:
(female) Ragina, Regira, ..
(male) Regimi, Regira, .. Middle name pairings:
Regina Brooklynn (R.B.), ..
How popular is Regina?
Regina is a very prominent first name for women (#168 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#16960 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Regina for girls. Regina reached its peak rank of #84 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is presently at #520. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the history of the girl name Regina and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Regina (#520 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000 are Reyna (#710 in 2015), Raina (#924), Reina (#952), Regan (#1019), Gina (#1967), Raine, Rina, Reine, Regena, Regine, Reginia and Ina. These relations of Regina were popular as birth names in the 1960s (usage of 0.5%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1%, ▼82.7%), with versions like Gina becoming somewhat dated. Reyna, Reina and Raina are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Aegina, Betina, Celina▼, Delina, Devina, Egina, Eugina, Felina, Geina, Gemina, Hugina, Jelina, Jenina, Kenina, Kevina, Leina, Levina, Lexina, Medina, Melina▲, Negida, Neina, Nerina, Penina, Raegan▲, Raelina, Ragan, Rasine, Ravina, Reagan▲, Reanna▼, Reena, Reghan, Reida, Reita, Remona, Rena▼, Renisa, Renita, Reubina (see Rubena), Rexana, Rexanna, Rexina, Rexine, Rhegan, Richina, Robina, Rodina, Romina▲, Rosana, Rosena, Rosina▼, Rosine, Rowina, Roxana, Roxine, Rozina, Rubina, Rufina, Ruzena, Rylina, Sebina, Selina▼, Serina, Teina, Terina, Veina, Verina, Vevina, Yemina, Yerina, Zelina and Zenina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Regina.See names in meaning and etymology.