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Regan (boy)

What does Regan mean?

Regan Pronunciation of Regan [re-gan] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Regan) is pronounced REE-gan, RAY-gun. It is of Gaelic origin. Mostly 20th-century use.

Associated with: gaelic, 20th century (modern).


Regan has 3 variants: Reagan, Reagen and Regen.

Creative forms:
(male) Reman, Rhygan, ..

(female) Reganna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Regan Sylas (R.S.), ..

How popular is Regan?

Regan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1525 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Regan entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #979 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent alternative form of Regan is Reagan (#991 in 2015). Adoption of these forms of Regan was more pronounced a decade ago (usage of 0.02%) and has become much less since (usage 0.01%, 50%).

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

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

Similar Names

Regan is alike in pronunciation to Rogan. Other suggested similar names are Aedan, Beagan, Beegan, Bevan, Dagan, Dean, Deegan, Devan, Dugan, Eagan, Egan, Fagan, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Gehan, Hagan, Heman, Hogan, Iefan, Ieuan, Jean, Jehan, Jeran, Jevan, Kagan, Keagan, Kean, Keegan, Kegan, Kelan, Kenan, Kevan, Logan, Nevan, Pagan, Rajan, Read, Redman, Reg, Reggy, Regin, Reginn, Regino, Regis, Ren, Renat, Reuban, Rian, Roan, Roban, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Ryan, Rylan, Sagan, Sean, Teagan, Tegan, Teigan, Teman, Teran and Tevan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Regan.