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Regin

What does Regin mean?

Regin Pronunciation of Regin [re-gin] as a boys' name is of Old Norse and Latin derivation, and the name Regin means "ruler's advisor". Regin is a version of Reginn (Old Norse). Regin is also a derivative of Reginald (Latin) and its source form.

Associated with: norse, ruler (king), advisor (counsel).

Variations

6 alternative forms via Reginn, Reginald: Reg, Reggie, Reggy, Reginalt, Regino and Rene.

Creative forms:
(male) Ridgin, Rogin, ..

(female) Reginni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Regin Gus (R.G.), ..

How popular is Regin?

Regin is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#110523 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Regin (not ranked) are Reggie, Reginald (#875 in recent rankings) and Rene (#813). Adoption of these forms of Regin was more pronounced during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.18%) and has become much less since (usage 0.03%, down 84%), with forms like Reginald becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reggie, Reginald, Rene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Regin is alike in pronunciation to Rajan, Reagen and Regen. Other suggested similar names are Beagin, Beegin, Bergin, Bevin, Devin, Elgin, Fagin, Hein, Herin, Jevin, Kevin, Levin, Nevin, Rain, Reagan, Regan, Regis, Rei, Reid, Reis, Remi, Remie, Ren, Reubin, Robin, Rogan, Rubin, Tevin and Yemin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Regin.

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