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Regan (boy)

What does Regan mean?

Regan Pronunciation of Regan 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)


VARIANTS Reagan, Reagen, Regen

(male) Reman, ..

(female) Rean, ..

Regan Allen (R.A.), ..

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, 2018)

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?

The only other prominent alternative form of Regan is Reagan (#1020 IN 2018). Adoption of these forms of Regan was more pronounced a decade ago (USAGE OF 0.02%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.01%, 48%).

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-sounding 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.