Gender: Male Pronunciation: RAY-gan or REE-gan Meaning of Regan: "little king" Origin of Regan: Irish

Regan Origin and Meaning

The name Regan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "little king".

A spelling variant of presidential surname Regan that briefly entered the Top 1000 for boys in the 1960s, but hasn't rejoined the list since. Shakespeare also used the name for a daughter of King Lear, inspired by an ancient king of the Britons in accounts of the medieval scribe Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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ziggywiggy Says:


interesting, I've never heard of a boy bamed Regan, only girls. Is Regan popular for boys near you?

Lilaa Says:


My mum's best friend's name is Regan :o it seems to be very popular here within the last few years

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


What? I've never even heard of a girl named Regan.

TheHumanCanvas Says:


Love this for a girl. But I have to admit, I think Regan is very sweet on a boy.

flora_kate Says:


I adore it on a boy!