Regina Origin and Meaning

The name Regina is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "queen".
A classic name with regal elegance--Queen Victoria, like other queens, had Regina appended to her name. She was a Top 100 name in the 1960s.

St. Regina was a third century virgin martyr and her name was originally bestowed on girls in the Middle Ages, but it is used by modern Roman Catholics more because Regina Coeli (Queen of Heaven) is one of the Virgin Mary's titles. Often found in literature, Regina Engstrand plays a role in Ibsen's Ghosts, Regina Giddens is the central character in Lillian Hellman's play The Little Foxes and Regina Durham appears in Gore Vidal's novel The Judgement of Paris; more recently she was a mean girl in the movie Mean Girls. Regina is the birth name of actress Jenna Fisher.
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Famous People Named Regina

  • Saint ReginaFrench virgin,martyr
  • Regina Helene Elizabeth Margarete of SaxeMeiningen, Crown Princess consort of Otto von Habsburg
  • Reginaconcubine of Charlemagne and mother of two of his children
  • Regina Marie "Jenna" FischerAmerican actress
  • Regina (born Irena JalÅ¡ovec)Slovenian singer
  • Regina BelleAmerican singer/actress
  • Regina ResnikAmerican opera singer
  • Regina Encarnacion Ansong VelasquezFilipina singer and actress
  • Regina CarterAmerican jazz violinist
  • Regina Marcia Benjamin18th U.S. Surgeon General
  • Regina Ilyinichna SpektorRussian,American singer,songwriter
  • Regina Aparecida "Queen" SaraivaBrazilian pop singer
  • Regina Aleksandrovna KulikovaRussian tennis player
  • Regina KingAmerican actress
  • Regina HallAmerican actress
  • Regina IpHong Kong politician
  • Regina TaylorAmerican actress
  • Regina M. AndersonAmerican playwright
  • Regina BrettAmerican journalist and author
  • (Verla) Eileen (Regina) BrennanAmerican actress
  • Regina Sarfaty RicklessAmerican operatic mezzo,soprano
  • Regina Leigh and Regina Nickssingers in American country duo Regina and Regina
  • Regina Protmannbeatified German nun
  • Regina RichardsAmerican pop singer
  • Regina CassandraIndian actress
  • Regina ProtmannPolish blessed nun
  • Regina Szafraniecillegitimate daughter of the Polish king Zygmunt I the Old
  • Regina (ElżbietaAgnieszka) Danysz,Fleszarowa, Polish social activist, politician, senator and co,founder of Democratic Party
  • Regina Maria PisarekPolish singer
  • Regina Audoglio (b. 2013)daughter of singer Soledad Pastorutti and Jeremías Audoglio
  • Regina SultanovaKazakhstani rhythmic gymnast
  • Regina Deutinger (b. 1982) German ModelPlayboy Magazine's Playmate of the Month for April 2008

Regina in Pop Culture

  • Regina Hubbard Giddensmain character in Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes (1939)
  • Regina Durhamcharacter in Gore Vidal's "The Judgement of Paris"
  • Regina Engstrandcharacter in Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts"
  • Regina Georgecharacter in the movie "Mean Girls"
  • Regina Millscharacter on TV's "Once Upon a Time"
  • Regina Berrycharacter in video game 'Ace Attorney'
  • Regina 'Reggie' Kostascharacter on TV's "Becker"
  • Regina Phalangepseudonym used by Phoebe on TV's "Friends"
  • Regina Vasquezcharacter on TV's "Switched at Birth"
  • Regina/Toypurniamother of Zorro in Isabel Allende's novel Zorro (2005)
  • Regina "Reggie" Rocketcharacter in animated series "Rocket Power"
  • Regina Curtischaracter in video game "Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk"
  • Regina Richcharacter in the Richie Rich series
  • Reginamain character in short film "One,Minute Time Machine"
  • Regina "Regine" Huntercharacter on TV's "Living Single"
  • Reginamain character of the video game series Dino Crisis
  • "Regina" opera by Albert Lortzing and its main character
  • Regina "Reggie" Lampertcharacter in 1963 comedy,mystery film "Charade"
  • Reginamain character in "I Am Regina"
  • ReginaSaskatchewan, Canada (pronounced Re,JYE,na)
  • ReginaLatin title for a regnant queen