Reagan Name Meaning & Origin

Reagan

Pronunciation: RAY-gən (key)

Origin of the name Reagan:

Derived from the Old Norse regn, ragn (judgment, decision). In Norse legend, Regin, a very wise man, was appointed tutor and foster father of Sigurd.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Rae, Raegan

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Comments and insights on the name Reagan: | Edit

Reagan can also be used as a male name.

Personal experiences with the name Reagan: | Edit

My name is reagan and its a cute name i love it but i here alot of little girls being called that
and i am 11 so i don't know who there talking to

Beautiful. I'm not really a Ronald Reagan fan, but I absolutely love this name.

Nicknames for Reagan: | Edit

Rae/ Rea
Reags
Rae Rae / Rea Rea / Ray Ray
Reygie / Reagie
Rin
Rannie
Rennie
Reggae
Ray-Girl
Reages
Reg
Sunrae
Oregano
Reg-o
Reganomics
Regsie
Reggie

Meanings and history of the name Reagan: | Edit

From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ríagáin meaning "descendent of RIAGÁN".
This surname was borne by American president Ronald Reagan (1911-2004).

Famous real-life people named Reagan: | Edit

Ronald Reagan

Reagan in song, story & screen: | Edit

Regan MacNeil is a character the movie, The Exorcist (1973).
Frasier, on the show Frasier, dates a neighbor named Reagan.
Reagan, in Shakespeare's King Lear, one of the evil daughters.
Reagan was the name of the wife on a hit TV show called "Up All Night".

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