Regan Name Meaning & Origin

Regan

Pronunciation: REE-gin, RAY-gin (key)

Origin of the name Regan:

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.

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Nicknames for Regan

Rae, Sunrae, Annie, Ree, Ray Ray, Reygie. oregano Reg-a-mortis, Reg-a-toni, Reeger Teeger
Reg-o, Reganomics, Re (Ray), Regsie, Reggy, Regasaurus, Reg, Regs

How is Annie a nickname for Regan?
answer: pronounced raygANNE

Meanings and history of the name Regan

The name Regan is a baby boy and baby girl name. The name Regan comes from the Celtic origin. In Celtic The meaning of the name Regan is: Regal.

Famous real-life people named Regan

Model and beauty queen named Regan Hartley (pronounced Ree-gan)

Regan in song, story & screen

Regan was the name of one of Lear's (not very nice) daughters in the Shakespeare play "King Lear".

Regan was the name of the demonically possessed little girl in the movie, The Exorcist (1973).

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