Regan Name Meaning & Origin
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).