US Popularity:3418
Meaning:Little king, sovereign
Regan is a regal name fit for a king or queen—literally. This gender-neutral name, which comes from the Irish surname Ó Riagáin, means “little king” or “sovereign.” In popular culture, Regan is one of King Lear’s daughters in the Shakespeare play of the same name, as well as the baby in The Exorcist. It is a name that baby will be proud to wear throughout what will undoubtedly be an illustrious life.

Regan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Regan is currently #1886 on The Bump
Boy:Regan is currently #1047 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Regan is currently #1333 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Regan is currently #3418 in U.S. births
Boy:Regan is currently #3765 in U.S. births
Girl:Regan is currently #2364 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 636
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Regan

  • Behind the Name, Regan, April 2021

  • Behind the Name, Riagán, June 2023

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