Origin:Irish
Popularity:2713
Meaning:king, sovereign, royal; little king
Regan is a regal name fit for a king or queen—literally. This gender-neutral name, which comes from the Irish surname Ua Riagáin, means “king” or “sovereign.” Perhaps coincidentally, Regan also developed as a given name from the Latin Regina and Rex, meaning queen and king, respectively. 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.

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