REGAN
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: REE-gən   [key]
Meaning & History
Meaning unknown, probably of Celtic origin. Shakespeare took the name from earlier British legends and used it in his tragedy 'King Lear' (1606) for a treacherous daughter of the king. In the modern era it has appeared in the horror movie 'The Exorcist' (1973) belonging to a girl possessed by the devil. This name can also be used as a variant of REAGAN.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Regana
Popularity
United States  ranked #878 for girls 
England/Wales  ranked #343 for boys 
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