Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RAY-gən
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Meaning & History

From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Riagáin, derived from the given name Riagán. This surname was borne by American actor and president Ronald Reagan (1911-2004).

As a given name, it took off in popularity during the 1990s. It has been more common for girls in the United States probably because of its similarity to other names such as Megan, Morgan and Regan.

Related Names

VariantsRaegan, Regan

Popularity

People think this name is

modern   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022