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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. REE-gən
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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.

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VariantsRaegan, Reagan, Regana

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