Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. REH-yehs
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Meaning & History

Means "kings" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de los Reyes, meaning "The Virgin of the Kings". According to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared to King Ferdinand III of Castile and told him his armies would defeat those of the Moors in Seville.

Related Names

VariantReina
DiminutiveRégulo
Other Languages & CulturesRegulus(Ancient Roman) Regulus(Astronomy) Raina, Rayna, Raya(Bulgarian) Regina(Czech) Regina, Gina, Ina(Danish) Regina, Rex, Geena, Gena, Gina, Ina, Jeana, Jeanna, Regena(English) Regina(Estonian) Régine(French) Regina, Regine, Ina(German) Regina(Hungarian) Regina, Gina(Italian) Regina(Late Roman) Regīna(Latvian) Regina(Lithuanian) Regina, Regine, Gina, Ina(Norwegian) Regina(Polish) Regina, Régulo(Portuguese) Regina(Slovak) Regina, Gina, Ina(Swedish)

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Name Days

Spain: August 15

Images

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Entry updated November 20, 2020