Reagan

Reagan - A very unique male name



  Nov 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Reagan, meaning little king, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1398. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Reagan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Reagan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Reagan. The baby boy name Reagan was given to 165 baby boys in 2012, ranking #935 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,946 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Reagan peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2004 on position 605.



Famous with this name

Ronald Reagan
Nancy Reagan
Ray Reagan


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Reagan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Reagan is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #561 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,315.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Reagan is where you live.


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Reagan origin and meaning

Reagan is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little king. To see famous people named Reagan, pop culture references for the name Reagan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Reagan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Reagan, sorted by popularity.

Rashawn / Rayshawn / Raekwon / Rashaun / Rakeem / Regan / Rasheen / Raquan / Rashon / Rahsaan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012935
2011897
20101051
20091014
2008961
2007859
2006784
2005710
2004605
2003857
2002810
2001747
2000928
1999836
19981026
1997895
1996952
19951175
19941312
19931326
19921487
19911746
19901489
19891739
19881450
19871678
19861936
19851571
19841577
19831358
19821495
19811300
19801311
19791276
19781102
19771127
19761611
19751192
19741156
19731276
19721332
19711225
19701400
19691166
19681354
19671125
19661147
19651197
19641165
19631020
19621273
19611571
19601400
19581548
19571402
19561537
19551516
19541423
19531715
19521239
19511222
19501181
19491330
19481223
19471439
19461273
19451232
19431263
19421312
19411410
19401319
19391384
19381608
19311416
19271670
19241969
19221957
19211423
19171765
19161398

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah561
Arizona596
Minnesota613
Colorado635
Tennessee688
Florida719
Texas732
North Carolina775
Washington792
Louisiana826
California833
Georgia847
Pennsylvania994
Ohio1148
Illinois1315

Even more about Reagan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Reagan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Reagan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Reagan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,946
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
2012 births +165

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