Regan

Regan - A very unique female name



  Nov 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Regan, meaning little king, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1949 on position #2075. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Regan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Regan? 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 Regan. The baby girl name Regan was given to 269 baby girls in 2012, ranking #835 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,254 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Regan peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 383.



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Regan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Regan is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #348 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,090.

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 Regan is where you live.


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Regan origin and meaning

Regan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little king. To see famous people named Regan, pop culture references for the name Regan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Regan

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

Regina / Roxanne / Reagan / Roseann / Rosanne / Raegan / Rosanna / Roxanna / Roxana / Roxann /

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
2012835
2011942
2010710
2009737
2008685
2007545
2006559
2005465
2004415
2003447
2002394
2001383
2000463
1999440
1998429
1997439
1996483
1995556
1994611
1993728
19921024
1991959
19901185
19891351
19881521
19871555
19861731
19851456
19841235
19831742
19821645
19811138
1980676
1979771
1978811
1977858
1976818
1975722
1974779
19731241
19721504
19712956
19702041
19661885
19652008
19641729
19631804
19612543
19592007
19572358
19562341
19551841
19492075

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio348
Pennsylvania418
Minnesota420
Mississippi477
Connecticut518
Massachusetts549
Iowa602
Michigan626
Missouri704
Indiana705
Virginia720
Kentucky729
Louisiana742
Maryland744
Oklahoma798
Illinois808
Colorado851
Florida881
North Carolina940
Tennessee1023
New York1055
California1089
New Jersey1128
Texas2090

Even more about Regan


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 Regan 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Regan?

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
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Regan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,254
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1949
2012 births +269

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