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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Irish: Little King; Kingly; Descended from Kings 

What Does Raegan Mean and Stand For? 

The name Raegan is a modern spelling of the Irish name Reagan, meaning "kingly." The Irish Reagan was originally a last name and the Anglicized form of Ó Ríagáin, meaning "descendant of Riagán." 


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How Popular Is The Name Raegan

What Does the Name Raegan Mean? 

Raegan is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin, meaning "kingly" or "descended from kings." It is a modern variation of the names Regan and Reagan, which were common Irish family names before becoming popular first names. 

Raegan is a particularly popular name for baby girls. 

How Popular is the Name Raegan? 

Raegan is the #280 most popular girls' name in the U.S., according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has been slowly gaining popularity since the year 2000 when it ranked #618. It's counterpart Reagan, however, ranks #126. 

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Raegan was at its peak popularity in September 2020. 

Popularity of the Name Raegan in the United States

Raegan was searched for most often in the following states: 

  • District of Columbia
  • Louisiana
  • Kentucky 
  • New Hampshire
  • Mississippi

Variations and Nicknames for Raegan

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