Meaning and Origin of: Regan

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Irish, Scottish : King's heir
  • Latin : Queenly

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Kingly
  • Gaelic : Little king

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced form of O’Regan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ríagáin ‘descendant of Riagán’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps akin to ríodhgach‘impulsive’, ‘furious’. See also Ryan.