Meaning and Origin of Regan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Regan

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Girl name origins & meanings:

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

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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.