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Reegen

  • Origin: Irish
  • Gender: neutral
Martha Martins
Feb 29, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Sep 29, 2022
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The name Reegen is Irish, and it is commonly used as a gender-neutral name. The meaning of Reegen is 'descended from kings', 'nobility', 'king', 'queen', 'advice counsel', or 'little king'. Reegen has many variations like Regen, Regan, Reegan, and Regal. The origin of the name Reegen has been linked to the Irish name 'O'Riagan'. This has also been translated to mean 'little king'. The O'Regans of meath were the lords of south Breagh and the north of Dublin. They were, at the time, a powerful family. They also played major roles in the wars against the Danes. They also recorded a noble victory in 1029, when the King of Breagh conquered the foreigners and made another notable character his prisoner: Amhlaoibh, the son of Sitric, the King of Dublin. He only released his prisoner after he received a huge ransom, which included the celebrated Sword of Carlus, making Reegen more popular. The name Reegen has also been used in naming places, like Regan, a city in Burleigh county, located in North Dakota in the United States. The name Reegen was initially used as a surname, but it later became popular as a first name, with many families in many countries adopting this name, like Canada, The United States, The United Kingdom, and Ireland.

Gender

Reegen is most often associated with the gender: neutral.
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Spelling Of Reegen

R-E-E-G-E-N, 6-letter neutral given name.

Nicknames

  • Regan
  • Reggie

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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