Name: Reagan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Reagan

  • Meaning:
    Descendent of Riagán
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  • Meaning:
    Descendent of Riagán
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  • Pronunciation:
    (RAY gun); (REE gan)
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    English speaking countries
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    Anglicized form of the Irish surname Ó Ríagáin ("descendent of Riagán").
    The meaning is uncertain. It is likely to be related to rí and thus means "like a king", or it may come from ríogach and mean "impulsive".

    Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States.

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