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Girl Name: Regina

Name: Regina
Pronunciation: \r(e)-gi-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: queen
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Reghan, Reagan, Ragan, Raegan, Richina
Variant forms: Gina, Raina, Raine, Regan, Regeena, Regena, Reggi, Reggie, Regine, Reginette, Reginia, Reginna, Reina, Reine, Reinetta, Reinette, Rejine, Reyna, Rina, Riona, Rionagh
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 168
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14498

Description

Regina \r(e)-gi-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced re-JEEN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Regina is "queen". Appeared at the end of the Victorian era, possibly because Her Majesty was often known as Victoria Regina. May also be used as reference to the Virgin Mary, Regina Coelis, "Queen of the Heavens". Nightclub founder R?ne; track celebrity Regina Jacobs.

Regina has 21 variant forms: Gina, Raina, Raine, Regan, Regeena, Regena, Reggi, Reggie, Regine, Reginette, Reginia, Reginna, Reina, Reine, Reinetta, Reinette, Rejine, Reyna, Rina, Riona and Rionagh.

Baby names that sound like Regina are Reghan, Reagan, Ragan, Raegan and Richina.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Regina.

Popularity

Regina is a very popular first name for women (#168 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14498 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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