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Regina

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Queen
  • #403 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the baby name Regina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 36 36 0
1881 41 41 0
1882 43 43 0
1883 38 38 0
1884 67 67 0
1885 71 71 0
1886 69 69 0
1887 66 66 0
1888 92 92 0
1889 98 98 0
1890 114 114 0
1891 105 105 0
1892 128 128 0
1893 114 114 0
1894 131 131 0
1895 138 138 0
1896 149 149 0
1897 176 176 0
1898 167 167 0
1899 131 131 0
1900 201 201 0
1901 219 219 0
1902 198 198 0
1903 213 213 0
1904 198 198 0
1905 223 223 0
1906 229 229 0
1907 242 242 0
1908 256 256 0
1909 264 264 0
1910 359 359 0
1911 343 343 0
1912 483 483 0
1913 504 504 0
1914 694 694 0
1915 874 869 5
1916 926 921 5
1917 1,016 1,016 0
1918 1,138 1,132 6
1919 1,068 1,068 0
1920 1,116 1,116 0
1921 1,144 1,144 0
1922 1,136 1,136 0
1923 1,175 1,175 0
1924 1,233 1,226 7
1925 1,077 1,077 0
1926 997 997 0
1927 959 959 0
1928 956 956 0
1929 897 890 7
1930 800 800 0
1931 777 777 0
1932 714 714 0
1933 647 647 0
1934 681 681 0
1935 641 641 0
1936 703 703 0
1937 706 706 0
1938 686 686 0
1939 689 689 0
1940 720 720 0
1941 733 727 6
1942 979 973 6
1943 1,092 1,084 8
1944 949 944 5
1945 984 984 0
1946 1,233 1,233 0
1947 1,497 1,492 5
1948 2,297 2,292 5
1949 2,275 2,266 9
1950 2,166 2,166 0
1951 2,426 2,421 5
1952 2,561 2,556 5
1953 2,709 2,709 0
1954 2,727 2,715 12
1955 3,380 3,370 10
1956 3,430 3,424 6
1957 3,673 3,661 12
1958 3,837 3,825 12
1959 3,947 3,939 8
1960 4,606 4,586 20
1961 4,771 4,760 11 #98 girl name
1962 5,018 5,001 17 #91 girl name
1963 4,727 4,712 15 #92 girl name
1964 5,017 4,999 18 #83 girl name
1965 4,568 4,548 20 #82 girl name
1966 4,310 4,294 16 #82 girl name
1967 4,389 4,363 26 #80 girl name
1968 4,312 4,294 18 #81 girl name
1969 4,283 4,268 15 #86 girl name
1970 4,453 4,435 18 #86 girl name
1971 3,894 3,872 22 #90 girl name
1972 3,115 3,104 11
1973 2,859 2,843 16
1974 2,599 2,587 12
1975 2,583 2,570 13
1976 2,285 2,273 12
1977 2,346 2,326 20
1978 2,194 2,187 7
1979 2,135 2,121 14
1980 2,059 2,045 14
1981 1,890 1,881 9
1982 1,724 1,713 11
1983 1,657 1,651 6
1984 1,497 1,489 8
1985 1,287 1,275 12
1986 1,269 1,269 0
1987 1,209 1,200 9
1988 1,070 1,064 6
1989 1,003 991 12
1990 997 991 6
1991 878 872 6
1992 814 814 0
1993 743 743 0
1994 666 666 0
1995 650 650 0
1996 627 627 0
1997 576 576 0
1998 509 509 0
1999 461 461 0
2000 497 497 0
2001 454 454 0
2002 408 408 0
2003 425 425 0
2004 423 423 0
2005 476 476 0
2006 489 489 0
2007 520 520 0
2008 442 442 0
2009 405 405 0
2010 499 499 0
2011 523 523 0
2012 507 507 0
2013 503 503 0
2014 587 587 0
2015 601 601 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Regina baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 176,780 babies born with the name Regina in the United States. That's more than enough Reginas to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 36 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Regina" was in 1962 with a total of 5,001 babies. (That's a lot of baby Reginas)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Regina" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 32 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 2,599 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Regina" mean? The list below shows the origins of Regina as well as things modernly associated with the name Regina such as celebrities named Regina.

Origin and Meaning of Regina

The name "Regina" is of Latin origin, and it means "Queen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Regina Hall

Regina Hall is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Regina was born in 1970 in Washington, D.C., United States.

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Regina King

Regina King is an actress and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Regina was born in 1971 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor is a singer-songwriter and record producer specializing in anti-folk, indie folk, baroque pop, and jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Regina was born in 1980 as Regina Ilyinichna Spektor in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer is an actress and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Jenna was born in 1974 as Regina Marie Fischer in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.

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Regina Halmich

Regina Halmich is a boxer. Regina was born in 1976 in Karlsruhe, West Germany.

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Regine Velasquez

Regine Velasquez is a singer, actress, record producer, and concert director specializing in opm, pop, and soul music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Regine was born in 1970 as Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez in Tondo, Manila, Philippines.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Regina

Regina George
Regina Andrew
Regina Kay Walters
Regina Lasko
Regina Belle
Regina Spektor Tour

Alternative Meanings

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

G is for great, that describes you.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Aniger". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rienag". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Regina born Dec 27, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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