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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ragen

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  • A user from India says the name Ragen is of Unknown origin and means "Little king,The Ruler,Child of King,Hope".
  • A submission from Kenya says the name Ragen means "Hope" and is of African origin.

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Wiktionary

From Middle High German ragen.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ragen

Naomi was born on July 10th, 1949.

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James was born in 1881. He breathed his last breath on August 15th, 1946.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 5 0 5
1974 20 20 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 5 5 0
1984 14 9 5
1986 5 5 0
1987 7 7 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 25 20 5
1999 16 16 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 27 27 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 15 15 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 15 15 0
2013 6 6 0
2015 7 7 0
2016 5 5 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity of Ragen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ragen U.S.
  White 93.10% 64.26%
  African American 1.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ragen

People with the last name Ragen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ragen

  • How Popular is the name Ragen? Ragen is the 15,013th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ragen was the 42,720th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ragen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 571 babies born with the first name Ragen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ragen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ragen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ragen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ragen is Saturday, September 23rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Ragen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ragen was in 2007 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Ragen Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ragen is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Ragen: Your name in reverse order is Negar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Argen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ragen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 507 people with the last name Ragen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ragen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ragen as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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