Reggie

First Name
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
222
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Reggie

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Reggie means "Farther" and is of English origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the male given name Reginald.

Notable Persons Named Reggie

Reggie Bush is a football player for the San Francisco 49ers. He has been prominent since 2006. Reggie was born on March 2nd, 1985 in Spring Valley, San Diego County, California.

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Reggie Miller is a basketball player for the Indiana Pacers. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 2005. Reggie was born on August 24th, 1965 in Riverside, California.

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Reggie Watts is an observational comedy, surreal humour, electronic music, trip hop, and soul music musician. He plays loop machines, Beatboxing, Keyboard instrument, Scat singing, and Vocals. Reggie was given the name Reginald Lucien Frank Roger Watts on March 23rd, 1972 in Stuttgart, West Germany.

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Reggie Jackson is a baseball player. Reggie was born on May 18th, 1946 in Wyncote, Pennsylvania.

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Reggie White was a football player. Reggie was born on December 19th, 1961 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He died on December 26th, 2004.

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Reggie Yates is an actor, television presenter, radio personality, and radio dj. Reggie was born on May 31st, 1983 in Archway, London.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reggie

Victoria Reggie Kennedy is a lawyer. Victoria was given the name Victoria Anne Reggie by her parent Edmund Reggie on February 26th, 1954 in Crowley, Louisiana.

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Edmund Reggie was a judge and lawyer. Edmund was born on July 19th, 1926 in Louisiana, USA. He passed away on November 19th, 2013.

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Smith Reggie is a football player for the Atlanta Falcons, Orlando Renegades, Chicago Bruisers, New York Jets, Indiana Firebirds, and Orlando Predators. Smith was born on July 15th, 1956 in Kinston, North Carolina.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 6 0 6
1908 6 6 0
1909 7 0 7
1912 10 0 10
1913 8 0 8
1914 10 0 10
1915 12 0 12
1916 16 0 16
1917 17 0 17
1918 10 0 10
1919 11 0 11
1920 14 0 14
1921 15 0 15
1922 23 5 18
1923 18 6 12
1924 20 5 15
1925 33 5 28
1926 32 5 27
1927 30 5 25
1928 24 0 24
1929 25 0 25
1930 26 0 26
1931 13 0 13
1932 20 0 20
1933 37 5 32
1934 33 5 28
1935 23 0 23
1936 49 5 44
1937 32 0 32
1938 49 7 42
1939 53 6 47
1940 85 0 85
1941 102 0 102
1942 105 7 98
1943 103 7 96
1944 100 8 92
1945 106 10 96
1946 116 10 106
1947 112 10 102
1948 117 7 110
1949 123 13 110
1950 152 15 137
1951 142 10 132
1952 133 7 126
1953 152 15 137
1954 135 13 122
1955 179 19 160
1956 176 14 162
1957 208 10 198
1958 237 8 229
1959 274 12 262
1960 276 8 268
1961 267 9 258
1962 256 15 241
1963 222 6 216
1964 213 5 208
1965 160 0 160
1966 155 7 148
1967 198 5 193
1968 189 0 189
1969 233 10 223
1970 201 0 201
1971 205 5 200
1972 212 6 206
1973 226 6 220
1974 204 0 204
1975 224 0 224
1976 208 0 208
1977 232 0 232
1978 289 5 284
1979 318 0 318
1980 242 0 242
1981 241 0 241
1982 187 0 187
1983 161 0 161
1984 134 0 134
1985 136 5 131
1986 114 0 114
1987 130 0 130
1988 106 0 106
1989 105 5 100
1990 121 0 121
1991 119 0 119
1992 107 0 107
1993 104 0 104
1994 91 5 86
1995 126 10 116
1996 114 8 106
1997 85 8 77
1998 113 0 113
1999 103 6 97
2000 85 0 85
2001 81 0 81
2002 92 0 92
2003 99 7 92
2004 82 0 82
2005 85 0 85
2006 85 6 79
2007 82 0 82
2008 99 5 94
2009 78 0 78
2010 94 5 89
2011 79 7 72
2012 72 6 66
2013 62 0 62
2014 52 0 52
2015 75 11 64
2016 67 8 59
2017 60 10 50

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Popularity of Reggie as a first name

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Popularity of Reggie as a last name

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Common last names for Reggie

  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Smith
  • Davis
  • King
  • Wilson
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reggie U.S.
  White 66.22% 64.26%
  African American 26.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reggie

People with the last name Reggie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Reggie

  • How Popular is the name Reggie? Reggie is the 2,246th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reggie was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reggie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,095 babies born with the first name Reggie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reggie to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reggie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Reggie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reggie is Friday, December 23rd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Reggie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reggie was in 1979 with a total of 318 babies.
  • Random Reggie Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reggie is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Reggie: Your name in reverse order is Eigger. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eieggr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reggie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Reggie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reggie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Reggie as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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