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Regis

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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Regis

"Regis" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Ruler, Kingly". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Regis

Regis Philbin is a tv presenter, talk show host, game show host, actor, singer, author, and singing. He was most active from 1961 to present. Regis was given the name Regis Francis Xavier Philbin on August 25th, 1931 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Régis Debray is a journalist, writer, academic, and academia. Régis was born on September 2nd, 1940 in Paris.

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Regis Toomey was a stage, film, and television actor. He was most active from 1929 to 1987. Regis was given the name John Francis Regis Toomey on August 13th, 1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on October 12th, 1991.

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Régis Labeaume is a 41. He has been prominent since 2007. Régis was born on May 2nd, 1956 in Roberval, Quebec.

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Abd Al Malik is a hip hop music rapper, slam poet, songwriter, author, film director, rapping, and poetry slam. He has had major accomplishments since 1988. Abd was given the name Régis Fayette-Mikano on March 14th, 1975 in Paris.

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Régis Wargnier is a film director and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 1973. Régis was born on April 18th, 1948 in Metz.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Regis

Cyrille Regis is a soccer player for the Molesey F.C., Hayes F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Coventry City F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Chester City F.C., England national under-21 football team, England national football B team, and England nati. Cyrille was born on February 9th, 1958 in Maripasoula.

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Saint John Francis Regis was a saint. He holds the title Confessor. Saint was born on January 31st, 1597 in Fontcouverte, Aude, France. He passed away on December 30th, 1640.

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Sheryn Regis is a pop music, ballad, pinoy pop, and music of the philippines actress, singer-songwriter, host, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Sheryn was given the name Sheryn Mae Poncardas Regis on November 26th, 1979 in Carcar. Sheryn is also known as Crystal Voice of Asia/Shinning Diva/ The Modern Jukebox Queen/Queen of Teleserye Theme Song/Power Belter.

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David Regis is a soccer player for the Valenciennes FC, RC Strasbourg Alsace, RC Lens, Karlsruher SC, FC Metz, Troyes AC, and United States men's national soccer team. David was born on December 2nd, 1968 in La Trinité, Martinique.

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Ed was born in 1944.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1901 7 0 7
1904 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1906 6 0 6
1907 5 0 5
1908 9 0 9
1909 6 0 6
1910 14 0 14
1911 22 0 22
1912 32 6 26
1913 39 6 33
1914 56 5 51
1915 65 5 60
1916 70 6 64
1917 107 9 98
1918 68 6 62
1919 60 6 54
1920 80 8 72
1921 78 8 70
1922 95 8 87
1923 82 9 73
1924 63 7 56
1925 69 9 60
1926 71 5 66
1927 58 0 58
1928 75 6 69
1929 73 5 68
1930 80 8 72
1931 85 5 80
1932 81 10 71
1933 73 8 65
1934 85 5 80
1935 71 5 66
1936 85 6 79
1937 80 0 80
1938 79 6 73
1939 68 0 68
1940 79 6 73
1941 93 6 87
1942 102 9 93
1943 92 8 84
1944 79 0 79
1945 75 0 75
1946 96 5 91
1947 86 0 86
1948 90 8 82
1949 94 6 88
1950 72 0 72
1951 88 6 82
1952 78 12 66
1953 92 7 85
1954 73 6 67
1955 79 6 73
1956 50 0 50
1957 77 7 70
1958 63 7 56
1959 48 0 48
1960 52 6 46
1961 46 0 46
1962 49 0 49
1963 48 0 48
1964 58 0 58
1965 44 0 44
1966 27 0 27
1967 44 0 44
1968 44 0 44
1969 35 0 35
1970 39 5 34
1971 37 0 37
1972 19 0 19
1973 20 0 20
1974 31 0 31
1975 17 0 17
1976 30 0 30
1977 24 0 24
1978 26 0 26
1979 19 0 19
1980 28 7 21
1981 38 7 31
1982 41 6 35
1983 35 0 35
1984 31 5 26
1985 53 6 47
1986 51 6 45
1987 56 6 50
1988 50 5 45
1989 66 0 66
1990 72 5 67
1991 55 8 47
1992 52 0 52
1993 34 0 34
1994 23 0 23
1995 31 0 31
1996 26 0 26
1997 24 5 19
1998 16 0 16
1999 16 0 16
2000 11 0 11
2001 19 0 19
2002 14 0 14
2003 13 0 13
2004 15 0 15
2005 15 0 15
2006 14 0 14
2007 9 0 9
2008 16 0 16
2009 10 0 10
2010 15 0 15
2011 10 0 10
2012 12 0 12
2013 10 0 10
2014 9 0 9
2015 10 0 10
2016 13 0 13

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Popularity of Regis as a first name

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Popularity of Regis as a last name

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Common last names for Regis

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Common first names for Regis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Regis U.S.
  White 34.69% 64.26%
  African American 41.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Regis

People with the last name Regis are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Regis

  • How Popular is the name Regis? Regis is the 3,522nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Regis was the 10,453rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Regis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,445 babies born with the first name Regis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Regis to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Regis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Regis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Regis is Friday, December 25th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Regis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Regis was in 1917 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Regis Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Regis is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Regis: Your name in reverse order is Siger. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esrgi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Regis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,076 people with the last name Regis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Regis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Regis as their last name.

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