Regis name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English and French
Pronunciation: r(e)-gis
Meaning: King and Regal
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What does Regis mean?

Unfading and Well-Liked Regis is used largely in French and English, Regis means "King or Regal" given to both genders is originated from Latin. Regis is celebrated on June 16th.

How do I pronounce Regis?

The two syllabled name Regis is pronounced, r(e)-gis.

Variants of Regis


How popular is the name Regis?

Regis is a popular in France where over 60745 new-borns have been given the name since 1900. When at the peak of its usage in 1968, 2038 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 50th position.

Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 1 times Regis is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1897 and was able to reach the top 600 names.

In 1917, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 599 on boy names chart when 98 babies were named Regis. Over 5466 babies in United States have been named Regis.

But Regis is a popular baby name in Brazil where every 1 in 20000 have the name as well as in, Burundi, Rwanda and Congo.

According to our research, over 90000 babies have been named Regis globally.

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What numbers say about Regis?

People always leave the hard lifting to you because they know you are going to take care of everything. In love, you act childish and don't care much about the feelings of your partner because you start relationships without falling in love first. Once you fall in love, everything changes. If you have letter S as your capstone, you don't respect people who don't respect themselves. To have dreams you want to accomplish means having a reason to wake up in the morning.

Go through the following names similar to Regis

  •  Cerella chiefly is used in English is originated from Latin and Old Greek, meaning of Cerella is "Mistress or Springtime" is a girl name
  •  Justinian - Queer boy name Justinian means "Fair, Righteous or The Just" and originated from Latin is used mainly in French and English
  •  Lorenzina - Used specifically in Italian, Lorenzina is used as a girl name has its roots in Latin and Italian, Lorenzina means "From Laurentum Stem End, Laurel or Too: Laurel Wreath"
  •  Gabine is used predominantly in Spanish aimed at boys is originated from Latin, Gabine means "Of Gabium"
  •  Vara - Originated from Latin and Scandinavian, Well-Known and Perpetual Vara is used as a gender-neutral name and is particulary used in Telugu and Marathi, Vara means "Gods Gift, Goddess Parvati or Blessing"

Famous people named Regis

  • Regis Henri Post, New York politician and Governor of Puerto Rico
  • Regis Brodie, tenured Professor of Art at the Department of Art and Art History at Skidmore College
  • Regis Canevin, American prelate of the Catholic Church
  • Regis Toomey, American film and television actor
  • Regis Cordic, American radio personality and actor
  • Regis, British techno musician and record label owner
  • Regis Pitbull, Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward
  • Regis Parton in The Monster Squad as Stunts
  • Regis Philbin Regis Francis Xavier Philbin, who was born on August 25, 1931, is a personality of the media, actor, and singer of American origin, who has become known for presenting talk shows and contests programs on television since the


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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des ├ętudes ├ęconomiques,
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