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Reegan is a spelling variant of the Gaelic name Regan. Regan can be pronounced either REE-gan or RAY-gan and the spelling Reegan probably came about to distinguish the names pronunciation. Reegan is found used as a name for both boys and girls. It was popularised as a girl’s name by Shakespeare, who used it for the name of the daughter of King Lear in his play. The name is thought to refer to Royalty, as it has associations with the word ‘regal’.
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