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Origins of the Regan surname

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About the Regans

We have a total number of 69573 records for people with the last name Regan.

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Where do most Regans live?

In 1921, most Regans lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Regans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 30,300 records for the Regan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1575.

Who were Regans most likely to marry?

Sullivans

&

Murphys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Regans.

What are the most common Regan first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Regan family members

Common jobs for Regans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Regans in 1921
Charwoman

149

Laundress

110

Dressmaker

105

Servant

74

Tailoress

73

Common Male occupations for Regans in 1921
General Labourer

311

Dock Labourer

123

Tailor

100

Coal Miner

85

Hawker

79

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