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Male Male Name


Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Reginn [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Variant form of Reginus [2]

Related Names

Regin Frequency of occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today Danish Faroese Norwegian Old Danish Swedish


Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Regin
Accusative: Regin
Dative: Regini
Genitive: Regins

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


  • Regin Dahl (5 November 1918 – 29 March 2007), Faroese author and music composer


Name Count per Country

CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Denmark Denmark[6] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m3.png 0 n.a. 137 n.a
Sweden Sweden[7] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m2.png 1 5 10 24
Norway Norway[8] Statimg f1.pngStatimg m2.png 0 4 8 10
Finland Finland[9] Statimg f0.pngStatimg m0.png 0 0 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Regin.

Sources: [7] [6] [8] [9]


  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at,
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,