First name origin & meaning:
Latin: Kingly, regal
First name variations: Reggis
Last name origins & meanings:
- French (Régis): occupational name for a local
dignitary, from a derivative of Old French régir ‘to rule or
- French (Régis) and English: from Latin
regis, genitive case of rex ‘king’, perhaps an
occupational name for someone employed in the royal household, or a
patronymic from a nickname.
- Italian: from Re, probably from
an ablative form.
- German: habitational name from a place so
named in Saxony.
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