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Regina Family History

Regina Name Meaning

Italian:: from regina ‘queen’ (from Latin regina) applied either as a medieval female personal name alluding to the Virgin Mary or to a lesser extent as a nickname. habitational name from any of various places called Regina in particular Regina in Lattarico (Cosenza province) and Regina Elena in San Gregorio d'Ippona (Vibo Valentia province). possibly in some cases from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with the element ragin ‘advice counsel’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Reina, Regino, Regis, Perna, Belin, Rega, Rein, Pecina, Medina, Reine

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Where is the Regina family from?

You can see how Regina families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Regina family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Regina families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Regina families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Regina's in USA. New York and 2 other states had the highest population of Regina families in 1880.
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What did your Regina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Regina. 27% of Regina men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Regina women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Regina were New Worker and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Mechanic
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Operator
    13%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Regina. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 766 military records available for the last name Regina. For the veterans among your Regina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Regina lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Regina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Regina in 1963 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

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