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