Regal Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pool formed by a stream. southern French (Occitan): nickname from the old Béarn dialect term régal ‘royal’. Compare Ray 1. Southern French (Occitan): topographic name for someone who lived near a stream, from a derivative of rega (masculine form rec) ‘stream’, ‘torrent’.

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


Similar surnames: Real, Gal, Rega, Regel, Reel, Reil, Rengel, Reale, Hegel, Regan

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Regal Family Origin

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Regal Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    33%
  • S

    33%
  • Stone Setter

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Regal family was Stone Setter. The most common Regal occupation in the UK was Baker. 33% of Regal's were Bakers. Baker and S were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Regal.

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Regal Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Regal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Regal in 1955 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regal

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