Regen Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Regen Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. German: habitational name from a place called Regen, for example in the Upper Palatinate. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Regen ‘rain’.

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

Similar surnames: Regel, Degen, Leben, Regan, Reger, Rees, Hegel, Remes, Roeger, Rozen

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Regen Family Origin

Where is the Regen family from?

Regen Family Occupations

What did your Regen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Draper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Regen. 12% of Regen men worked as a General Draper and 55% of Regen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Regen were Machine Saw Operator Wor Metal and Household Duties

View Census data for Regen | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Draper
  • General Labourer
  • Hotel Porter Valet
  • Machine Saw Operator Wor Metal

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Blouse Machinist
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Household Duties

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

Regen Historical Records

What Regen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Regen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Regen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Regen

Passenger List

There are 797 immigration records available for the last name Regen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Regen immigration records

Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Regen. For the veterans among your Regen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Regen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Regen family history.

Regen Life Expectancy

What is the average Regen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Regen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Regen in 1964 was 75, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Regen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Regen Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name