Regis Name Meaning

French (Régis): occupational name for a local dignitary, from a derivative of Old French régir ‘to rule or manage’. 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.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Remis, Levis, Regal, Revis, Regel, Regen, Reil, Riis, Remes

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Regis Family Origin

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Regis Family Occupations

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  • Builder

    13%
  • Builder Out Of Business

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    13%

In 1881, Builder, Builder Out Of Business and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Regis. The most common Regis occupation in the UK was Builder. 13% of Regis's were Builders. A less common occupation for the Regis family was Carpenter & Joiner.

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Regis Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Regis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Regis in 1962 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regis

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