Female, Japanese, Proto-Indo-European, R names, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Yiddish

Reyna, Reina

Reyna is a Spanish female name, a variant spelling of Reina meaning “queen”. Reyna is also a Spanish surname originating from the given name. Reina is also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used:

  • rei  “wise;  “lovely; beautiful; graceful; resplendent”; 玲 “sound of jewels”;
  • na  “Nara; what”

There are  also other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it’sれいな.

Reina is also a Yiddish female name meaning “clean, pure” from Yiddish rein רֵײן; it’s also been used as a Yiddish form of Katherine.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Japanese, Yiddish

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Variants:

  • Reyna (Spanish)

 

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