Origin of the name REGNER.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name REGNER.
A form of Frank Raginhard
(q.v.), meaning "firm judge."
... Not unfrequently,
historical evidence combining with popular tradition enables us to
recognize the chieftains who appear as the heroes of these
long-protracted conflicts: whilst they dart and flicker athwart the
waves, we may follow their track from their own old countries
Scandinavia and the North, or their newer settlements in the British
Regner-Lodbrok, and Biorn-Ironside, Lodbrok's son,
become conspicuous, their inroads in France being only digressions from
their achievements beyond the channel... (The History of Normandy and
England, Palgrave, 1878).