Regula - Meaning of Regula

What does Regula mean?

[ 3 syll. re-gu-la, reg-ula ] The baby girl name Regula is pronounced RehGUWLAH †. Regula is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in the German language. It is a biblical name derived literally from the word regula which means 'model, pattern, example'. The name was in medieval times associated with the notion of being steadfast in faith; it was thus taken up by the early Christians. It was borne by Regula (-286), who together with her brother Felix, are the patron saints of Zürich.

See also the related form, Regina (English, German, and Polish).

See also the related categories, medieval, latin, biblical, faith (church), saints, and german.

Regula is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of girl names directly linked to Regula, Regina was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Regula include Rachella, Rahela, Rakhila, Raquella, Rexalla, Rexella, Rochella, Rosalía, Rosalla, Roschella, Roselia, Roselica, Rosezella, Rossella, Rozália, Rozela, Rozella, Rusalka, Rychela, and Rychella.

† English pronunciation for Regula: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"



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