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Reger is a German surname, derived from the Middle High German reiger, meaning "heron", likely referring to a tall thin person.[1] Alternatively, the name may originally have meant a lively or restless person, from the Middle High German regen, meaning "to be moved or excited".[1] The name may refer to:


  1. ^ a b Dictionary of American Family Names. "Reger Family History", Oxford University Press, 2013. Retrieved on 16 January 2016.