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Raynald

What does Raynald mean?

Raynald Pronunciation of Raynald [ray-nald] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and the name Raynald means "ruler's advisor". Raynald is an alternate spelling of Reginald (Latin): from Reginaldus.

Associated with: ruler (king), advisor (counsel).

Variations

Raynald has 7 variants: Rainhold, Reinald, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Reynold and Ronald.

10 more relations via Reginald: Raghnall, Rainault, Raonull, Regnauld, Reinaldo, Renaud, Reynaldo, Reynaldos, Reynolds and Rinaldo.

Creative forms:
(male) Runald, Rynald, ..

(female) Rayra, Rayrel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raynald Jonah (R.J.), ..

How popular is Raynald?

Raynald is an unusual first name for men. Raynald is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ronald (#433 from recent data), Reginald (#875), Reynaldo (#1112), Reinaldo, Rinaldo, Reynolds, Reynold and Reinhold are the prominent alternative forms of Raynald (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Reynaldos, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Raynald reached its highest 75 years ago (usage of 2%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.1%, down 97%), with versions such as Reginald becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reginald, Reinaldo, Reinhold, Reynaldo, Reynold in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reynolds, Rinaldo, Ronald in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raynald and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Raynald is pronounced similarly to Ranald, Renauld, Reynald and Roneld. Other recommended names are Arnald, Bernald, Daynard (see Dainard), Donald, Fernald, Furnald, Garald, Harald, Maynard, Rafal, Ragnar, Rainart, Rainhard, Rand, Randal, Randale, Randall, Randl (see Randall), Randle, Ranell, Ranolf, Ransly (see Ransley), Rashaad, Rashad, Rayford, Rayman, Raymond, Raymund, Raynaldo, Raynar, Raynard, Rayne, Raynell, Rayner, Raynes, Raynier, Raynor, Raynord, Renaldo, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Reynardo, Riyad, Roald, Ronal, Ronaldo, Royal, Royale, Royall, Ryland and Tybald. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raynald.

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