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Reginald meaning and name origin

Reginald \r(e)-gina-ld, regi-nald\ as a boy's name is pronounced REJ-a-nold. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Reginald is "ruler's advisor". From Reginaldus, influenced by Latin Regina meaning "queen". Variant of Reynold and Ronald. Popular in Britain in the 19th century. Actor Judge Reinhold; baseball celebrity Reggie Jackson; theologian Reinhold Niebuhr.

Reginald has 37 variant forms: Naldo, Raghnall, Rainault, Rainhold, Raonull, Raynald, Rayniero, Reg, Reggie, Reggy, Regin, Reginaldo, Reginalt, Renato, Reginauld, Reginault, Regino, Reginvald, Reginvalt, Regnauld, Regnault, Reinald, Reinaldo, Reinaldos, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Renaud, Renault, Rene, Reynaldo, Reynaldos, Reynold, Reynolds, Rheinallt, Rinaldo and Ronald.

For more information, see also related names Ragnar, Raines and Ren.

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Popularity of Reginald

Reginald is a very popular first name for men (#202 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Reginald compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Reginald only.

Popularity of name Reginald
Popularity of Reginald