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pinWhat does Reginald mean?

Reginald /regi-nald/ as a boys' 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 variants: Naldo, Raghnall, Rainault, Rainhold, Raonull, Raynald, Rayniero, Reg, Reggie, Reggy, Regin, Reginaldo, Reginalt, Reginauld, Reginault, Regino, Reginvald, Reginvalt, Regnauld, Regnault, Reinald, Reinaldo, Reinaldos, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Renato, Renaud, Renault, Rene, Reynaldo, Reynaldos, Reynold, Reynolds, Rheinallt, Rinaldo and Ronald.

Affiliated boy names: Ragnar, Raines and Ren.

Reginald has 4 more relations via Reynold, Ronald: Ranald, Renaldo, Renauld and Reynald.

Kreatif forms: Reedginald, Reginaldde, Roginald. [more]

pinHow popular is Reginald?

Reginald is a very prominent first name for men (#202 out of 1220, Top 16%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#104819 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name history of Reginald for boys. Reginald reached its apex rank of #134 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #805 currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Reginald name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reginald outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the history of Reginald and associated names. Ronald (#397 the previous year), Rene (#796), Reynaldo, Reynold, Reinhold, Reinaldo and Reggie are the popular related forms of Reginald (#805 the previous year). Other forms, like Ranald, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Reginald was common among parents in the 1960s (adoption of 0.512%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.125%, 76%), with versions such as Reinhold becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Reginald, Reggie, Reinaldo, Reinhold, Rene in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Reynaldo, Reynold, Ronald in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Arnald, Bernald, Bernhald, Bernold, Derald, Donald, Dugald, Eginard, Fernald, Furnald, Gerald, Gerrald, Jerald, Jerrald, Mcdonald, Rainart, Rainhard, Raynaldo, Raynard, Read, Regan, Regen, Reginn, Regis, Regner, Reid, Reilly, Reinart, Reiner, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Reinhart, Reinier, Renado, Renard, Renardo, Renat, Rendall, Rennard, Reynard, Reynardo, Ricard, Rikard, Riyad, Roald, Ronal, Ronaldo, Roneld, Sewald, Siegwald and Sigwald. These names tend to be less frequently used than Reginald.