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Reinald

What does Reinald mean?

Reinald Pronunciation of Reinald [reinald] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Reinald is "ruler's advisor". Reinald is a version of Reginald (Latin): from Reginaldus.

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

Variations

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

19 more alternative forms via Reginald: Rainault, Reginaldo, Reginalt, Reginauld, Reginault, Reginvald, Reginvalt, Regnauld, Regnault, Reinaldo, Reinaldos, Renato, Renaud, Renault, Reynaldo, Reynaldos, Reynolds, Rheinallt and Rinaldo.

Creative forms:
(male) Renald, Riald, ..

(female) Reinan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reinald Jaidyn (R.J.), ..

How popular is Reinald?

Reinald is an uncommon first name for males. Reinald is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Reinald (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Reginald (#875 via latest list), Reinaldo, Reinhold, Renato, Reynaldo (#1112), Reynold, Reynolds, Rinaldo and Ronald (#433). Other variants, like Reginvald, are seldom used. These relations of Reinald were at the peak of their popularity in the 1940s (adoption of 1.96%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.06%, 97% less), with forms like Ronald becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Reinald is pronounced similarly to Ranald, Renauld, Reynald and Roneld. Other recommended names are Arnald, Bernald, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernold (see Bernal), Derald, Donald, Fernald, Furnald, Gerald, Gerrald, Jerald, Jerrald, Rainart, Rainhard, Raynaldo, Raynard, Read, Reid, Reilly, Reinart, Reiner, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Reinhart, Reinier, Renado, Renaldo, Renard, Renardo, Renat, Rendall, Rennard, Reynard, Reynardo, Ricard, Rikard, Riyad, Roald, Ronal, Ronaldo and Sewald. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reinald.

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