What does Renauld mean?
Renauld [re-nauld] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the name Renauld means "strong decision; fox; ruler's advisor". Renauld is an alternate form of Reynard (Old German, Old French): the French word for fox. Renauld is also a form of Reynold (Latin): version of Reginald.
Renauld has 1 variant: Reynald.Creative forms:
(male) Ranauld, Ronauld, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Renauld Legend (R.L.), ..
How popular is Renauld?
Renauld is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#103193 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Renauld (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Reginald (#875 last year), Reinaldo, Renaldo, Renard, Renato, Reynaldo (#1112), Reynold and Rinaldo. These relations of Renauld were at the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (usage of 0.2%) and have become much less common since. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Renauld is pronounced similarly to Ranald, Raynald, Reinald, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Ronald▼ and Roneld. Other suggested similar names are Arnald, Arnauld, Bernald, Derald, Donald▼, Fernald, Gerald▼, Girauld, Jerald▼, Rainault, Raul, Read, Redfurd (see Redford), Redmund (see Redmond), Reginauld, Reginault, Regnauld (see Reginald), Regnault, Renat, Renatus, Rendall, Rendell, Renfred, Roald, Ronal, Ronaldo and Sewald. These names tend to be more commonly used than Renauld.See names in meaning and etymology.