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What does Reynaldo mean?

Reynaldo Pronunciation of Reynaldo [rey-nal-do] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and Reynaldo means "ruler's advisor". Reynaldo is a version of Reginald (Latin): from Reginaldus. Reynaldo is also a derivative of Reynold (Latin).

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


Reynaldo has 4 variants: Raynaldo, Reinaldo, Renaldo and Rinaldo.

15 more related forms via Reginald, Reynold: Raynald, Reginaldo, Regnauld, Reinald, Reinaldos, Reinold, Reinwald, Renado, Renato, Renaud, Renauld, Reynald, Reynaldos, Reynolds and Ronald.

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Middle name pairings:
Reynaldo Knox (R.K.), ..

How popular is Reynaldo?

Reynaldo is a very prominent first name for men (#506 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#67522 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Reynaldo entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #488 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #1112 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reynaldo name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Reynaldo (#1112 in 2015) are Raynaldo, Reginald (#875 in 2015), Reinaldo, Renaldo, Renato, Reynold, Reynolds, Rinaldo and Ronald (#433). Other variants, like Reinaldos, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Reynaldo was at its peak 8 decades ago (median #1286) and is now significantly less (#1642, 97% less usage), with forms like Ronald becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reynaldo, Raynaldo, Reginald, Reinaldo, Renaldo in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Reynaldo is alike in pronunciation to Ronaldo. Other recommended names are Araldo, Arnaldo, Arnoldo, Barnardo, Bernald, Bernardo, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Evaldo (see Everild), Fernald, Fernando, Geraldo, Gerardo, Giraldo, Grimaldo, Helado (see Heladio), Heraldo, Hernando, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Jerardo, Leonardo, Leopoldo, Naldo, Oswaldo, Ranald, Ranulfo, Raymondo, Raymundo, Raynar, Raynard, Raynell, Rayniero, Raynord, Read, Reade, Reardon, Reginalt (see Reginald), Reginauld, Reginvald (see Reginald), Regnault, Reinart, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Reinhold, Renard, Renardo, Renat, Renatus, Renault, Rendall, Renjiro, Rennard, Reno, Renzo, Reyd, Reymond, Reymundo, Reynard, Reynardo, Reyni, Rheinallt, Ricardo, Riccardo, Richardo, Riyad, Riyadh, Roald, Rolando, Roneld, Ronello, Royal, Royale, Ryland, Teobaldo and Waldo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Reynaldo.

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