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Reynolds /reyn-olds/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Reynolds' name origin is Latin, and the meaning of Reynolds is "ruler's advisor". Reynolds is a version of Reginald (Latin): from Reginaldus. Reynolds is also a variation of Reynold (Latin).


Reynolds has 20 related forms via Reginald, Reynold: Rainhold, Raynald, Raynaldo, Reginaldo, Regnauld, Reinald, Reinaldo, Reinaldos, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Renado, Renaldo, Renaud, Renauld, Reynald, Reynaldo, Reynaldos, Rinaldo and Ronald.

Kreatif forms: Rinolds, Ronolds, Runolds. [more]

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Reynolds is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#106 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Reynolds and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Reynolds (not ranked) are Ronald (#397 a year ago), Reginald (#805), Reynold, Reinhold, Reinaldo and Reynaldo. Variants like Renado are seldom used. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.4898%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.133%, 72.8%), with versions such as Reginald, Ronald, Reynaldo, Reinaldo and Reynold becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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