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What does Reinhold mean?

Reinhold Pronunciation of Reinhold as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and Reinhold means "ruler's advisor". Reinhold is an alternate spelling of Reginald (Latin): from Reginaldus.


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (king), advisor (counsel)


VARIANTS Ronald, Reynold, Reinwald, Reinold, Reinald, Raynald, Rainhold

OTHER FORMS VIA REGINALD Reginauld, Reginvald, Regnauld, Reinaldo, Reynolds



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How popular is Reinhold?

Reinhold is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8075 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Reinhold reached its top position of #815 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Reinhold are Ronald (#493 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Reginald (#831), Reinaldo, Reynold and Reynolds. Other forms, like Reginvald, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Reinhold was common 78 years ago (USAGE OF 1.95%) and has become significantly diminished since (USAGE 0.05%, DOWN 98%), with forms such as Reginald falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reinhold, Reginald, Reinaldo, Reynold, Reynolds, Ronald in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Reinhold is alike in pronunciation to Renauld and Reynald. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bernald, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernhold, Bernold (see Bernal), Berthold, Bertold (see Berthold), Deiniol, Denholm, Derrold (see Darold), Fernald, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerrold, Griswold, Herold, Herrold, Jerold, Jerrold, Leopold, Leupold, Meinhard, Raimond, Rainault, Rainhard, Rainhardt, Rainor, Ranald, Randolf, Ranolf, Rashod, Raynord, Redford, Redmond, Reeford, Reginaldo, Reginalt (see Reginald), Reginault, Regino, Reginvalt (see Reginald), Regnault, Reid, Reigh, Reilly, Reinaldos (see Reginald), Reinart, Reiner, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Reinhart, Reinier, Reizo, Renaldo, Renard, Renaud, Renault, Rendall, Rendell, Renfred, Rennard, Reno, Renton, Renzo, Rexford, Reynaldo, Reynard, Rheinallt, Richard, Richmond, Rinaldo, Rishon, Roneld, Tibold and Witold. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reinhold.

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