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What does Reynold mean?

Reynold Pronunciation of Reynold as a boys' name is pronounced REN-ald. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Reynold is "ruler's advisor". Variant of Reginald. See also Ronald. Painter Joshua Reynolds.


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (king), advisor (counsel)


VARIANTS Raynaldo, Reginald, Reinaldo, Renado, Renaldo, Renato, Renauld, Renault, Reynald, Reynaldo, Reynolds, Rinaldo


RELATIONS VIA REGINALD, RONALD Rainhold, Ranald, Raynald, Regnauld, Reinald, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Renaud, Reynaldos, Ronald, Roneld



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How popular is Reynold?

Reynold is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#26968 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Reynold was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #724 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Raynaldo, Reginald (#831 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Reinaldo, Reinhold, Renaldo, Renato, Reynaldo (#1333), Reynolds, Rinaldo and Ronald (#493) are the popular varying forms of Reynold ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Reynaldos, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Reynold reached its peak 8 decades ago (MEDIAN #1351) and is now significantly diminished (#1696, 97% LESS USAGE).

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arnold, Bernald, Bernhold, Bernold (see Bernal), Bertold (see Berthold), Derrold (see Darold), Fernald, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerrold, Herold, Herrold, Jerold, Jerrold, Leopold, Leupold, Ranolf, Rayford, Raymond, Raynard, Raynell, Raynor, Raynord, Redford, Redmond, Reeford, Renard, Rennard, Reno, Rexford, Reyd, Reymond, Reynard, Reynardo and Reyni. These names tend to be more frequently used than Reynold.

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