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What does Reynolds mean?

Reynolds Pronunciation of Reynolds as a boys' name is a Latin name, 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).


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (king), advisor (counsel)


RELATED FORMS VIA REGINALD, REYNOLD Raynald, Raynaldo, Reinald, Reinaldo, Reinaldos, Reinhold, Reinold, Renaldo, Reynald, Reynaldo, Reynaldos



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How popular is Reynolds?

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)

Reynolds reached its highest rank of #1409 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Reynolds are Reginald (#831 A YEAR AGO), Reynaldo (#1333), Raynaldo, Reinaldo, Reinhold, Renaldo and Reynold. Other variants, like Raynald, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Reynolds was at its apex 58 years ago (AVERAGE #1174) and is now significantly less (#1770, 85.4%), with the version Reginald becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renaldo, Reynaldo, Reynold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bernold (see Bernal), Rainhold, Ranald, Ranolf, Rayford, Raymond, Raymondo, Raynard, Raynell, Raynes, Raynor, Raynord, Redford, Redmond, Reeford, Reginaldo, Regnauld (see Reginald), Reinwald, Renado, Renard, Renardo, Renatus, Renaud, Renauld, Rennard, Reno, Rexford, Reyd, Reyes, Reymond, Reymundo, Reynard, Reynardo, Reyni, Rhoads, Rinaldo, Ronald, Ronaldo, Roneld and Symonds. These names tend to be more frequently used than Reynolds.

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