Reginald name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Reginald mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Reginald

User Submitted Origins

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Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Reginald is of Latin origin and means "King".
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Reginald is of German origin and means "Bold King".
  3. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Reginald means "Kingly".
  4. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Reginald is of English origin and means "Worthy And Wealthy".
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  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages derived from a Latinized form of Reynold.

Reginald was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons Named Reginald

Notable Persons Named Reginald

Sir Elton John

Sir Elton John is a musician. He holds the title Candle in the Wind 1997. His most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Elton was given the name Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England.


Redman is a hip hop music musician. His ongoing career started in 1990. Redman was given the name Reginald Noble on April 17th, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Redman is also known as Funk Doctor Spock, Reggie Noble, and Soopaman Luva.

Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts is an observational comedy, surreal humour, electronic music, trip hop, and soul music musician. He plays loop machines, Beatboxing, Keyboard instrument, Scat singing, and Vocals. Reggie was given the name Reginald Lucien Frank Roger Watts on March 23rd, 1972 in Stuttgart, West Germany.

Sir Rex Harrison

Sir Rex Harrison was an actor. He was most prominent from 1930 to 1989. Rex was given the name Reginald Carey Harrison on March 5th, 1908 in Huyton, Lancashire, England. He passed away on June 2nd, 1990.

Reg E. Cathey

Reg E. Cathey was an actor. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. Reg was given the name Reginald E. Cathey on August 18th, 1958 in Huntsville, Alabama. He left this life on August 24th, 2014.

Reginald Fils-Aimé

Reginald Fils-Aimé is a president, coo of nintendo of america, and president (corporate title). Reginald was born on March 25th, 1961 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

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  • Reginald Hudlin
    Film Director
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  • Sir Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet
  • Reginald Maudling
    Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reginald

Notable Persons With the Last Name Reginald


T. Theodre Reginald

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Ikechukwu Chukwudi Reginald

Ikechukwu Chukwudi Reginald is an athlete for the Shabana F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reginald U.S.
  White 32.22% 64.26%
  African American 48.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reginald

People with the last name Reginald are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Reginald

  • What name lists does Reginald rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Reginald? Reginald is the 613th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reginald was the 79,598th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reginald have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 111,156 babies born with the first name Reginald in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reginald to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reginald? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Reginald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reginald is Monday, November 5th, 1855.
  • What year had the most people named Reginald born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reginald was in 1962 with a total of 2,647 babies. That's a lot of babies named Reginald!
  • Random Reginald Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reginald ranks 53rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 78 babies in Mississippi have the same name in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Reginald: The name spelled backwards is Dlaniger. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aidlnrge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reginald? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 239 people with the last name Reginald.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reginald? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Reginald as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Reginald name meaning

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