Reynold name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Reynold

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From Anglo-Norman Reinald, from Proto-Germanic *Raginawaldaz brought to England by Normans and partly merged with the earlier equivalent Ronald, from Old Norse Rǫgnvaldr.

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages, today more popular in the forms Reginald and Ronald. Modern use is partly transferred from the surname.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Reynold

Notable Persons Named Reynold

Reynold B. Johnson

Reynold B. Johnson was an inventor and computer pioneer. Reynold was born on July 16th, 1906. He died on September 15th, 1998.

Reynold Brown

Reynold was given the name William Reynold Brown on October 18th, 1917. Reynold is also known as Brown and William Reynold. He left this life on August 24th, 1991.

Pooh Garcia

Pooh Garcia is an actor, comedian, impersonator, singing, businessperson, singer, and salon co-owner. He has been prominent since 2004. Pooh was given the name Reynold Garcia on December 15th, 1974 in Laoang, Northern Samar.

Reynold D. Philipsek

Reynold D. Philipsek is a gypsy jazz, jazz, rock, pop rock, and rock music musician. His career lasted from 1967 to 1967. Reynold was given the name Reynold David Philipsek on December 8th, 1952.

Reynold Levy

Reynold Ruffins

Reynold Ruffins is a in the fields of painting, children's literature, and graphic design. Reynold was born in 1930 in New York City.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Reynold

Notable Persons With the Last Name Reynold

Gonzage de Reynold

Gonzage was born in 1880. He died in 1970.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reynold U.S.
  White 58.25% 64.26%
  African American 27.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reynold

People with the last name Reynold are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Reynold

  • How Popular is the name Reynold? Reynold is the 4,084th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reynold was the 38,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reynold have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,623 babies born with the first name Reynold in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reynold to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reynold? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reynold first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reynold is Wednesday, February 12th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Reynold born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reynold was in 1922 with a total of 92 babies.
  • Random Reynold Factoid: According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reynold ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 8 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1939.
  • Weird things about the name Reynold: The name spelled backwards is Dlonyer. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rodyenl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reynold? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 570 people with the last name Reynold.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reynold? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Reynold as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Reynold name meaning

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