Reynold

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Reynold
Pronunciation /ˈrɛnəld/
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Germanic
Meaning "advice", "powerful"
Other names
Related names Reynolds, Reinhold

Reynold /ˈrɛnəld/ is an English masculine given name derived from an Old High German personal name made up of the elements "ragin" (advice, decision) and "wald" (power, authority). It is a cognate of Rögnvaldr. The Normans brought the name to England. Related names include: "Reginald" (English), "Reinaldo" (Portuguese, Spanish), "Reinhold" (German), "Reino" (Finnish), "Reynol" (German, Spanish), "Reinout" (Dutch), "Renaud" (French), "Reynaldo" (Spanish), and "Reynaud" (French).[1] Reynold is a much less common surname than its derivative Reynolds; people with the surname "Reynold" include:

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  1. ^ "View Name: Reynold". behindthename.com. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 

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