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Pronunciation /ˈrɒnld/
Gender Masculine
Language(s) English
Meaning "wise counselor" or "wise ruler"
Other names
Nickname(s) Ronnie
Related names Ronnie, Reginald, Ron, Donald, Reynolds, Ronaldo, Renaldo, Eron, Tyrone, Red

Ronald is a masculine given name. The name is derived from a Scandinavian name that was cognate with Reginald.[1] Ronnie is a pet form of the name; Ron is a short form of the name.

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  1. ^ Hanks, Hardcastle, & Hodges (2006). A Dictionary of First Names, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press.