Reginald - boys name

Reginald name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Reginald name meaning:

The name Reginald is derived from the Germanic name "Raginwald," which is composed of the elements "ragin" meaning "advice" or "decision" and "wald" meaning "ruler" or "power." Reginald thus carries the meaning of a wise ruler or a powerful advisor. It is a sturdy and distinguished name with a long history, dating back to medieval times.

People named Reginald are often seen as intelligent, authoritative, and dependable. They possess natural leadership qualities and are often sought after for their advice and counsel. They have a strong sense of justice and fairness, and are known for their ability to make sound decisions. Reginalds are driven and ambitious, and they strive for success in whatever they pursue.

In conclusion, the name Reginald holds the meaning of a wise ruler or a powerful advisor. It represents intelligence, dependability, and leadership qualities. Reginalds are known for their sound decision-making abilities, their sense of justice, and their ambition.

Origin: German



Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

Reginald , Reg, Reggie , Reynold

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 234 out of 4789

214 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Reginald

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