Reginald - Meaning of Reginald

What does Reginald mean?

[ 2 syll. re-gi-nal(d), reg-ina-ld ] The baby boy name Reginald is pronounced R-JH-ih-NahLD †. Reginald's language of origin is Germanic and it is used largely in the English language. Reginald is a variant of Reynold (English).

Reggie (English pet form), Reggy (Dutch and English pet form), and Reg (English contraction) are variants of Reginald.

See also the related form, Rex (English, French, and German).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Reginald is an all-time favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for boys, though to a lesser extent than it was previously. At the modest height of its usage in 1968, 0.144% of baby boys were given the name Reginald. Its ranking then was #117. The baby name has since substantially declined in popularity, and is in recent years of only occasional use. In 2018, it ranked at #831 with a usage of 0.014%. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Reginald, Rex was the most frequently used. It was 55% more frequently used than Reginald in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Reginald include Regnauld, Renold, Ranaldo, Regenweald, Romildo, and Renauld.

† Pronunciation for Reginald: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

Meaning of Reginald Meaning of Reg Meaning of Reggie Meaning of Reggy Meaning of Reynold Meaning of Ronald Meaning of René Meaning of Reynolds Meaning of Ranald Meaning of Reinaldo Meaning of Reggie Meaning of Regina Meaning of Reggy Meaning of Rex
Baby Name Explorer for Reginald

Reginald Popularity Charts

blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name