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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RAHN-əld(English)
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Meaning & History

Scottish form of RAGNVALDR, a name introduced to Scotland by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. It became popular outside Scotland during the 20th century. A famous bearer was American actor and president Ronald Reagan (1911-2004).
VariantRaghnall(Scottish)
DiminutivesRon, Ronnie, Ronny(English)
Feminine FormsRonalda(Scottish) Ronnette(English)
Other Languages & CulturesRaginald, Reinald, Reinhold(Ancient Germanic) Ragnvaldr(Ancient Scandinavian) Ragnvald(Danish) Reinoud, Reinout(Dutch) Reino(Finnish) Renaud, Reynaud(French) Reinhold(German) Raghnall(Irish) Rinaldo, Naldo(Italian) Ragnvald(Norwegian) Reinaldo, Reynaldo, Ronaldo(Portuguese) Reinaldo, Reynaldo(Spanish) Ragnvald(Swedish) Rheinallt(Welsh)

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