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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel" and valdr "power, ruler" (making it a cognate of REYNOLD).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRaginald, Reinald, Reinhold(Ancient Germanic) Ragnvald(Danish) Reinoud, Reinout, Ronald(Dutch) Reginald, Reynold, Ronald, Reg, Reggie, Ron, Ronnie, Ronny(English) Reino(Finnish) Renaud, Reynaud(French) Reinhold, Ronald(German) Raghnall(Irish) Rinaldo, Naldo(Italian) Ragnvald(Norwegian) Reinaldo, Reynaldo, Ronaldo(Portuguese) Raghnall, Ranald, Ronald(Scottish) Reinaldo, Reynaldo(Spanish) Ragnvald(Swedish) Rheinallt(Welsh)

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Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.
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