Reginald

First Name
110k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
239
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Reginald mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Reginald

"Reginald" is a name of English origin, and it means "Advice, Rule". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name derived from a Latinized form of Reynold.

Reginald was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons Named Reginald

Sir Elton John is a musician. He holds the title Candle in the Wind 1997. His most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Elton was given the name Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England.

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Redman is a hip hop music musician. His ongoing career started in 1990. Redman was given the name Reginald Noble on April 17th, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Redman is also known as Funk Doctor Spock, Reggie Noble, and Soopaman Luva.

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Reggie Watts is an observational comedy, surreal humour, electronic music, trip hop, and soul music musician. He plays loop machines, Beatboxing, Keyboard instrument, Scat singing, and Vocals. Reggie was given the name Reginald Lucien Frank Roger Watts on March 23rd, 1972 in Stuttgart, West Germany.

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Sir Rex Harrison was an actor. He was most prominent from 1930 to 1989. Rex was given the name Reginald Carey Harrison on March 5th, 1908 in Huyton, Lancashire, England. He passed away on June 2nd, 1990.

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Reg E. Cathey was an actor. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. Reg was given the name Reginald E. Cathey on August 18th, 1958 in Huntsville, Alabama. He left this life on August 24th, 2014.

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Reginald Fils-Aimé is a president, coo of nintendo of america, and president (corporate title). Reginald was born on March 25th, 1961 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reginald

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T. Theodre Reginald is a famous person.

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Bishop of the Isles Reginald is a leading somebody.

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Ikechukwu Chukwudi Reginald is an athlete for the Shabana F.C.

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How popular is the baby name Reginald in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 0 14
1881 12 0 12
1882 7 0 7
1883 12 0 12
1884 16 0 16
1885 16 0 16
1886 15 0 15
1887 11 0 11
1888 14 0 14
1889 14 0 14
1890 19 0 19
1891 22 0 22
1892 24 0 24
1893 23 0 23
1894 22 0 22
1895 26 0 26
1896 30 0 30
1897 18 0 18
1898 22 0 22
1899 25 0 25
1900 27 0 27
1901 31 0 31
1902 43 0 43
1903 48 0 48
1904 40 0 40
1905 53 0 53
1906 47 0 47
1907 47 0 47
1908 47 0 47
1909 56 0 56
1910 59 0 59
1911 86 0 86
1912 134 0 134
1913 180 0 180
1914 200 0 200
1915 244 0 244
1916 243 0 243
1917 261 0 261
1918 278 0 278
1919 244 0 244
1920 281 7 274
1921 271 0 271
1922 283 0 283
1923 335 0 335
1924 348 0 348
1925 430 0 430
1926 479 5 474
1927 452 6 446
1928 401 0 401
1929 439 0 439
1930 423 0 423
1931 423 0 423
1932 374 0 374
1933 341 0 341
1934 375 0 375
1935 350 0 350
1936 375 0 375
1937 389 0 389
1938 409 0 409
1939 403 0 403
1940 519 5 514
1941 530 0 530
1942 638 5 633
1943 613 0 613
1944 567 0 567
1945 587 0 587
1946 719 0 719
1947 897 0 897
1948 942 0 942
1949 1,091 0 1,091
1950 1,298 0 1,298
1951 1,477 11 1,466
1952 1,504 8 1,496
1953 1,644 8 1,636
1954 1,817 8 1,809
1955 2,092 13 2,079
1956 2,245 16 2,229
1957 2,436 20 2,416
1958 2,512 16 2,496
1959 2,427 20 2,407
1960 2,461 19 2,442
1961 2,485 17 2,468
1962 2,668 21 2,647
1963 2,595 24 2,571
1964 2,638 22 2,616
1965 2,493 21 2,472
1966 2,350 21 2,329
1967 2,433 30 2,403
1968 2,586 33 2,553
1969 2,447 23 2,424
1970 2,320 13 2,307
1971 2,138 21 2,117
1972 1,936 21 1,915
1973 1,646 14 1,632
1974 1,628 18 1,610
1975 1,520 21 1,499
1976 1,452 25 1,427
1977 1,542 22 1,520
1978 1,531 16 1,515
1979 1,680 24 1,656
1980 1,492 13 1,479
1981 1,427 17 1,410
1982 1,390 12 1,378
1983 1,290 22 1,268
1984 1,348 12 1,336
1985 1,331 19 1,312
1986 1,370 22 1,348
1987 1,353 17 1,336
1988 1,355 22 1,333
1989 1,311 14 1,297
1990 1,290 8 1,282
1991 1,277 0 1,277
1992 1,230 0 1,230
1993 1,143 0 1,143
1994 934 5 929
1995 863 0 863
1996 817 0 817
1997 763 0 763
1998 736 0 736
1999 682 0 682
2000 700 0 700
2001 567 0 567
2002 583 0 583
2003 531 0 531
2004 502 0 502
2005 494 0 494
2006 500 0 500
2007 493 0 493
2008 471 0 471
2009 429 0 429
2010 403 0 403
2011 359 0 359
2012 359 0 359
2013 350 0 350
2014 285 0 285
2015 252 0 252
2016 277 0 277

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Popularity of Reginald as a first name

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Popularity of Reginald as a last name

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Common last names for Reginald

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Robinson
  • Martin
  • White
  • Allen
  • Clark
  • Lewis
  • Walker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reginald U.S.
  White 32.22% 64.26%
  African American 48.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reginald

People with the last name Reginald are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Reginald

  • How Popular is the name Reginald? Reginald is the 600th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reginald was the 79,598th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reginald have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 110,372 babies born with the first name Reginald in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reginald to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reginald? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Reginald first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reginald is Monday, November 5th, 1855.
  • What year had the most people named Reginald born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reginald was in 1962 with a total of 2,647 babies. That's a lot of babies named Reginald!
  • Random Reginald Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reginald ranks 70th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 92 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Reginald: Your name in reverse order is Dlaniger. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaglridn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reginald? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 239 people with the last name Reginald.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reginald? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Reginald as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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