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Origin and Meaning of Reigle

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Rei"gle
A hollow cut or channel for quiding anything; as, the reigle of a side post for a flood gate.

Etymology: F. règle a rule, fr. L. regula. See Rule

verb Rei"gle
To regulate; to govern.
  1. A hollow cut or channel for guiding anything.
    the of a side post for a flood gate

reigle was also found in the following language(s): Middle French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Reigle

David Reigle is a scholar and writer. David was born on August 22nd, 1952 in Danville, Pennsylvania, United States.


Ed was born on June 19th, 1924. He passed away on November 20th, 2003.


His military service ended in 1865. Daniel was born on February 19th, 1841 in Adams County, Pennsylvania. He left this life on March 19th, 1917.


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Popularity of Reigle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reigle U.S.
  White 96.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reigle

People with the last name Reigle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Reigle

  • How Popular is the name Reigle? As a last name Reigle was the 14,821st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Reigle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Reigle is Tuesday, July 19th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Reigle? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Reigle. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Reigle: Your name in reverse order is Elgier. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eilgre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reigle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,001 people with the last name Reigle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reigle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Reigle as their last name since less than 1 person in 147k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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