Reginald

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Reginald

  1. A male given name derived from a Latinized form of Reynold.
    • 1865 Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend,Book 1,Chapter 4:
      Reginald Wilfer is a name with rather a grand sound, suggesting on first acquaintance brasses in country churches, scrolls in stained-glass windows, and generally the De Wilfers who came over with the Conqueror. For, it is a remarkable fact in genealogy that no De Any ones ever came over with Anybody else. - - - He was shy, and unwilling to own to the name of Reginald, as being too aspiring and self-assertive a name. In his signature he used only the initial R., and imparted what it really stood for, to none but chosen friends, under the seal of confidence.

Usage notes[edit]

Popular in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Reginald m

  1. A male given name, cognate of English Reynold and Ronald