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Gender: M Meaning of Reginald: "counsel power" Origin of Reginald: English Reginald's Popularity in 2013: #683

Now seen as the chap in the smoking jacket in a 1930s drawing-room comedy, Reginald has actually been on the US popularity list since 1880 and is still at Number 683.

A name that was quite common throughout the MIddle Ages, in the modern era Reginald has been associated--in its nickname form-- with star athletes like Reggie Jackson and Reggie Bush, plus it's the birth name of Elton John. In literature, Reginald Wilfer is a character in the Dickens' novel Our Mutual Friend, and is the first name of stuffy butler Jeeves in the P.G. Wodehouse books., and, indeed, it still reflects his pompous image.

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Famous People Named Reginald

Reginald Pole, last Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury
Reginald Owen, English actor
Reginald Denny, English actor
Reginald Fessenden, Canadian radio pioneer
Reginald Blomfield, English architect
Reginald Maudling, former British Home Secretary
Reginald "R.F." Frank Doherty, English tennis player
Reginald Hudlin, American film producer
Reginald "Reggie" Bush, American NFL football player
Reginald Noble aka Redman, American rapper
Reginald D. Hunter, U.K.-based American comedian
Reginald Quincy "Fieldy" Arvizu, bassist for American rock band Korn

Pop Culture References for the Name Reginald

Reginald Jeeves, character in P.G. Wodehouse novels
Reginald Bunthorne, fleshy poet in the Gilbert and Sullivan opera "Patience" (1881)
Reginald "Rex" Bateman, main character in G. A. Henty's, With the Allies to Pekin

Reg, Reggie, Regginald, Reggis, Reggy, Regi, Regie, Regin, Reginal, Reginaldo, Reginale, Reginalt, Reginel, Reginold, Reginuld, Reynold, Reynolds, Ronald

Reginald's International Variations

Raynold, René, Renault, Regnauld, Regnault, Renaud (French) Reinwald, Reinald (German) Raghnall (Irish) Rinaldo (Italian) Naldo, Renato, Reinaldo, Reinaldos, Reynaldo (Spanish) Reinhold (Swedish)

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