Reginald

Reginald - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Reginald, meaning counsel power, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #400. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Reginald and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Reginald? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Reginald. The baby boy name Reginald was given to 321 baby boys in 2012, ranking #649 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,112 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Reginald peaked in popularity 49 years ago in 1968 on position 119.



Famous with this name

Reginald VelJohnson
Reginald Rose
Reginald Kernan


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Reginald is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Reginald is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #324 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,137.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Reginald is where you live.


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Reginald origin and meaning

Reginald is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means counsel power. To see famous people named Reginald, pop culture references for the name Reginald and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Reginald

We've found the following names that sound similar to Reginald, sorted by popularity.

Reginal / Reginaldo / Reginold / Rashamel /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012649
2011636
2010620
2009600
2008556
2007522
2006515
2005502
2004490
2003474
2002429
2001427
2000376
1999380
1998354
1997340
1996319
1995304
1994291
1993250
1992234
1991233
1990229
1989214
1988202
1987196
1986191
1985192
1984186
1983191
1982185
1981178
1980165
1979156
1978161
1977158
1976166
1975163
1974153
1973152
1972141
1971143
1970144
1969127
1968119
1967126
1966132
1965128
1964128
1963132
1962133
1961144
1960144
1959146
1958142
1957143
1956145
1955144
1954160
1953165
1952176
1951174
1950172
1949189
1948205
1947215
1946223
1945226
1944242
1943237
1942224
1941241
1940237
1939272
1938273
1937271
1936276
1935293
1934274
1933285
1932284
1931269
1930277
1929268
1928280
1927271
1926267
1925281
1924319
1923323
1922351
1921381
1920352
1919360
1918345
1917354
1916366
1915336
1914326
1913318
1912338
1911353
1910400

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee324
Alabama345
Georgia355
Maryland364
Louisiana366
South Carolina368
Mississippi406
Virginia436
North Carolina437
Florida487
Illinois531
Missouri548
Michigan566
Kansas579
Ohio660
Texas681
New Jersey757
New York763
California1051
Pennsylvania1137

Even more about Reginald


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Reginald a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Reginald?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1968
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Reginald
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,112
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +321

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