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Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname REYNOLDS

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Definition: A patronymic surname meaning "son of Reynold." The given name Reynold derives from the Germanic name Reginold composed of the elements "ragin" = counsel, advice and "wald" = rule.

Surname Origin: English

Alternate Surname Spellings: REYNOLDSON, REYNOLD

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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