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Renaldo is a name with an international flair that is rare in modern times in America. It does retain popularity, however, in Spanish and Portuguese cultures. If you want your son to have an international name that is unique, however, consider this one.

Meaning of the name Renaldo:

Spanish: advice, ruler
Portuguese: advice, ruler

Origin of the name Renaldo:

Renaldo is a variation of the original spelling, Reynaldo. Reynaldo was the Spanish and Portuguese variation of Reynold. Reynold came from the ancient Germanic name Raginald, which came from the root words “ragin” and “wald.” Raginald and Reynold spread to the rest of Europe after the Norman Invasion before the Middle Ages.

Symbolism of the name Renaldo:

The baby name Renaldo means “advice” or “ruler” in Spanish and Portuguese cultures because of the originals, Reynold and Raginald. The Germanic word “ragin” means “advice,” and “wald” means “ruler.”

Style of the name Renaldo:


Gender of the name Renaldo:

Renaldo is an international name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Renaldo:


Number of syllables in the name Renaldo:


Emotion evoked from the name Renaldo:

Renaldo feels formal and tropical. It has a strong and unique appearance.

Alternative spellings for the name Renaldo:

  • Reinaldo
  • Reynaldo
  • Raynaldo

Nicknames for the name Renaldo:

  • Rennie
  • Renni
  • Renny
  • Ren
  • Rena
  • Aldo
  • Naldo

Popularity of the name Renaldo:

Renaldo was a top 1,000 baby name in America mostly in the late twentieth century. It did have a place on the list in 1956, however, ranking at number 974. Renaldo remained a top 1,000 option from 1980 to 1984, however, coming in highest in 1982 at number 826. As of this year, it is ranked number 14,077.

Related names for the name Renaldo:

Great middle names for Renaldo and their meanings:

  • Brandt (sword, fiery torch, beacon)
  • Eric (forever ruler)
  • Oliver (ancestor's descendants, olive tree)
  • Colby (swarthy person's settlement)
  • Stefan (crown, wreath)
  • Vonn (of hope)
  • Tobias (God is good)
  • Dale (valley)

Famous people with the name Renaldo:

Renaldos in popular culture:

  • Renaldo (character from “Renaldo and Clara”)
  • Renaldo Montoya (character from “Best Friends Whenever”)
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