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Reynolds Surname Origin
(Saxon) Sincere or pure love from, Rhein, pure, and hold, the old English for love. It also may signify strong or firm hold.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Reynolds Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Reynolds family history than the origin of your surname:
A Reynolds Family History Thought:
'In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness.' --Alex Haley