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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
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A Reynolds Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes