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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Reinward m. Proto-Germanic *ragin 'counsel, might' + Old High German wart 'guard, ward'.

c823 Ragnoardus (nom) irminon-vol2 17, Ved; 1094 Rainoardi (gen) StVdM-II 686, Rainoardus (nom) ibid. 686; 1098 Rainoardo (abl) ibid. 697, Rainoardus (nom) ibid. 697
822x875 Raginwardo (abl) TradCorb §154, Ragynwardus (nom) ibid. §128, Rainwardus (nom) ibid. §14, Reynuert (nom) ibid. §83; 886 Reinuuardo (dat) HambUrk-vol1 XXI; 963x1023 Rainward (nom) TradCorb §228, Rainwardus (nom) ibid. §226; 1259 Reinwardus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Reinward". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 3.