Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Reinbald m. Proto-Germanic *ragin 'counsel, might' + Old High German bald 'bold'.

The name of an 11th C German saint.

The German vernacular forms Reymbold and Rembold are witnessed in 1273 in the place name Reymboldesberg (hennes-vol1 228) or Remboldesberg (hennes-vol1 229).

Austria
Latin
763 Reginpald (nom) FRA-XXXL 1
Belgium
Latin
1178 Reinbaldi (gen) CartStBert 23
Czech Republic
Latin
1361x1377 Remboldus (nom) LDFPUP1 p. 9; 1376 Remboldus (nom) ibid. p. 27
Estonia
Middle Low German
1364 Rembold BbRT p. 334; 1383 Remboldus ibid. p. 337; 1405 Rembold ibid. p. 344
France
Latin
c823 Ragamboldus (nom) irminon-vol2 a, Palatiolum, Ragemboldus (nom) ibid. 15, Gaugiacum; 11thC Raimbaldus (nom) StVdM-II 711; 1044 Raiambaldus (nom) ibid. 659; 1055 Raimbaldi (gen) ibid. 739, Raimbaldus (nom) ibid. 739; 1059 Raimbaldi (gen) ibid. 688; 1060 Raimbaldus (nom) ibid. 730; 1075 Raiambaldus (nom) ibid. 731, Raimbaldus (nom) ibid. 732; 1115 Raimbaldus (nom) ibid. 734; 1129 Raiambaldus (nom) ibid. 735; 1138 Raimboldus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIX; 1274 Raymbaudus (nom) RHF-VIII p. 60
Old French
1292 Raimbaut 1292paris p. 1
Germany
Latin
822x875 Rainbaldus (nom) TradCorb §167; 845 Reginbaldi (gen) OrkGZ no. 37; 1134 Reimboldus (nom) quix-vol1 97; 1237 Remboldo (abl) hennes-vol1 98; 1257 Remboldi (gen) ibid. 164; 1274 Reimboldi (gen) ibid. 237; 1281 Reinboldi (gen) ibid. 279
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Reimboldi (gen) MunDocIr III, p. 22
Italy
Latin
1067 Rembaldi (gen) CartSPL1 III; 1164 Rambaldo (abl) SDE3 I; 1236 Rambaldi (gen) TirNot1 8, Rambaldo (abl) ibid. 7
Latvia
Latin
1294 Reymboldo (dat) RigSB 1004
The Netherlands
Latin
855 Reginbald (nom) OrkGZ no. 45; 1254 Renboldus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 294, reijbaldi (gen) ibid. p. 294
Switzerland
Latin
1349 Raimbaudi (gen) MHN DXXIV
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Reinbald". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Reinbald.