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Reynard Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, which was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Re(i)nard. This was the name borne by the cunning fox in the popular medieval cycle of beast tales, with the result that from the 13th century it began to replace the previous Old French word for the animal. Some French examples may be nicknames for crafty individuals, referring to the fox’s reputation for cunning.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Leonard, Reynold, Baynard, Maynard, Renaud, Henard, Eymard, Bernard

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Reynard Family Origin

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Reynard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reynard. The most common Reynard occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Reynard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reynard family was Bricklayers Labourer.

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