Daniel Renald was born in 1560, in Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France. He married Anne Ribouet about 1581, in France. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Henri, Armand, Emile, Jacques, Marielle, Michel, Monique, Olivier, Pierre, Remi, Serge.
French and Walloon: from the ancient Germanic personal name Raginhard, composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ and hard ‘hard, strong’. Compare Raynard and Reynard .
English (Yorkshire): from the Old French personal name Reinart, Renart of ancient Germanic origin (see above). The surname was later much confused with Raynor and Reynold .