When Malcolm Kavanagh Reynolds was born on 11 February 1923, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, his father, Gerald Sutherland Reynolds, was 21 and his mother, Kathleen Elizabeth Kavanagh, was 23. He died on 21 July 1992, in Gresham, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 69.
English: variant of Reynold , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.
Irish (Leitrim): in Ulster the English name in 1 above was substituted for Mac Raghnaill; see McReynolds .
History: Christopher Reynolds of Gravesend, Kent, England, arrived in America sometime before his marriage in 1644 in Isle of Wight County, VA.