The name Ronald is of English origin and means "Counsel Rule." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Scottish form of the name Ragnvaldr, which consists of the elements regin, meaning "advice, counsel" and valdr meaning "power or ruler." Ronald Reagan, US President and actor. Ronald Klink, politician. Ronald McDonald, commercial spokes-clown.