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GenderMasculine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of RAYNER.
VariantsRainer, Reiner
Other Languages & CulturesRagnarr Ancient Scandinavian Ragnar Danish Reinier Dutch Rayner English Rain, Rein Estonian Rainier French Rainer, Reiner German Raniero, Nero Italian Reneer, Neer Limburgish Ragnar Norwegian Rainerio Spanish Ragnar Swedish

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1231
Entry added July 28, 2009