Given Name RAINER

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: RIE-nu (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

German form of RAYNER.
VARIANTS: Raganhar, Reiner (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ragnarr (Ancient Scandinavian), Ragnar (Danish), Reinier (Dutch), Rayner (English), Rain (Estonian), Rainier (French), Raniero, Nero (Italian), Reneer, Neer (Limburgish), Ragnar (Norwegian), Rainerio (Spanish), Ragnar (Swedish)
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Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1232