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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.RAY-nər
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Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Raganhar, composed of the elements ragin "advice" and hari "army". The Normans brought this name to England where it came into general use, though it was rare by the end of the Middle Ages.
Other Languages & CulturesRaganhar, Rainer, Reiner Ancient Germanic Ragnarr Ancient Scandinavian Ragnar Danish Reinier Dutch Rain, Rein Estonian Rainier French Rainer, Reiner German Raniero, Nero Italian Reneer, Neer Limburgish Ragnar Norwegian Rainerio Spanish Ragnar Swedish

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Entry updated January 10, 2017   Contribute