Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of Rayner.

Related Names

VariantsRainer, Reiner
Other Languages & CulturesReinier(Dutch) Rayner(English) Ragnar, Rain(Estonian) Ragnar(Faroese) Rainier(French) Rainer, Reiner(German) Ragnar(Icelandic) Raniero, Nero(Italian) Reneer, Neer(Limburgish) Ragnar(Norwegian) Ragnarr(Old Norse) Rainerio(Spanish) Ragnar(Swedish)

Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1231.

Entry updated February 4, 2020