Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RAY-nər

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRaganhar, Rainer, Reiner(Ancient Germanic) Ragnarr(Ancient Scandinavian) Reinier(Dutch) Ragnar, Rain(Estonian) Rainier(French) Rainer, Reiner(German) Ragnar(Icelandic) Raniero, Nero(Italian) Reneer, Neer(Limburgish) Ragnar(Norwegian) Rainerio(Spanish) Ragnar(Swedish)

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Entry updated January 10, 2017