Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RIE-nu(German)
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Meaning & History

German form of Rayner.

Related Names

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

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1232.
Entry updated February 4, 2020