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What does Gainer mean?

Gainer Pronunciation of Gainer [gain-er] as a boys' name has the meaning "son of the fair-skinned one". Gainer is an alternate spelling of Gaynor (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: fair (white).


Gainer has 3 variants: Gainor, Gayner and Gaynnor.

1 more related form via Gaynor: Gaine.

Creative forms:
(male) Gainri, ..

(female) Gainga, Gainna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gainer Solomon (G.S.), ..

How popular is Gainer?

Gainer is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6618 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gainer has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gainer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gainer outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gainer is pronounced similarly to Gunnar and Gunner. Other recommended names are Bailer, Banner, Caine, Daine, Dayner, Einer, Faine, Gaer, Gaige, Gaile, Gaines, Gains, Gair, Gannet, Gardiner, Gardner, Garnar, Garner, Garnet, Garnier, Gasper, Gayler, Gayne, Gaynes, Gomer, Grainger, Haider, Heiner, Joiner, Kaine, Kaiser, Laine, Maier, Mariner, Miner, Nailer, Paine, Raine, Rainer, Raines, Rainger, Rainier, Rainor, Rayner, Reiner, Tailer, Tanner, Wagner, Warner and Zaine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gainer.

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