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What does Rainhard mean?

Rainhard Pronunciation of Rainhard [rain-hard] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Rainhard is "brave counsel". Rainhard is a variant form of Rainart (Old German).

Associated with: brave, counsel.


Rainhard has 1 variant: Reinhard.

4 more related forms via Rainart: Rainhardt, Reinart, Reinhardt and Reinhart.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Rainhard Rick (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rainhard?

Rainhard is an unusual given name for men. Rainhard is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Rainhard (outside Top 2000) are Reinhart and Reinhard. These forms of Rainhard were popular as birth names a century ago (median #1962). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reinhard, Reinhart in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rainhard and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rainhard is alike in pronunciation to Raynard, Raynord, Renard, Rennard and Reynard. Other suggested similar names are Barnard, Barnhard, Barnhardo, Bernhard, Brainard, Dainard, Dainehard (see Dainard), Dainhard (see Dainard), Daneard, Danehard, Daynard (see Dainard), Eadbhard, Eginard (see Eginhard), Eginhard, Eginhardt (see Eginhard), Einhard, Einhardt, Gaillard, Gaillhard (see Gaillard), Kinnard, Leonhard, Mainard, Maynard, Maynhard, Meinhard, Meinhardt, Raechard (see Richard), Ragnar, Rainer, Rainger, Rainhold, Rainier, Rainor, Ranald, Rashaad, Rashad, Raynald, Raynar, Reinald, Reinhold, Reinwald, Renardo, Reynardo, Ricard, Richard, Richardo, Richart, Richerd (see Richard), Rickard, Rikard, Riobard, Riocard, Ritchard and Ritshard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rainhard.

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