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What does Rainier mean?

Rainier Pronunciation of Rainier [rainier] as a boys' name is of Old Norse and Old German origin, and Rainier means "judgment warrior; deciding warrior". Rainier is a version of Ragnar (Old Norse). Rainier is also a variant of Rainer (Old German): version of Raynor.

Associated with: norse, judgment, warrior.

Variations

Rainier has 8 variants: Rainor, Ranier, Raynar, Rayner, Raynier, Reiner, Reinier and Renier.

6 more alternative forms via Ragnar, Rainer, Raynor: Ragnor, Rane, Ranieri, Raniero, Rayne and Regner.

Creative forms:
(male) Rainri, Rener, ..

(female) Rainine, Rainira, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rainier Charlie (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rainier?

Rainier is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#33735 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rainier has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bailer, Banner, Baudier, Cartier, Dayner, Didier, Dizier (see Desiderio), Einer, Farrier, Gainer, Garner, Garnier, Gautier, Gayner, Grainger, Harinder, Havier, Heiner, Javier, Joiner, Kaiser, Lander, Lanier, Linder, Maither, Mariner, Nailer, Napier, Olivier, Rabbie, Radimir, Radnor, Rafer, Rahiem, Raiden, Rain, Rainart, Raine, Raines, Rainger, Rainhard, Rains, Rance, Rancel, Randel, Randey, Randie, Range, Ranger, Rayder, Raynes, Rayniero, Raziel, Rennie, Ridder, Rider, Riker, Ritter, River, Rodnie, Ronnie, Sander, Saunder, Skinner, Tailer, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Wagner, Warner, Winter, Xander, Xavier, Zander and Zavier. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rainier.

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