What does Ranell mean?
Ranell /ran-ell/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Ranell is "deciding warrior". Ranell is an alternate spelling of Raynor (Old German): anglicized transcription of Ragnar. Compare last name Rinell.
Ranell has 1 variant: Raynell.more]
How popular is Ranell?
Ranell is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Ranell is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Ranell and corresponding names. The only prominent varying form of Ranell (not ranked) is Ray (#733 in 2014). Variants like Raynar are seldom used. This boy name was at the top of its popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.945%) and has become much less popular since (usage 0.267%, 71.7% less), with Ray becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Ranell is pronounced similarly to Raonull, Ronel, Ronell and Ronnell. Other recommended similar baby names are Danell, Rancell, Randell▼ and Ronello. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ranell.