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What does Range mean?

Range Pronunciation of Range [range] as a name for boys has its root in Old French, and the meaning of the name Range is "forest guardian". Range is an alternate form of Ranger (Old French).

Associated with: forest (tree), guardian (defender).


1 relation via Ranger: Rainger.

Creative forms:
(male) Randge, Renge, ..

(female) Ranja, Ranse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Range Boone (R.B.), ..

How popular is Range?

Range is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9795 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Range has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aage, Ange, Gage, Gaige, Gauge, Grange, Inge, Lange, Page, Paige, Payge, Rabee, Rae, Rafe, Rafee, Raice, Raine, Rance, Rancel, Rand, Randel, Randey, Randi, Randie, Randl (see Randall), Randle, Randy, Rane, Ranier, Ravee, Rayce, Raye, Rayne, Rene, Renke, Renne, Ridge, Ring, Ringo, Roane, Rodge, Rune, Ryne, Sage, Saige, Sarge and Sayge. These names tend to be more frequently used than Range.

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