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What does Ranger mean?

Ranger Pronunciation of Ranger [ranger] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Ranger is "forest guardian".

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


Ranger has 2 variants: Rainger and Range.

Creative forms:
(male) Ralger, Renger, ..

(female) Ranne, Ranrey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ranger Masyn (R.M.), ..

How popular is Ranger?

Ranger is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#12277 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ranger has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Banner, Eadger, Granger, Jaeger, Jagger, Lander, Lange, Lanier, Rafer, Rainer, Rainier, Rance, Rancel, Randel, Randey, Rane, Ranier, Ranieri, Raniero, Rayder, Rayner, Raynier, Renier, Rodger, Roger, Rutger, Sander, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Xander and Zander. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ranger.

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