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What does Ranier mean?

Ranier Pronunciation of Ranier [ranier] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Ranier is "deciding warrior". Ranier is a version of Rainer (Old German): variation of Raynor.

Associated with: warrior.


Ranier has 5 variants: Rainier, Rainor, Rayner, Raynier and Reiner.

Creative forms:
(male) Raniro, Ronier, ..

(female) Ranie, Ranira, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ranier Marko (R.M.), ..

How popular is Ranier?

Ranier is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#121780 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Ranier is pronounced similarly to Raynar, Raynor, Reinier and Renier. Other recommended names are Banner, Danie, Daniel, Garnier, Haniel, Havier, Javier, Kaniel, Lander, Lanier, Maier, Napier, Rafer, Rahiem, Rainger, Ramiro, Rance, Rancel, Randel, Randey, Randie, Rane, Range, Ranger, Ranieri, Raniero, Rayder, Rayniero, Raziel, Sander, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Xander, Xavier, Zander and Zavier. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ranier.

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