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What does Raynar mean?

Raynar Pronunciation of Raynar [ray-nar] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Raynar means "deciding warrior". Raynar is a variant form of Raynor (Old German): anglicized form of Ragnar.

Associated with: warrior.


Raynar has 6 variants: Rainer, Rainier, Rainor, Rayner, Reinier and Renier.

6 more related forms via Raynor: Ragnar, Rane, Ray, Rayne, Raynell and Raynord.

Creative forms:
(male) Rannar, Ronar, ..

(female) Rayda, Rayrag, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raynar Zachery (R.Z.), ..

How popular is Raynar?

Raynar is an uncommon given name for men. Raynar is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Raynar (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Ray (#713 the previous year). This form of Raynar was favored as a baby name in the 1890s (usage of 0.3%) and has become significantly less common since, with Ray going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ray in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raynar and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Raynar is alike in pronunciation to Ranier, Raynier and Reiner. Other suggested similar names are Abnar, Barbar, Baumar, Cadmar, Caezar, Casar, Danar, Daynard (see Dainard), Dayner, Einar, Fajar, Farrar, Garnar, Gayner, Gaynor, Gunnar, Haidar, Hammar, Haydar, Inar, Jabar, Jafar, Jaffar, Jamar, Jayar, Kadar, Lavar, Lazar, Lazear, Maynard, Maynor, Palmar, Racham, Radnor, Rafa, Rafal, Ragnor, Rain, Rainart, Raja, Rajan, Rama, Ramsay, Ranald, Rance, Randal, Randi, Randl (see Randall), Range, Rayborn, Rayce, Rayder, Rayford, Rayman, Raynald, Raynaldo, Raynard, Raynes, Rayniero, Rayven, Renat, Reynald, Reynard, Riyad, Royal, Roydan, Ryan, Ryder, Ryker, Rylan, Ryne and Sachar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raynar.

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