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What does Raynor mean?

Raynor /ray-nor/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced RAY-ner. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Raynor is "deciding warrior". Anglicized version of Ragnar, an ancient personal name, and a version of Rainer.


Raynor has 16 variants: Ragnar, Rainer, Rainier, Rainor, Rane, Ranell, Ranieri, Raniero, Ray, Raynar, Rayne, Raynell, Rayner, Raynord, Reinier and Renier.

Raynor has 5 more related variations via Ragnar, Rainer: Ragnor, Ranier, Raynier, Regner and Reiner.

Kreatif forms: Raynorree, Reenor. [more]

How popular is Raynor?

Raynor is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#4366 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Raynor and related names. Ray (#733 a year ago) is the only prominent related form of Raynor (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.945%) and is now significantly less widespread (usage 0.267%, down 71.7%), with Ray becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ray in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Gaynor, Maynor and Radnor. Like Raynor, these names are not frequently used.