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What does Reinier mean?

Reinier Pronunciation of Reinier [reinier] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the name Reinier means "deciding warrior". Reinier is a variant form of Raynor (Old German): anglicized form of Ragnar.

Associated with: warrior.


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

2 more relations via Raynor: Ranieri and Raniero.

Creative forms:
(male) Raner, Reinri, ..

(female) Reinica, Reinira, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reinier Destin (R.D.), ..

How popular is Reinier?

Reinier is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#46000 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Reinier has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Reinier is pronounced similarly to Ranier, Raynier and Reiner. Other suggested similar names are Beiler, Denver, Didier, Dizier (see Desiderio), Einer, Ferrier, Gainer, Garnier, Heiner, Heinie, Helier, Joiner, Keifer, Kenner, Kleiner, Lanier, Leander, Linder, Meier, Miner, Neander, Olivier, Raine, Raines, Rainger, Ranger, Rayniero, Reggie, Regner, Reide, Reiding, Reilley, Reinald, Reinart, Reinhard, Reinhart, Reinold, Remie, Rene, Renke, Renne, Rennie, Reyni, Ridder, Rider, Riker, Ritter, River, Rodnie, Ronnie, Sender, Skinner, Tanier, Verner, Verrier, Werner, Wernher and Winter. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reinier.

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