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What does Renier mean?

Renier Pronunciation of Renier [re-nier] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the name Renier means "deciding warrior". Renier is a version of Raynor (Old German): anglicized variant of Ragnar.

Associated with: warrior.


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

3 more alternative forms via Raynor: Rane, Ranieri and Raniero.

Creative forms:
(male) Renire, Renor, ..

(female) Renira, Reniri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Renier Donnie (R.D.), ..

How popular is Renier?

Renier is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#38992 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Renier has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Renier is pronounced similarly to Ranier, Raynier and Reiner. Other recommended names are Anker, Avner, Becker, Deker, Denies, Denver, Didier, Dizier (see Desiderio), Ferrer, Fester, Garnier, Gunter, Heder, Helier, Keer, Kenner, Konner, Lanier, Lester, Lexer, Meier, Meyer, Miner, Neander, Nester, Osier, Pepper, Peter, Rance, Randel, Ranger, Rayniero, Reagen, Reave, Redlea, Reed, Reese, Reeves, Regen, Reginn, Regner, Reid, Reizo, Remee, Remie, Renard, Rene, Renfred, Renjiro, Renke, Rennard, Renne, Rennie, Renny, Renton, Renwick, Reuben, Reuel, Reuven, Ridder, Rider, Roger, Rogiero, Rune, Ryker, Ryne, Sender, Senior, Squier, Tanier, Tanner and Teger. These names tend to be more commonly used than Renier.

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