Names starting with Ran-

"RAN" names beginning or starting with Ran- for men. Click here for the list of names containing the element "ran", and here for the list of Ran- names for girls. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.1127%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.0149%, down 86.8%), with names such as Randal, Randall, Randell, Randolph and Ransom becoming somewhat dated. Randy (#511) is the most fashionable baby name in this list.


Rainer - Ronald

Page 1/1 of 15 Ran- grouped names.

[Ranier, .. 5 more] Var. of Rainer 1 Derivative of Old German. "Deciding warrior." Not in Top 1000. See also Reinier. ..

Rance [Rancel, Rancell] 2 Possibly an occupational name from an .. Unusual as baby names, but Rance, Rancell, etc. are similar to the more popular Randell.

Rand 3 Root fr. Old German language. "Shield." Rand (upper 2%), like Stand (upper 48%), Wyand (27%), is a popular -and suffix last name. See also Randie. ..

Randall [Rand, Randal, Randale, Randel, Randell, Randie, Randey, Randl, Randle, Randon, Randy, .. 2 more] 4 Stems fr. Old German element. "Wolf shield." Rand (upper 2%), Randall (1%), Randel (11%), Randell (7%) and Randle (2%) are found frequently as last names. ..

Randi 5 Stems fr. Norwegian, Old German. "Fair, wise judge; wolf shield." Gender-neutral name. Popular as last name. Compare Randi (top 73%) with popular Ra- last names Rand (top 2%), Rands (19%). ..

Randolph [Randal, Randall, Randell, Randolf, Randy, Ranulfo, Ranolf] 6 Source fr. Old German word. "Wolf shield." Adoption of Ranulfo and variants intensified during 1950-1959 and has become less, with Randal, Randall, Randell and Randolph becoming less stylish. ..

Randy [Randey, Randi, Randie] 7 Based on English. Short form of Randall and Randolph .. Prominent, with usage of 0.1223% for Randy and variants as baby names in 2014, but lower than 0.138% the previous year.

Ranger [Range, .. 1 more] 8 Source fr. Old French word. "Forest guardian." Popular as last names, and Ranger (top 8%), Range (7%) are similar to popular surnames Ranes (top 16%), Raney (3%), which also start with Ran-.

Ranjit [Ranjeet] 9 Stems fr. Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Influenced by charm." Ranjit and Ranjeet are unusual as baby names.

Rankin [Rankine, Rankinn] 10 Root fr. Old English, Celtic languages. "Little shield; Son of Francis." Rankin (upper 1%), like Frankin (upper 53%), Schankin (85%), is a common -nkin suffix last name.

Ransford 11 Derivative of Old English. "Raven ford." Not in Top 1000.

Ransley [Ransleigh, Ransly] 12 Based on Old English language. "Raven meadow." Ransley, Ransleigh and Ransly are not Top 1000 names.

Ransom [Ransome] 13 From Old English word. "Warrior's shield." Ransom is popular as a children's name among these variations. ..

[Rane, Ranell, Ranieri, Raniero, .. 12 more] Var. of Raynor 14 Based on Old German language. "Deciding warrior." Rare. Ranieri (cf. Feri, Guri) ends with the common androgynous -ri. ..

[Ranald, .. 11 more] Var. of Ronald 15 Root fr. Old Norse language. "Ruler's counselor." Unique. Ranald (cf. Theobald, Osvald) ends with the favored masculine-sounding -ald. See also Rinaldo. ..

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ran- names: Rand, Randal, Randall, Randel, Randell, Randle, Randolph, Randy, Ransom



Quick Index

Summary of all names (grouped by variations) for Ran- names for boys.

[Rainer - Ronald]
Rainer [Ranier], Rance [Rancell], Rand, Randall [Randy, ..], Randi, Randolph [Ranulfo, ..], Randy [Randie, ..], Ranger [Range], Ranjit [Ranjeet], Rankin [Rankinn], Ransford, Ransley [Ransly], Ransom [Ransome], Raynor [Raniero, ..], Ronald [Ranald]

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