Ranier name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ranier mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ranier

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Alt. Meaning

R is for relax, you know how!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Notable Persons Named Ranier

Notable Persons Named Ranier

Ranier Buhagiar

Ranier Buhagiar is an athlete for the Gudja United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ranier

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ranier

Tom Ranier

Tom Ranier is a bebop, cool jazz, west coast jazz, classical music, and pop music pianist, multireedist, composer, and teacher. He plays Saxophones, Clarinets, Flutes, Piano, Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute. Tom was given the name Thomas John Ranier on July 13th, 1949.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ranier U.S.
  White 89.81% 64.26%
  African American 5.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ranier

People with the last name Ranier are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ranier

  • How Popular is the name Ranier? Ranier is the 27,758th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ranier was the 151,532nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ranier have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 199 babies born with the first name Ranier in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ranier to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ranier? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ranier first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ranier is Wednesday, May 5th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ranier born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ranier was in 1989 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ranier: The name spelled backwards is Reinar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rrenia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ranier? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 108 people with the last name Ranier.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ranier? Ranier is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Ranier name meaning

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