Rider Origin and Meaning

The name Rider is a boy's name of English origin meaning "horseman".

Rider is a rock-and-roll baby name, in every sense of the term, though usually spelled Ryder, as in the sons of Kate Hudson and John Leguizamo.

Rider Popularity

Famous People Named Rider

  • Henry Rider HaggardBritish novelist
  • Rider King StrongAmerican actor
  • Rider KiesnerAmerican rodeo cowboy; brother of Roper Kiesner

Rider in Pop Culture

  • Flynn Ridera main character in Disney's "Tangled"
  • Ridercharacter in the Japanese series "Fate/Stay Night" and "Fate/Zero"
  • Alex Ridermain character in a series of spy novels by Anthony Horowitz
  • Honey RiderBond Girl in book/film "Dr. No"
  • "I Know You Rider" traditional blues song adapted by many artists
  • Ghost Rider a character in Marvel Universe