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Rainer

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German
"wise army"

Rainer Origin and Meaning

The name Rainer is a boy's name of German origin meaning "wise army".
Rainer is one of those baby names that is still under-the-radar but has been quietly gaining traction: The number of boys who've received the name has doubled in the past decade, to just under 50. Part nature name and part traditional German name for boys, Rainer can claim a place among the two-syllable r-ending baby names so fashionable for boys today.

Rainer Popularity

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Famous People Named Rainer

  • Rainer Maria RilkeGerman poet
  • Rainer Werner FassbinderGerman film director
  • Rainer SchüttlerGerman tennis player
  • Archduke Rainer Joseph Johann Michael Franz Hieronymus of Austria
  • Rainer KrauseGerman psychologist

Rainer in Pop Culture

  • Rainer MariaAmerican rock band
  • Rainer Devoncharacter on TV's "Famous in Love"
  • Naming an Eevee "Rainer" and evolving it will make it evolve into a Vaporeon in Pokemon Go