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Gender: Male Meaning of Rainier: "wise army" Origin of Rainier: German

The name Rainier is a boy's name of German origin meaning "wise army". Rainier and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Wise and discussed in our forums with posts like "Who's their sibling?".

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European royal name, and to Americans a place-name evoking the majestic mountain in Washington state.

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Famous People Named Rainier

Rainier I of Monaco, Lord of Cagnes
Rainier II, Lord of Monaco
Rainier III (born Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi), Prince of Monaco
Rainier Joseph Diaz Castillo, Filipino actor and singer

Pop Culture References for the name Rainier

Rainier Wolfcastle aka McBain, character on TV's "The Simpsons"
Mount Rainier ("ray-NEER"), volcano in Washington State, USA
Thom Rainier, character in 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' video game

Rainor, Rainar, Rayner, Reinier, Raynier, Rainy, Reiny, Rainer, Rainney