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Gender: Male Meaning of Ranger: "forest guardian" Origin of Ranger: French

The name Ranger is a boy's name of French origin meaning "forest guardian". Ranger and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Lot Can Happen In Sixty Years - Part 2".

From the experts:

The list of occupational boys' names continues to expand, and this is one of the latest to ride onto the range. And, as trends collide, it also has the popular western, cowboyish feel. A much better choice than the increasingly (and scarily) heard Danger.

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Famous People Named Ranger

Ranger Joseph Buckley (b. 2018), son of Irish-born Canadian actor AJ Buckley, brother to Willow Phoenix; twin to Bodhi Robert

Pop Culture References for the name Ranger

Carlos "Ranger" Manoso, bounty hunter character in Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum novels
"The Lone Ranger," radio, TV and movie character
"Walker, Texas Ranger," TV show
"Ranger Rick," children's nature magazine
"Power Rangers," an American entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live action superhero television series

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