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Gender: Male Meaning of Rider: "horseman" Origin of Rider: English

The name Rider is a boy's name of English origin meaning "horseman". Rider and is often added to lists like English Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Rider

Rider King Strong, American actor
Rider Kiesner, American rodeo cowboy; brother of Roper Kiesner
Henry Rider Haggard, British novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Rider

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

Rydder, Ridder, Ry, Rye