Popularity:11480
Origin:German
Other Origin(s):Japanese
Meaning:Wolf shield; Orchid
Ran is a gender-neutral name of German or Japanese origin. It may be a shortened form of the ancient Germanic boy’s name Randolph, ultimately derived from the Old Norse Rannúlfr, meaning “wolf shield.” Baby is sure to be proud of such a fearsome name! Ran is also a Japanese girl’s name meaning “orchid.” Whether you prefer the pretty Japanese meaning or the tough German one, this name is a winner either way!
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