Meaning:Shield rim
Rand is a boy’s name of German origin. It derives from the ancient Germanic word rand, which referred to the rim of a shield. Rand may be a shortened form of several names, including Randolph, Randall and Randy. In England, Rand can be found as a place name, for example Rand in Lincolnshire and Rand Grange in North Yorkshire. This is due to the Old English word rand, which denoted a border or edge. The name was also used by writer Robert Jordan for the main character of his series Wheel of Time, Rand al’Thor. Despite its ancient roots, Rand has a modern, almost futuristic feel, making it perfect for a 21st-century baby!
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