Originating from Old German, the boy’s name Reiner means “army counsel,” which derives from the German ragin meaning “advice” and heri meaning “army.” This name is usually recognized as a surname like the famous director of Stand By Me and When Harry Met Sally, Rob Reiner. However, don’t let its last name status deter you from making the charming Reiner into a lovely first name for baby. For anime fans, hearing Reiner used as a forename is maybe not new to you, especially if one of your favorite shows is Attack on Titan. Other variations of the name include Ragnar, Rainer, and Raynor.
Famous People Named Reiner
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Carl ReinerComedian, Director
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