Origin:British
Popularity:193
Meaning:horseman, rider
An occupational surname for a rider, a horseman or a messenger on horseback, Ryder has surpassed Rider as the spelling most favored by parents. Kate Hudson adorned her first child with 3 R names: Ryder Russell Robinson in 2004. The name jumped into the top 1,000 the next year and has kept climbing ever since. Ryder is the fifth most popular occupation name for babies, preceded by Mason, Carter, Hunter and Cooper.

Famous Ryders

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Ryder Lee Leguizamo
    Son of John Leguizamo
  • Ryder Radke
    YouTube Star
  • Ryder Robinson
    Son of Kate Hudson

Popularity Trend Chart

Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.

Source: Social Security Administration

Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.
Name added. View your list