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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Reiner

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  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Reiner means "Warrior or Council" and is of German origin.
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International Interest
  1. A male given name, a less common spelling of Rainer.

Notable Persons Named Reiner

Reiner was born on November 16th, 1957 in Illertissen.


Reiner Schöne is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1957. Reiner was born on January 19th, 1942 in Fritzlar.


Reiner Klimke was an athlete. Reiner was born on January 14th, 1936 in Münster, Germany. He breathed his last breath on August 17th, 1999.


Reiner was born in 1951 in Rochlitz.


Reiner Haseloff is a Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt and Minister-PresidentofSaxony-Anhalt. Reiner was born on February 19th, 1954 in Bülzig.


Reiner was born on November 23rd, 1948 in Brühl (Rhineland). Reiner is also known as Calmund and Reinhold.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Reiner

Rob Reiner is an actor, director, producer, and activist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to present. Rob was given the name Robert Reiner on March 6th, 1947 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.


Carl Reiner is an actor, writer, director, producer, and voice artist. His ongoing career started in 1948. Carl was born on March 20th, 1922 in The Bronx, New York, United States.


Tracy was given the name Tracy Henry on July 7th, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Alysia Reiner is an actress and producer. She was most active from 1999 to present. Alysia was born on July 21st, 1970 in Gainesville, Florida, USA.


Estelle Reiner was an actress; singer. She was most active from 1960 to 1989. Estelle was given the name Estelle Lebost on June 5th, 1914 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. Estelle is also known as Lebost and Estelle. She breathed her last breath on October 25th, 2008.


Annie was born in 1957.


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International Interest for Reiner

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Reiner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reiner U.S.
  White 94.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reiner

People with the last name Reiner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Reiner

  • How Popular is the name Reiner? Reiner is the 26,951st most popular name of all time. As a last name Reiner was the 6,522nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reiner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 199 babies born with the first name Reiner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reiner to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reiner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reiner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reiner is Monday, April 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Reiner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reiner was in 2014 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Reiner: Your name in reverse order is Renier. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irener. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reiner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,202 people with the last name Reiner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reiner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Reiner as their last name.

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