Names.org
Popularity
35k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ryder

Girls
Boys
Similar Names
< 1k Rider (English)

How popular is the baby name Ryder in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1960 6 0 6
1963 7 0 7
1966 13 0 13
1967 8 0 8
1968 5 0 5
1969 15 0 15
1970 15 0 15
1971 9 0 9
1972 16 0 16
1973 11 0 11
1974 22 0 22
1975 15 0 15
1976 18 0 18
1977 17 0 17
1978 15 0 15
1979 16 0 16
1980 12 0 12
1981 14 0 14
1982 15 0 15
1983 17 0 17
1984 12 0 12
1985 26 0 26
1986 26 0 26
1987 28 0 28
1988 30 0 30
1989 23 0 23
1990 33 0 33
1991 42 0 42
1992 73 0 73
1993 80 0 80
1994 135 0 135
1995 143 0 143
1996 125 0 125
1997 181 0 181
1998 155 0 155
1999 162 0 162
2000 203 0 203
2001 179 5 174
2002 246 0 246
2003 305 0 305
2004 842 11 831
2005 1,120 11 1,109
2006 1,366 24 1,342
2007 1,779 26 1,753
2008 1,949 17 1,932
2009 2,749 32 2,717
2010 3,006 45 2,961
2011 3,829 129 3,700
2012 3,917 110 3,807 #100 boy name
2013 3,871 103 3,768
2014 4,216 129 4,087 #95 boy name
2015 4,263 133 4,130 #98 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Ryder baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,380 babies born with the name Ryder in the United States. That's more than enough Ryders to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ryder" was in 2015 with a total of 4,130 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ryders)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ryder" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 60 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 4,216 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Ryder popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ryder in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Pennsylvania names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ryder" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ryder as well as things modernly associated with the name Ryder such as celebrities named Ryder.

Origin and Meaning of Ryder

The name "Ryder" is of English origin, and it means "Knight, mounted warrior". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ry"der
Senses
  1. A clause added to a document; a rider. See Rider.(Obs)
  2. Etymology: D. rijder, properly, a rider

    A gold coin of Zealand [Netherlands] equal to 14 florins, about $5.60 (ca. 1910).

Other Inspirations for the Name Ryder

Ryder Cup
Ryder Cup 2015
Ryder Cup 2016
Ryder Fleet Products
Ryder Truck Rental
Ryder Used Trucks
Ryder Jobs
Ryder Truck
Ryder Truck Sales
Ryder Robinson

Alternative Meanings

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Y is for young, the years never show!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for rational, the way you think.

Your name in reverse order is "Redyr". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ryedr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ryder born Dec 17, 1965

What would you ask a Psychic? Get 3 FREE minutes with the most qualified advisors

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Ryder

Name poster for Ryder(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

Also see our other name lists.

Names Searched Right Now

< 1k Renugadevi
< 1k Jatayveon
< 1k Azeem
573k Peter
< 1k Analiyah
336k Tiffany
< 1k Hosia
882k Anna
< 1k White
< 1k Halafa
19k Kiley
< 1k Ruscle
< 1k Nuella
383k Judy
< 1k Zedana
< 1k Daksan