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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Rainer. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1940 and 1970

Variant Spelling

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of the Old High German name Raginheri, a combination of 'advise', 'decision' and 'army'

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