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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Anglo-Saxon : Shield; wolf

How Popular Is The Name Rand

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Rand(e), a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names with the first element rand ‘(shield) rim’, as for example Randolph.
  • English : topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a settlement or on the bank of a river (from Old English rand ‘rim’, used in a topographical sense), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rand in Lincolnshire and Rand Grange in North Yorkshire.
  • German : from a short form of any of the various compound names formed with rand- ‘rim’. Compare 1.
  • German : topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German rand, rant ‘edge’, ‘rim’.

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