Ryder: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ryder
Origin of the name Ryder:
Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Old English rīdere (rider, knight, mounted warrior). Var: Rider.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Sounds adorable, and like he'd be a stud when he's older.
We picked this name as a sibling set for Ayla, Ember and Maverick.
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My sons name is Ryder, and we mostly just call him by his name (no nicknames). It's such a cute and unique name that we love to use it often. We almost always get positive reactions when we tell people his name.
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Rye, R, Ride, Rides, Why-Dough, Rydey, Roo, Ryder-spider, Ry-Ry, Eye-der,
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Ryder Russell Robinson, son of American actress Kate Hudson.
Rider Strong, American actor.
H. Rider Haggard, Victorian British novelist.
Albert Pinkham Ryder, American painter.
Charles W. Ryder, American General during WWII.
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Charles Ryder, the protagonist of Evelyn Waugh's novel Brideshead Revisited.
Red Ryder, long-running Western character that appeared in comic strips, radio serials and films.
Alex Rider, super spy from the books of the same name by Anthony Horowitz. There's also a movie.
Ryder Lynn, a main character on the hit show Glee.
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