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Origin and popularity of the name RYDER


Ryder : 1: English and Irish: variant of Rider.2: Americanized and Flemish form of Dutch Rijder: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger Middle Dutch rider ‘horseman rider’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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