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Rider boy

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Horseman

First name variations: Ryder

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, late Old English rīdere (from rīdan ‘to ride’), a term quickly displaced after the Conquest by the new sense of Knight.
  2. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in woodland. Compare Read 2.
  3. Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Marcaigh ‘descendant of Marcach’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’. The Gaelic name is also Anglicized as Markey.
  4. Americanized form of German Reiter.
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