Old Norse name of uncertain meaning. Theories include:
1) Old Norse rán = 'robbery', 'theft' 
2) Old Norse rámr = 'hoarse' 
For combinations see RAN (name element)
Rán and her husband Ægir had nine daughters ("billow maidens"), each name reflecting a different characteristic of ocean waves:
|Female ♀||Male ♂|
|#: count of main first name only|
|&: count of both main and additional first names|
| Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.
No recent statistics trend found in databases for Rán.