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Names starting with R

Ruqayya - Arabic name meaning "ascent."
Rudolphus - Latin form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf."
Rasheed - Variant spelling of Arabic Rashid, meaning "rightly guided."
Rune - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rúni, meaning "secret lore."
Radek - Czech name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Richie - Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rees - Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Ronnie - English pet form of Latin Veronica, meaning "bringer of victory." Compare with masculine Ronnie. 
Rowan - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "rowan tree." Compare with masculine Rowan. 
Radinka - Russian equivalent of French Radelle, meaning "counsel."
Remiel - Hebrew form of Arabic Ramiel ("thunder of God"), meaning "mercy of God." In Christian and Islamic tradition, this is the name of a Watcher. He is one of the seven archangels listed in the Book of Enoch. He is the angel of hope,and has two main duties: he is responsible for divine visions, and guides thesouls of the faithful to Heaven. It is also said that he is the archangel who wasresponsible for the destruction of the armies of Sennacherib. 
Rakesh - Hindi name meaning "lord of the full moon day."
Rostya - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Rubye - Variant spelling of English Ruby, meaning "red" or "ruby."
Richaud - Norman French form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ryuu - Japanese name meaning "dragon spirit."
Rhebekka - Greek form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
Ragnhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
Rodica - Romanian name derived from the Slavic word rod, meaning "fertile."
Ruba - Arabic name meaning "hill."
Ridwana - Feminine form of Arabic Ridwan, meaning "satisfaction."
Remmao - Egyptian name meaning "rich man."
Rebekah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
Ritika - Hindi name meaning "brass" or "stream."
Raven - English unisex name derived from the bird name raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
Rajni - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Rajya - Hindi form of Arabic Rajiya, meaning "hopeful."
Ranj - Short form of Hindi Ranjeet, meaning "victorious in battle."
Reece - Variant spelling of English Reese, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Raziya - Egyptian name meaning "agreeable."
Rieti - Pet form of Finnish Feetrikki, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Rubina - Elaborated form of English Ruby, meaning "ruby."
Rimon - Unisex form of English Rimmon, meaning "pomegranate." 
Reuel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Rəuwel, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; heoversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefullytogether with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir ofPrincipalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He isthe angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified withthe angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angelwho opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon,an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similarfigure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumeriantexts as Rig. 
Rubén - Spanish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
Robby - Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Rimmown - Hebrew name of uncertain origin, meaning "pomegranate." In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth. 
Ritsika - Hindi name meaning "tradition."
Rashawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Roland - Norman French form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Rangi - Maori myth name of a sky god, meaning "sky."
Ruuben - Finnish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
Renshu - Chinese name meaning "benevolent forbearance."
Ramiro - Spanish form of Latin Ramirus, meaning "wise and famous."
Riku - Pet form of Finnish Rikhard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rainer - A derivative of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Raz - Aramaic unisex name, meaning "secret."
Ríoghbhardán - Old Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements ríogh "king," bard "poet," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little poet-king."
Reut - Hebrew name meaning "friend."
Raja - Arabic name meaning "hope."
Rurik - Russian form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Raynard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise and strong."
Razmig - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Rohana - Feminine form of Hindi Rohan, meaning "one who travels the higher path."
Reilly - Variant spelling of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye meadow. 
Rei - Japanese name meaning 1) "bell," 2) "nothing, zero" or 3) "lovely," 4) "spirit."
Reiko - Japanese name meaning "lovely child."
Renáta - Hungarian form of Latin Renata, meaning "reborn."
Reyna -   Variant spelling of Spanish Reina, meaning "queen."
Radojka - Serbian name meaning "joy."
Rózsa - Hungarian form of Russian Roza, meaning "rose."
Ríoghnach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word ríoghan, meaning "queen." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of king Niall.
Róża - Polish form of Russian Roza, meaning "rose."
Renzo - Short form of Italian Lorenzo, meaning "of Laurentum."
Róis - Irish form of English Rose, meaning "rose."
Radoslava - Feminine form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Ríg - Old Norse name meaning "king." In mythology, this is the name of the god who brought into being the progenitors of the three classes of human beings.
Réamann - Irish Gaelic form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Ruaidrí - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
Ristéard - Irish Gaelic form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ravindra - Variant spelling of Hindi Rabindra, meaning "sun-Indra."
Raisel - Diminutive form of Yiddish Raise ("rose"), hence "little rose."
Randell - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rannulfus - Latinized form of Frankish German Rannulf, meaning "plundering wolf."
Radomila - Feminine form of Czech Radomil, meaning "happy favor."
Radomira - Feminine form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Radka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Radko, meaning "happy."
Radmila - Feminine form of Serbian Radmilo, meaning "happy favor."
Radhika - Hindi name meaning "fulfiller of desires." In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to Radha. 
Régis - French occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old French régir ("to rule or manage"), hence "manager, ruler."
Régulo - Spanish form of Roman Latin Regulus, meaning "ruler."
Reinhold - German form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Robbie - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Rasha - Arabic name meaning "young gazelle."
Remedios - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de los Remedios ("Our Lady of the Remedies"), hence "remedies."
Raj - Hindi name meaning "king."
Rowanne - Variant spelling of English Rowan, meaning "rowan tree." 
Ruxandra - Romanian form of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn."
Rie - Japanese name meaning "valued blessing."
Rida - Arabic name derived from the word rida, meaning "contentment."
Raymonda - Feminine form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Ryo - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "brightness," 2) "distant," 3) "reality," 4) "refreshing."
Reginald - English name derived from Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Rodolf - Dutch form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Rusty - Byname for someone with "rust-colored hair," derived from the English vocabulary word rust. 
Ranulph - Variant spelling of Scottish Ranulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rosalia - Late Latin name meaning "rose." 
Raymond - English form of Old French Raimund, meaning "wise protector." 
Rebekka - Danish, German and Norwegian form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer."
Rica - Short form of Latin Frederica, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Rasui - Egyptian name meaning "dream."
Richard - English form of Norman French Richaud, meaning "powerful ruler."
Reto - German name meaning "of Rhaetia," a region in eastern Switzerland.
Randal - Medieval form of English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Riordan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
Reena - Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rina, meaning "joy."
Roparzh - Breton form of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
Rajesh - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements raj "king" and isa "lord, ruler," hence "ruler of kings."
Rilind - Albanian name derived from the word rilind, meaning "birth, east, rebirth, reincarnation."
Rashmi - Hindi name meaning "ray of sunlight."
Rogerius - Latin form of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Rajiv - Hindi name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Roy -   Pet form of Irish Gaelic Roibéard, meaning "bright fame."
Runa - Feminine form of Scandinavian Rune, meaning "secret lore."
Raghu - Hindi name meaning "swift."
Rava - Esperanto name meaning "ravishing."
Rébecca - French form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer." 
Rashid - Arabic name meaning "rightly guided."
Rishi - Hindi name meaning "sage." 
Rosine - French pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Rocco - Italian name of derived from the Germanic element hrok, meaning "rest."
Reah - Variant spelling of Greek Rhea, meaning "ease, flow."
Raza - Variant form of Arabic Rida, meaning "contentment."
Rina -   Short form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Rufaro - African Shona name meaning "happiness."
Ryszard - Polish form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rufus - Latin name meaning "red-haired."
Raulf - Norman French contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Raiden - Japanese myth name of a god of thunder, meaning "thunder and lightning."
Rajani - Hindi name meaning "night." In mythology, this is another name of the goddess Kali.
Rafaela -   Feminine form of Portuguese/Spanish Rafael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rizwana - Feminine form of Arabic Rizwan, meaning "satisfaction." It is a variant spelling of Ridwana.
Randa - Short form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." 
Ronny - Variant spelling of English/Scottish Ronnie, meaning "wise ruler."
Rogelius - Late Latin name, possibly a diminutive form of Latin Rogatus, meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Rheia - Variant spelling of Greek Rhea, meaning "ease, flow."
Rajendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word raj "king" and the name of the god Indra, hence "king-Indra."
Ramachandra - Hindi name composed of the name of the god Rama and the Sanskrit element candra "moon," hence "Rama-moon."
Ronaldo - Portuguese form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Reinhard - Contracted form of German Reginhard, meaning "wise and strong."
Romain - French form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
Rosy - Variant spelling of English Rosie, meaning "rose."
Ramla - African Zulu and Egyptian name meaning "prophetess."
Ray - Short form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Rhosyn - Welsh name meaning "rose."
Rhea - Greek name meaning "ease, flow." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus.
Rufina - Feminine form of Roman Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
Ríonach - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ríoghnach, meaning "queen."
Romy - Pet form of German Rosemarie, meaning "rose" and "obstinate, rebellious."
Roxie - English pet form of French Roxanne, meaning "dawn."
Rhoda - Latin form of Greek Rhodē, meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
Rainier - French form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Rózsi - Pet form of Hungarian R�zsa, meaning "rose."
Radelle - French name of German origin, meaning "counsel."
Ríghnach - Variant spelling of Irish Ríoghnach, meaning "queen."
Ricardo - Spanish form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rhett - American English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Dutch de Raedt, from Middle Dutch raet, meaning "advice."
Rikhard - Finnish form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rosaire - French name meaning "rosary."
Ridwan - Arabic name meaning "satisfaction."
Randulfr - Old Norse name composed of the elements rand "rim (of a shield)" and ulfr "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Rajender - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
Robina - Feminine form of English unisex Robin, meaning "bright fame."
Roldán - Spanish form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
Russ - Short form of English Russell, meaning "little red one."
Randulf - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Randwulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rimmon -  Anglicized form of Hebrew Rimmown, meaning "pomegranate." In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth. 
Risto - Short form of Finnish Kristoffer, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Rai - Chamoru name meaning "king."
Riel - Short form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Rani - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Ramiel - Arabic name meaning "thunder of God." In Christian and Islamic tradition, this is the name of a Watcher. He is one of the seven archangels listed in the Book of Enoch. He is the angel of hope,and has two main duties: he is responsible for divine visions, and guides thesouls of the faithful to Heaven. It is also said that he is the archangel who wasresponsible for the destruction of the armies of Sennacherib. Remiel is his Hebrew name.
Roz - Short form of English Rosalind, meaning "weak horse." 
Razmouhi - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Raimond - Old French form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rodolfo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Rolf -   Contracted form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf." This name came into Middle English use via the Normans.
Reina - Spanish name meaning "queen."
Rephael - Hebrew name meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel.
Racquel - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Renato - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
Ruolan - Chinese name meaning "like an orchid."
Rizwan - Variant spelling of Arabic Ridwan, meaning "satisfaction."
Rozália - Hungarian form of Latin Rosalia, meaning "rose."
Rozanne - Variant spelling of English Rosanne, meaning "rose of grace."
Roze - Lithuanian form of Russian Roza, meaning "rose."
Remus - Roman name derived from Latin remus, meaning "oar," but sometimes translated as "swift." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Romulus. According to legend, Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome.
Romilda - Variant spelling of Lombardic Italian Romhilda, meaning "famous battle."
Rajmund - Polish and Slovene form of Frankish Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ratna - Feminine form of Hindi Ratan, meaning "gem, jewel."
Rais - Arabic name meaning "chief, leader."
Rukmini - Hindi legend name of a lover of Krishna, meaning "adorned with gold."
Redd - Variant spelling of English Red, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
Rachna - Hindi name meaning "creation."
Rithika - Variant spelling of Hindi Ritika, meaning "brass" or "stream."
Reiner - Variant spelling of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Rocky - Originally a byname for a tough guy, this name was used by the boxing champion Rocky Marciano as an English form of his Italian name Rocco, "rest," which he felt would be more suitable as a name for a fighter.
Rashida - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Ramira - Feminine form of Spanish Ramiro, meaning "wise and famous."
Ria -   English short form of Latin Maria "obstinate, rebellious" and Victoria "conqueror."
Rosina - Italian pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Reimund - A derivative of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raanan - Hebrew name meaning "fresh, luxuriant."
Roxanne - Variant spelling of French Roxane, meaning "dawn." This is the preferred spelling used by the English.
Raniya - Arabic name meaning "gazing, looking at."
Ralphie - Pet form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Rameses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Riothamus - Latin name, possibly meaning "highest leader." This was the name of a military leader who took part in the Roman campaign against Euric, king of the Visigoths, and was defeated. 
Ruqayyah - Variant spelling of Arabic Ruqayya, meaning "ascent."
Refilwe - African Tswana unisex name meaning "we were given."
Rhaab - Greek form of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
Rupu - Pet form of Finnish Ruupeni, meaning "behold a son!"
Rafa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rapha, meaning "feeble, flaccid, weak," i.e. "a shade" living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think. 
Ramakrishna - Hindi compound name composed of the names Rama "black, dark" or "darkness" and Krishna "the black/blue."
Rehema - Egyptian name meaning "compassionate."
Royce - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the medieval feminine name Royse, which is probably a horse-related name.
Rein - Short form of German names beginning with Rein-, meaning "wise."
Ravi - Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning "sun."
Rinnah - Hebrew unisex name meaning "shouting for joy." In the bible, this is the name of descendant of Judah. Although this is a masculine name in the bible, it is otherwise used primarily as a feminine name.
Rajan - Hindi name meaning "king."
Reshmi - Hindi name meaning "silk."
Roxy - Variant spelling of English Roxie, meaning "dawn."
Riad - Arabic name meaning "gardens."
Roni - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my joy" or "my song." Compare with strictly feminine Roni.
Rüdiger - Variant form of Old High German Hrodgar, meaning "famous spear."
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
Ram - Hebrew name meaning "high." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.
Raylene - Feminine form of English Ray, meaning "wise protector."
Rachav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide."
Rita -  Short form of Spanish Marguerita, meaning "pearl."
Rabab - Arabic name derived from the word rababah, meaning "musical instrument."
Roshan - Persian unisex name meaning "bright, light."
Rohan - Tolkien character name meaning "horse country" in his invented Sindarin language. Compare with masculine forms of Rohan.
Rikki - Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rosalind - Often translated "lovely rose" using Latin elements, this name was introduced to Britain by the Normans and is therefore more likely to be of Germanic origin, probably composed of the elements hros "horse" and lind "weak, tender," hence "weak horse."
Roger - Norman English form of Anglo-Saxon Hroðgar, meaning "famous spear." 
Ros -   Short form of English Rosalind, meaning "weak horse." 
Rajeev - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajiv, a name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Regan - English Shakespearian name, possibly derived from the Irish Gaelic word ríogan, meaning "queen."
Ragna - Short form of Scandinavian names containing the Old Norse element regin/ragin, meaning "advice, decision, counsel," hence "wise."
Radley - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a place composed of the Old English elements read "red" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "red meadow."
Runi - Danish form of Old Norse Rúni, meaning "secret lore."
Rayner - English form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Rachelle - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Randy - Pet form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." Compare with masculine Randy. 
Ryan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riain ("descendant of Rian"), hence "little king."
Rana - Arabic name meaning "eye-catching."
Ross - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Gaelic word ros, meaning "headland, promontory."
Rozafa - Albanian name derived from the name of a castle in Shkodra, which was named after a young woman who was walled up inside of it. The name is probably "rose"-related.
Raelene - Elaborated form of English Rae, possibly meaning "sunbeam."
Rae - English name, possibly derived from the vocabulary word ray, meaning "sunbeam."
Rihards - Latvian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rasa - Lithuanian name meaning "dew."
Roar - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróarr, meaning "famous spear."
Rainerio - Spanish form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Robin -  Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." This name is also sometimes given as a bird name.
Roslyn - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Ratan - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word ratna, meaning "jewel."
Rubena - Esperanto name meaning "like a ruby."
Rogelio - Spanish form of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Rogatus - Latin name meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Rostik - Czech pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Roch - French form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Reid - Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
Ranjit - Hindi name meaning "victorious in battle."
Ramesses - Egyptian name composed of the name of the god Ra and the word mes "son," hence "son of Ra."
Rorie - Variant spelling of English Rory, meaning "red king."
Rafiqa - Feminine form of Arabic Rafiq, meaning "companion, friend."
Rhona - Old Scottish name, possibly meant to be a feminine form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler." 
Rhianu - Variant form of Welsh Rhian, meaning "maiden."
Ra - Egyptian name meaning "sun." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the mid-day sun.
Romey - Variant spelling of German Romy, meaning "rose" and "obstinate, rebellious."
Rav - Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."
Ralphina - Feminine form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Rebecka -   Swedish form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer."
Rosita - Spanish pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Ryley - Masculine form of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye clearing."
Roshanak - Variant spelling of Persian Roušanak, meaning "dawn."
Rhouth - Greek form of Hebrew Ruwth ("appearance" or "friendship"), meaning "female friend." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of David and of Christ. 
Reed - Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
Rónán - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word rón "oath, seal" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little oath, little seal."
Ráichéal - Irish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ritzpa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." 
Róisín - Diminutive form of Irish Róis ("rose"), hence "little rose."
Rosanne - English compound name composed of Rose "rose" and French Anne "favor-grace," hence "rose of grace."
Raniero - Italian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Rhisiart - Welsh form of Old Norman French Richaud, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ruadhán - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh ("red"), hence "little red."
Rikárd - Hungarian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Riagán - Variant spelling of Gaelic Riaghán, possibly meaning "furious, impulsive."
Riaghán - Old Gaelic name, possibly related to the word ríodhgach, meaning "furious, impulsive."
Ramon - Catalan form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Roma - Hebrew name meaning "exalted, lofty." 
Romolo - Italian form of Latin Romulus, meaning "from Rome."
Ráhel - Hungarian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raginwald - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel" and wald "power," hence "wise ruler."
Rórdán - A derivative of Irish Gaelic Ríoghbhardán, meaning "little poet-king."
Renfrew - Welsh name meaning "dwells near the stillriver." 
Redmund - Variant spelling of English Redmond, meaning "wise protector."
Rawya - Variant spelling of Arabic Rawiya, meaning "story-teller."
Rhetta - Feminine form of English Rhett, meaning "advice."
Randall - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rikert - Low German form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raghnall - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rīs - Old Welsh name, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Rötger - Low German form of Old High German Hrotger, meaning "famous spear."
Rögnvaldr - Variant form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Róðgeirr - Variant spelling of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Róbert - Hungarian form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Ríona - Short form of Irish Gaelic Catríona, meaning "pure."
Ríoghnán - Irish name composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
Rémy - French form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
Rémi - Variant spelling of French Rémy, meaning "oarsman."
Régine - French form of Latin Regina, meaning "queen."
Ránnulfr - Variant spelling of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Ruairí - Variant spelling of Irish Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
Ruaidhrí - Irish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements ruadh "red" and rí from ríogh "king," hence "red king."
Román - Spanish form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
Roldão - Portuguese form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
Rocío - Spanish religious name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María del Rocío ("Mary of the Dew"), hence "dew."
Rhodē - Greek name meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
Renée - Feminine form of French René, meaning "reborn."
René - French form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
Raphaël - French form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Ragnheiður - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and heiðr "brightness," hence "bright counsel."
Ragnfriður - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnfriðr, meaning "wise and beautiful."
Ragnfriðr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and friðr "beautiful," hence "wise and beautiful."
Ragnbjörg - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and björg "help, protection," hence "wise protector."
Radoš - Short form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Russel - Variant spelling of English Russell, meaning "little red one."
Ruwa - Arabic name meaning "beauty."
Rashad - Arabic name meaning "good conduct, good counsel."
Roušanak - Persian name meaning "dawn." Also spelled Roshanak.
Roibéard - Irish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Ryoko - Japanese name meaning 1) "bright child" or 2) "refreshing child."
Rheta - English variant spelling of Spanish Rita, meaning "pearl." 
Rhama - Greek form of Hebrew Ramah, meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin.
Reubhen - Variant spelling of English Reuben, meaning "behold a son!"
Reinmund - Contracted form of German Reginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Regulus - Roman Latin name meaning "ruler."
Red - Old English byname transferred to forename use, derived from the word read ("red"), hence "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
Re - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ra, meaning "sun."
Rupert - Low German form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame."
Rufinus - Roman derivative of Latin Rufus, meaning "red-haired."
Rochelle - Feminine form of French Roch, meaning "rest."
Randolph - Modern English form of Middle English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rosalin - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Ramah -  Hebrew name meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between Israel and Syria. 
Rosemarie - German compound name composed of Rose "rose" and Marie "obstinate, rebellious."
Ramman - Akkadian name of a Babylonian-Assyrian god of thunder and storms, meaning "thunderer." Ramman is also known by the name Adad, meaning "thunder." 
Rovena - Albanian form of Latin Rowena, possibly meaning "famous joy."
Ramunas - Lithuanian name derived from the word ramus, meaning "calm."
Regana - Elaborated form of English Regan, meaning "queen." 
Rheanna - Variant spelling of English Rhianna, meaning "maiden."
Rhamantus - Welsh name meaning "romantic."
Rolant - Welsh form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Radovan - Serbian name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Rahab - Anglicized form of Greek Rhaab/Rhachab and Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
Romhilda - Lombardic Italian name composed of the Germanic elements hrom "fame" and hild "battle," hence "famous battle."
Randwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements rand "rim of a shield" and wulf "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Rosella - Italian pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Ragnvaldr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision" and valdr "to rule," hence "wise ruler."
Rylan - English name derived from the surname Ryland, meaning "rye land."
Ru - Chinese name meaning "scholar" or "follower of Confucius."
Rosette - French diminutive form of Latin Rosa, meaning "little rose."
Ramsay - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from a place name composed of the Old English elements hramsa "wild garlic" and eg "island," hence "wild-garlic island."
Reene - English variant spelling of French Renée, meaning "reborn."
Rylee - Feminine form of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye meadow."
Rudolph - English name derived from Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Renie - English pet form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Rhiannon - Welsh name probably derived from the Old Celtic title Rigantona, meaning "great queen." In mythology, this is the name of a horse goddess equated with Celtic Epona. She was the daughter of Hefeydd and mother of Pryderi. 
Roxane - French form of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn." 
Reijo - Finnish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Rikke - Short form of Danish Frederikke, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Rutendo - African Shona unisex name meaning "faith."
Rousel - Old French byname for a red-head, composed of the word rous "red," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little red one."
Rheinallt - Welsh form of German Reinhold, meaning "wise ruler."
Rauha - Finnish name meaning "peace."
Rastus - Short form of Latin Erastus, meaning "beloved." 
Reynaud - Variant spelling of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."
Ragne - Masculine form of Scandinavian Ragna, a short form of names containing the Old Norse element regin ("advice, decision, counsel"), hence "wise."
Ramona - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Rakel - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raleigh - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Devon composed of the Old English elements read "red" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "red meadow."
Raheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Rahim, meaning "compassionate."
Roddy -  Pet form of English Roderick, meaning "famous power," "red king," or "reddish-brown." Also used as a pet form of many other names beginning with Rod-.
Raibert - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Raffaella - Feminine form of Italian Raffaello, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." 
Rico -   Contracted form of Spanish Ricardo, meaning "powerful ruler."
Radmilo - Serbian form of Polish Radomił, meaning "happy favor."
Rogier - French form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear." 
Royale - Variant spelling of English Royal, meaning "king."
Reynaldo - Spanish form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Roopertti - Finnish form of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
Remo - Italian form of Roman Latin Remus, meaning "oar," but sometimes translated as "swift."
Rodrigue - French form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Rozenn - Breton name meaning "rose."
Rosemonde - French form of German Rosamund, meaning "horse-protection."
Rosalina - Latin form of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Rezart - Variant spelling of Albanian Rezar, meaning "golden ray."
Reynold - Norman French form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rudolf - Modern form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf."
Raffaello - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rebeka - Hungarian and Slovene form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer."
Randolf -   Scandinavian form of Old Norse Randolfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Reino - Variant spelling of German Rein, meaning "wise." In use by the Danish, Finnish and Norwegians.
Rickert - Low German form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Roxana - Latin form of Persian Roušanak, meaning "dawn." This was the name of a wife of Alexander the Great.
Rhianon - Variant spelling of Welsh Rhiannon, meaning "great queen."
Ruaridh - Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
Raimunda - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Rou - Chinese name meaning "amiable, gentle, mild."
Rick -  Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rachab - Hebrew name meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
Raquel - Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rexanne - Feminine form of English Rex ("king"), hence "queen."
Rasmus -  Short form of Latin Erasmus, meaning "beloved." In use by the Scandinavians.
Romeo - Italian name meaning "one who has made a pilgrimage to Rome."
Rian - Old Gaelic name, probably composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
Rodolph - Variant spelling of French Rodolphe, meaning "famous wolf."
Rachim - Aramaic name meaning "compassion."
Reuven - Variant spelling of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!"
Raghnailt - Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Reginold - Variant spelling of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler." 
Roffe - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Rolf, meaning "famous wolf." 
Radzimierz - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and mir "peace," hence "happy peace."
Rodbertus - Latin form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Reynaldus - Latin form of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."
Rubie - Variant spelling of English Ruby, meaning "ruby."
Romola - Feminine form of Italian Romolo, meaning "from Rome."
Rosalyn - Medieval English form of Germanic Rosalind, meaning "weak horse."
Reuwben - Hebrew name meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.
Raimondo - Italian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Renita - Possibly a pet form of Latin Rena, meaning "reborn."
Ridley - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements hreod "reeds" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "reed meadow."
Remigio - Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
Ratko - Serbian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Rab -   Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Rosabella - Italian compound name composed of Latin Rosa "rose" and Bella "beautiful," hence "beautiful rose."
Renae - Variant spelling of Latin Rena, meaning "reborn."
Ruperta - Feminine form of Low German Rupert, meaning "bright fame."
Rowland - Medieval English form of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
Rafe - Medieval form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Richardine - Feminine form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Royle - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements ryge "rye" and hyll "hill," hence "rye hill."
Rusul - Arabic name meaning "messengers, prophets."
Randi - Variant spelling of English Randy, meaning "worthy of admiration."
Romanus - Latin name meaning "Roman."
Rosalba - Italian compound name composed of Latin Rosa "rose" and Alba "dawn," hence "rose of dawn."
Romana - Feminine form of Italian Romano, meaning "Roman." 
Radu - Romanian pet form of Slavic names containing the element rad, meaning "happy."
Rosetta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Rosa, meaning "little rose."
Richelle - Pet form of English Richarda, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rinor - Albanian name meaning "adolescent; youth."
Ryota - Japanese name meaning "stout, strong."
Rudy - Pet form of English Rudolph, meaning "famous wolf."
Ranya - Contracted form of Arabic Raniya, meaning "gazing, looking at."
Regula - Feminine form of Roman Latin Regulus, meaning "rule."
Rhachab - Variant form of Greek Rhaab, a form of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
Ribqah - Hebrew name meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac. Also spelled Rivka.
Rin - Japanese name meaning "cold, dignified, severe." 
Reanna - Variant spelling of English Rhianna, meaning "maiden."  
Rognvald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rose - Today, this English name is most often given as a flower name, or used as a short form of the herb name Rosemary. However, it was in use throughout the Middle Ages (long before herb and flower names became popular) and probably originated as a short form of longer Germanic names containing the word hrod, meaning "horse."
Rafael - German, Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Riikka - Short form of Finnish Fredriikka, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Ruta -   Lithuanian name meaning "rue (the herb)."
Ratana - Thai name meaning "crystal."
Rhonda - English name derived from a Welsh place name, Rhondda Valley, which was named after the river running through it, meaning "noisy." 
Rong - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "flourishing" or 2) "harmonious."
Reenie - English pet form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Rapha - Hebrew name meaning "feeble, flaccid, weak," i.e. "a shade" living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think. In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin and a descendent of Saul.
Rivalen - In Arthurian legend, this is another name for Meliadus, the father of Tristan and husband to Blanchefleur. He was known as "lord of the isles."
Rafiq - Arabic name meaning "companion, friend."
Robi - Pet form of Hungarian Róbert, meaning "bright fame."
Rosanna - Italian compound name composed of Rosa "rose" and Anna "favor, grace," hence "rose of grace."
Rekorius - Finnish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Rowtag - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fire."
Rio - English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
Radomir - Czech form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Raffaele - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Raymonde - Feminine form of French Raimond, meaning "wise protector."
Racheal - Variant spelling of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Roban - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Roibéard, meaning "bright fame."
Reagan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagáin, "descendant of Riagán," hence "furious, impulsive."
Radoslav - Czech form of Polish Radosław, meaning "happy glory."
Rupinder - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element rupa "beauty" and the name of the god Indra," hence "beauty-Indra."
Ruchel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rich - Short form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rosalynne - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Rachael - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Remei - Catalan name meaning "remedy."
Rabiah - Egyptian name meaning "born during the spring."
Ragnvald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rehoboam - Anglicized form of Hebrew Rechabam, meaning "who enlarges the people." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon, who governed the kingdom of Judah.
Robynne - Feminine form of English unisex Robin, meaning "bright fame."
Roberta -   Feminine form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Rositsa - Pet form of Bulgarian Rosa, meaning "dew."
Ren - Japanese name meaning "water lily."
Raymundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ruaraidh - Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
Raimund - Norman French form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimo - Finnish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rhydderch - Welsh name, originally a byname, meaning "reddish-brown."
Ruya - Arabic name meaning "sight, vision."
Reva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with masculine Reva.
Romulus - Roman Latin name meaning "from Rome." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Remus. According to legend, Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome.
Rigby - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements hryggr "ridge" and býr "farm, settlement," hence "ridge settlement."
Rollo -   Latin form of Old French Roul, meaning "famous wolf."
Reinald -  Old French form of German Reinhold, meaning "wise ruler."
Rudyard - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "red paddock" or "red yard." 
Roque - Portuguese and Spanish form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Roc - Catalan form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Rawiya - Arabic name derived from the word rawa, meaning "to relate," hence "story-teller."
Rasul - Arabic name meaning "messenger, prophet."
Radha - Hindi name meaning "successful." In mythology, this is the name of a lover of Krishna.
Robyn - Pet form of Welsh Rhobert, meaning "bright fame."
Richarda - Feminine form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rik - Variant spelling of English Rick, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rozafati - Variant form of Albanian Rozafa, which is probably a "rose"-related name.
Raimonda - Feminine form of Italian Raimondo, meaning "wise protector."
Ryanne - Variant spelling of English Ryana, meaning "little queen."
Roderick - Anglicized form of Old Welsh Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown."
Read - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Old English byname, Red, meaning "red-headed or ruddy-complexioned." 
Rostek - Pet form of Polish Rościsław, meaning "usurp-glory."
Rashne - Persian name meaning "judge."
Roselle - French pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Regena - English variant spelling of Latin Regina, meaning "queen."
Rostinka - Pet form of Czech Rostislava, meaning "usurp-glory."
Ruy - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Rodrigo, meaning "famous power."
Reginar - German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, decision" and hari "army, warrior," hence "wise warrior."
Riccarda - Feminine form of Italian Riccardo, meaning "powerful ruler."
Renart - Old French form of Old High German Reginhard, meaning "wise and strong."
Roshani - Persian name meaning "lustrous."
Reko - Short form of Finnish Rekorius, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Reba -   Pet form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with masculine Reba.
Rok - Old Danish form of Old Norse Hrókr, meaning "crow, rook." 
Rosaria - Italian feminine form of Spanish unisex Rosario, meaning "rosary."
Ransu - Finnish form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Robertus - Variant spelling of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
Raginmar - Visigothic name composed of the Germanic elements ragin "advice, counsel" and mar "famous," hence "wise and famous."
Raimondas - Lithuanian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ratnam - Variant spelling of Hindi Ratan, meaning "jewel."
Rhian - Welsh name derived from the word rhiain, meaning "maiden."
Roald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróaldr, meaning "famous ruler."
Russell - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Old French byname Rousel, meaning "little red one."
Ritva - Finnish name meaning "branch of a birch tree."
Raibeart - Scottish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Rati - Hindi myth name of the wife of Kama, meaning "pleasure."
Roope - Short form of Finnish Roopertti, meaning "bright fame."
Rowina - Variant spelling of Latin Rowena, possibly meaning "famous joy."
Rosangela - Italian compound name composed of Rosa "rose" and Angela "angel," hence "rose-angel."
Radulf -   Danish form of Old Norse Ráðúlfr meaning "wise wolf."
Reg - Short form of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler."
Rosaleen - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Remigius - Roman name derived from Latin remigis, meaning "oarsman."
Rosalinda - Latin form of Germanic Rosalind, meaning "weak horse."
Royse - Medieval English name derived from Latin Rohesia, which is probably a horse-related name.
Ryana - Feminine form of English Ryan ("little king"), meaning "little queen."
Rearden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
Rada - Bulgarian and Russian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Ricki - Variant spelling of English Rickie, meaning "powerful ruler." 
Raimunde - Feminine form of Norman French Raimund, meaning "wise protector."
Reima - Finnish form of German Reimund, meaning "wise protector."
Radimir - Croatian form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Rembrandt - Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and brand "sword," hence "sword of wisdom."
Rosaline - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Rhys - Later form of Old Welsh Rīs, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Roosevelt - Dutch surname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements roose "roses" and velt "open country," hence "field of roses."
Roul - Old Norman French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rosemary -  English name derived from the herb name, "rosemary," from Latin rosmarinus, composed of ros "dew" and marinus "the sea," literally meaning "dew of the sea." In some cases the name may be a compound of Rose "rose" and Mary "obstinate, rebellious."
Radboud - Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements rad "counsel" and bald "bold," hence "bold counsel."
Ripley - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements ripel "strip of land" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "cleared strip of land."
Rosamund - German name composed of the elements hros "horse" and mund "protection," hence "horse-protection."
Rephaela - Feminine form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Roeland - Dutch form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Rabbie - Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Raka - Aramaic byname meaning "fool; emptyhead." 
Ralf -   Medieval Norman contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Ramirus - Latin form of Visigothic Raginmar, meaning "wise and famous."
Reynard - English form of Norman French Reynaud, meaning "wise ruler."
Ron - Hebrew unisex name meaning "joy, song." Compare with strictly masculine Ron.
Rodger -   Swedish form of Old Norse Róðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Rajinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
Rodolphe - French form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Rihard - Slovene form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rudo - African Shona unisex name meaning "love."
Renate - Dutch and German form of Latin Renata, meaning "reborn."
Rohesia - Latin form of an ancient Germanic name, probably horse-related, from the word hros, meaning "horse." 
Ritchie - Variant spelling of English Richie, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raschelle - Elaborated form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rasima - Feminine form of Arabic Rasim, meaning "architect, designer."
Rashaun - Elaborated form of English Shaun, meaning "God is gracious."
Ranjeet - Variant spelling of Hindi Ranjit, meaning "victorious in battle."
Rhianwen - Welsh name meaning "comely maiden." 
Rozalija - Lithuanian and Slovene form of Latin Rosalia, meaning "rose."
Roberts - Latvian form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Rolo - Variant spelling of English Rollo, meaning "famous land."
Rosalva - Variant spelling of Italian Rosalba, meaning "rose of dawn."
Rhobert - Welsh form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Rokuro - Japanese name meaning "sixth son."
Ravid - Hebrew name meaning "jewelry, ornament."
Roseann - Variant spelling of English Rosanne, meaning "rose of grace."
Roderic - Variant spelling of English Roderick, meaning "famous power."
Roswitha - German name composed of the elements hrod "fame" and swinþ "strength," hence "renowned strength."
Redmond - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Réamann, meaning "wise protector."
Rezar - Albanian name composed of the elements rreze "ray," and ar "gold," hence "golden ray."
Roseanne - Variant spelling of English Rosanne, meaning "rose of grace."
Rain - Modern English name, either derived from from the vocabulary word, or a revival of the medieval English personal name Rayne, meaning "queen." Compare with masculine Rain.
Rechabam - Hebrew name meaning "who enlarges the people." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon, who governed the kingdom of Judah.
Rosamond - Variant spelling of German Rosamund, meaning "horse-protection."
Refaela - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rephaela, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rhonwen - Welsh name composed of the elements rhon "lance, spear" and (g)wen "blessed, fair, holy, white," hence "holy lance."
Rebeccah - Variant spelling of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Rhodri - Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements rhod "wheel" and rhi "king," hence "wheel-king."
Reginmund - Variant spelling of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ruthie - Pet form of English Ruth, meaning "appearance" or "a female friend."
Roshanara - Persian name meaning "light of the assembly."
Robertina - Italian and Spanish diminutive form of Latin Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
Riley - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a place name composed of the Old English elements ryge "rye" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "rye meadow."
Rickey - Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
Radcliff - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements read "red" and clif "cliff, slope, riverbank," hence "red cliff."
Rodya - Pet form of Russian Rodion, meaning "sprung from a hero."
Ritzpah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." 
Rossella - Variant spelling of Italian Rosella, meaning "rose."
Ran - Japanese name meaning "lily" or "orchid."
Rishima - Hindi name meaning "moonbeam."
Rostislava - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Reyes - Spanish religious name meaning "kings," given in reference to the Magi who visited the baby Jesus.
Rasim -  Arabic name meaning "artist, designer, writer."
Rannulf - Frankish German form of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Raoul - Old French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Raca - Variant spelling of the Aramaic byname Raka, meaning "fool; empty head."
Raginmund - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel," and mund "protection," hence "wise protector."
Rowley - Pet form of English Rowland, meaning "famous land." 
Ricardus - Latin form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ragnild - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Ronda - Variant spelling of English Rhonda, meaning "noisy." 
Rob - Short form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Raakel - Finnish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Roxanna - Variant spelling of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn."
Rutger - Dutch form of Old High German Hrotger, meaning "famous spear."
Ramsey - Variant spelling of Scottish Ramsay, meaning "wild-garlic island."
Reggie - Pet form of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler."
Rachyl - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Roel - Short form of Dutch Roeland, meaning "famous land." 
Reinier - Dutch form of German Reiner, meaning "wise warrior."
Regner - Danish form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Rogellus - Variant spelling of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Radko - Bulgarian form of Serbian Ratko, meaning "happy."
Reinaldo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Rotem - Hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem, found in the bible, meaning "juniper" or "broom plant," a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat. 
Reuben - Anglicized form of Greek Rhouben (Hebrew Reuwben), meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.
Radim - Pet form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Ruby - English name derived from the name of the precious stone, from Latin ruber, meaning "red." This is the birthstone for July. Compare with masculine Ruby. 
Ravenna - Either from the Italian city name, of unknown meaning, or a feminine form of English unisex Raven, meaning "raven (the bird)."
Rim - Arabic name meaning "white antelope."
Regina - Latin name meaning "queen." 
Ragnar - Scandinavian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Rex - 19th century English name derived from Latin rex, meaning "king."
Rozabela - Esperanto name meaning "rose-beautiful."
Rena - Latin form of French Renée, meaning "reborn." 
Rodrigo - Spanish and Portuguese form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Ranulf -   Scottish form of Old Norse Randulfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Riya - Hindi name meaning "singer."
Raul - Italian and Portuguese form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rickie - Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ricky - Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rufino - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
Riche - Medieval French name of Germanic origin, used as a short form of longer names beginning with Rich-, meaning "power."
Ricarda - Feminine form of Spanish Ricardo, meaning "powerful ruler." Used mostly in Germany.
Reginaldus - Latin form of Frankish German Raginwald, meaning "wise ruler."
Reginhard - Old German name composed of the elements ragin "advice" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "wise and strong."
Renatus - Late Latin name meaning "reborn."
Riccardo - Italian form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rosheen - Anglicized form of Irish Róisín, meaning "little rose."
Rosie - Pet form of English Rose, meaning "rose."
Roly - Variant spelling of English Rolly, meaning "famous land."
Rino - Short form of Italian names ending with -rino.
Rickena - Feminine form of English Rick, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ragnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
Renard - Variant spelling of Old French Renart, meaning "wise and strong."
Riika - Short form of Finnish Fredriika, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Roselyn - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Rajiya - Arabic name meaning "hopeful."
Rosannah - Variant spelling of Italian Rosanna, meaning "rose of grace."
Raimonds - Latvian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rupprecht - Variant form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame."
Rolande - Variant spelling of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
Romaine - Feminine form of French Romain, meaning "Roman."
Romayne - English form of French Romaine, meaning "Roman."
Rory -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruairí, meaning "red king."
Royston - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name known in the Middle Ages as "settlement of Royce."
Refael - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel.
Rebeccanne - Compound name composed of English Rebecca "ensnarer" and French Anne "favor, grace."
Rolando - Spanish form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
Ragnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel, decision" and hildr "battle," hence "battle counsel."
Rilinda - Feminine form of Albanian Rilind, meaning "birth, east, rebirth, reincarnation."
Riitta - Short form of Finnish Piritta, meaning "exalted one."
Raymund - Variant spelling of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Raimundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Radclyffe - Variant spelling of English Radcliff, meaning "red cliff."
Rainard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise ruler."
Ruud - Pet form of Dutch Rodolf, meaning "famous wolf."
Riina - Finnish short form of Estonian/Finnish Katariina, meaning "pure."
Renaud - Variant spelling of Norman French Reynaud, meaning "wise ruler."
Rajanikant - Hindi name meaning "lord of night."
Raphaela - English feminine form of Greek Raphael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Reannon - Variant spelling of Welsh Rhiannon, meaning "great queen."
Rogerio - Spanish form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear." 
Rolan - Russian form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Rhianna - English elaborated form of Welsh Rhian, meaning "maiden." 
Raguel - Latin form of Hebrew Rəuwel, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; heoversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefullytogether with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir ofPrincipalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He isthe angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified withthe angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angelwho opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon,an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similarfigure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumeriantexts as Rig. 
Roscoe - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements rá "roe-deer" and skógr "copse, wood," hence "roe-deer wood."
Riaz - Variant spelling of Arabic Riad, meaning "gardens."
Ranald - Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Raghnall, meaning "wise ruler."
Rudi - Pet form of German Rudolf, meaning "famous wolf."
Roos - Dutch name meaning "rose."
Richendra - Feminine form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rosalie - French form of Latin Rosalia, meaning "rose."
Raghnaid - Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Rinaldo - Italian form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Raelyn - English compound name composed of Rae "sunbeam" and Lyn "lake," hence "sunbeam lake."
Riko - Japanese name meaning "jasmine child."
Reese - Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Rathnait - Old Irish name composed of the word rath "prosperity" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prosperous one."
Ruggero - Italian form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear."
Ruggiero - Italian form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear."
Rui - Portuguese pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Rodrigo, meaning "famous power."
Ruiseart - Scottish Gaelic form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rumbidzai - African Shona name meaning "praise."
Runihura - Egyptian name meaning "destroyer."
Rhouben - Greek form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.
Ruupeni - Finnish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, ason." 
Rabanus - Variant spelling of Latin Hrabanus, meaning "raven."
Rexana - Variant spelling of English Rexanne, meaning "queen."
Ruperto - Spanish form of Latin Robertus, meaning "bright fame."
Rube - Pet form of English Reuben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
Ramses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Retha - Short form of English Aretha, meaning "virtue."
Ruadh - Old Irish byname derived from Gaelic ruadh, meaning "red."
Ruairidh - Scottish equivalent of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
Reeta -   English variant spelling of Spanish Rita, meaning "pearl."
Rashidi - Egyptian name meaning "wise."
Radomił - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and mil "favor," hence "happy favor."
Radomil (russian - Радомил): Czech and Russian form of Polish Radomił, meaning "happy favor."
Radosław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and slav "glory," hence "happy glory."
Rikard - Scandinavian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rae - Variant spelling of English Ray, meaning "wise protector." 
Rædwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements ræd "advice, counsel" and wulf "wolf," hence "wise wolf."
Riley - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements ryge "rye" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "rye meadow."
Rafał - Polish form of Greek Raphael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rimon - Unisex form of English Rimmon, meaning "pomegranate." 
Rina - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rinnah, meaning "shouting for joy." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Rina.
Raina (yiddish - רֵיינָא): Chamoru name meaning "queen."
Róza - Variant spelling of Hungarian Rózsa, meaning "rose."
Raisa (arabic - رئيسة, Russian: Раи́са, Yiddish: רֵייזָא):  Feminine form of Arabic Rais, meaning "chief, leader."
Roza - Russian name meaning "rose."
Rio - English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
Ripley - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements ripel "strip of land" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "cleared strip of land."
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
Rahim (arabic - رحيم, Aramaic: רַחִים):  Arabic name meaning "compassionate."
Robbie - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Robert -   English form of Anglo-Saxon Hreodbeorht, meaning "bright fame."
Rain - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a German short form of various names containing the element ragin ("advice, counsel"), hence "wise." Compare with feminine Rain.
Robin -  Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." This name is also sometimes given as a bird name.
Růžena - Czech name meaning "rose."
Raya (bulgarian - Рая, Hebrew: רֵעַ):  Hebrew name meaning "friend."
Rayna (bulgarian - Райна, Yiddish: רֵיינָא):  Bulgarian form of Latin Regina, meaning "queen." 
Rama (hindi - राम):  Anglicized form of Greek Rhama (Hebrew Ramah), meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between Israel and Syria, and the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin.
Rebecca - Anglicized form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
Ramón - Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rohan (hindi - रोहन): Compare with feminine Rohan. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruadhán, meaning "little red one."
Randy - Pet form of English Randall and Randolph, both meaning "shield-wolf." Compare with feminine Randy.
Roman (russian - Роман):  English name derived from Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
Ron (hebrew - רוֹן):  Short form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler."
Renata - Feminine form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn." In use by the Italians, Portuguese and Spanish.
Rong - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "flourishing" or 2) "harmonious."
Ronnie - Pet form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler." Compare with feminine Ronnie.
Raphael - Greek form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel. In use by the English.
Rościsław - Polish form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory." 
Roshan - Persian unisex name meaning "bright, light."
Rotem - Hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem, found in the bible, meaning "juniper" or "broom plant," a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat. 
Raúl - Spanish form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Raven - English unisex name derived from the bird name, raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
Rowan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruadhán, meaning "little red one." Compare with feminine Rowan.
Reagan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagáin, "descendant of Riagán," hence "furious, impulsive."
Ruairi - Scottish equivalent of Irish Ruairí, meaning "red king."
Reba - Hebrew name meaning "a fourth part." In the bible, this is the name of one of the five kings of Midian. Compare with feminine Reba.
Ruben - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, ason." 
Ruby - Pet form of English Reuben, meaning "behold, a son." Compare with feminine Ruby.
Rudo - African Shona unisex name meaning "love."
Rika (japanese - 泉):  English short form of names ending with -rika.
Refilwe - African Tswana unisex name meaning "we were given."
Rún - Icelandic form of Old Norse Rúni, meaning "secret lore."
Rúni -  Old Norse name derived form the word rún, meaning "secret lore."
Řehoř - Czech form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Reilly - Variant spelling of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye clearing. 
Riva (hebrew - רִיבָה): Old French name meaning "bank, coast."
Rutendo - African Shona unisex name meaning "faith."
Ryo - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "brightness," 2) "distant," 3) "reality," 4) "refreshing."
Roksana (russian - Роксана): Polish and Russian form of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn."
Rona (hebrew - רׄנָּה):  Hebrew name meaning "joy." 
Roni (hebrew - רוֹנִי):  English short form of Latin Veronica, meaning "bringer of victory."
Rəuwel - Hebrew name meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefullytogether with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir ofPrincipalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He isthe angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified withthe angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angelwho opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon,an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similarfigure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumeriantexts as Rig. 
Reva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba, meaning "a fourth part."
Rachana (bengali - ব্যানার্জী): Variant form of Hindi Rachna, meaning "creation."
Rościsława - Feminine form of Polish Rościsław, meaning "usurp-glory."
Rachel (hebrew - רָחֵל):  Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Raghnaid, meaning "battle counsel."
Richárd - Hungarian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rabi (arabic - ربيع, Hebrew: רַבִּי):  Arabic name meaning "springtime."
Radomiła - Feminine form of Polish Radomił, meaning "happy favor."
Racław - Pet form of Polish Radosław, meaning "happy glory."
Radosława - Feminine form of Polish Radosław, meaning "happy glory."

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