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Names starting with Ra

Ravenna - Either from the Italian city name, of unknown meaning, or a feminine form of English unisex Raven, meaning "raven (the bird)."
Rajya - Hindi form of Arabic Rajiya, meaning "hopeful."
Rashmi - Hindi name meaning "ray of sunlight."
Raz - Aramaic unisex name, meaning "secret."
Raza - Variant form of Arabic Rida, meaning "contentment."
Rajani - Hindi name meaning "night." In mythology, this is another name of the goddess Kali.
Raghu - Hindi name meaning "swift."
Rajmund - Polish and Slovene form of Frankish Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
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. 
Rafaela -   Feminine form of Portuguese/Spanish Rafael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Raelyn - English compound name composed of Rae "sunbeam" and Lyn "lake," hence "sunbeam lake."
Ranjit - Hindi name meaning "victorious in battle."
Rae - English name, possibly derived from the vocabulary word ray, meaning "sunbeam."
Rasheed - Variant spelling of Arabic Rashid, meaning "rightly guided."
Rashid - Arabic name meaning "rightly guided."
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.
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.
Ragnhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
Ramakrishna - Hindi compound name composed of the names Rama "black, dark" or "darkness" and Krishna "the black/blue."
Ramsey - Variant spelling of Scottish Ramsay, meaning "wild-garlic island."
Racheal - Variant spelling of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rasima - Feminine form of Arabic Rasim, meaning "architect, designer."
Ransu - Finnish form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Rachelle - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rada - Bulgarian and Russian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Randi - Variant spelling of English Randy, meaning "worthy of admiration."
Raven - English unisex name derived from the bird name raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
Raymond - English form of Old French Raimund, meaning "wise protector." 
Raphaël - French form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rajiya - Arabic name meaning "hopeful."
Randwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements rand "rim of a shield" and wulf "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Ravi - Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning "sun."
Rajendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word raj "king" and the name of the god Indra, hence "king-Indra."
Raymundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rajiv - Hindi name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
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. 
Rashida - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Raca - Variant spelling of the Aramaic byname Raka, meaning "fool; empty head."
Rava - Esperanto name meaning "ravishing."
Ranya - Contracted form of Arabic Raniya, meaning "gazing, looking at."
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.
Randulf - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Randwulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Randy - Pet form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." Compare with masculine Randy. 
Ralf -   Medieval Norman contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rashad - Arabic name meaning "good conduct, good counsel."
Ratan - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word ratna, meaning "jewel."
Rashawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
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."
Raulf - Norman French contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Ramunas - Lithuanian name derived from the word ramus, meaning "calm."
Raphaela - English feminine form of Greek Raphael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Randa - Short form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." 
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.
Radu - Romanian pet form of Slavic names containing the element rad, meaning "happy."
Radinka - Russian equivalent of French Radelle, meaning "counsel."
Raul - Italian and Portuguese form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rani - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Ranulf -   Scottish form of Old Norse Randulfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rati - Hindi myth name of the wife of Kama, meaning "pleasure."
Ragnar - Scandinavian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
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.
Rachna - Hindi name meaning "creation."
Rachael - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ray - Short form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Ramirus - Latin form of Visigothic Raginmar, meaning "wise and famous."
Rakel - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ram - Hebrew name meaning "high." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.
Rav - Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."
Radha - Hindi name meaning "successful." In mythology, this is the name of a lover of Krishna.
Rawiya - Arabic name derived from the word rawa, meaning "to relate," hence "story-teller."
Rakesh - Hindi name meaning "lord of the full moon day."
Rasmus -  Short form of Latin Erasmus, meaning "beloved." In use by the Scandinavians.
Rab -   Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Rangi - Maori myth name of a sky god, meaning "sky."
Rashidi - Egyptian name meaning "wise."
Raimunde - Feminine form of Norman French Raimund, meaning "wise protector."
Randolph - Modern English form of Middle English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rashaun - Elaborated form of English Shaun, meaning "God is gracious."
Randell - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Ra - Egyptian name meaning "sun." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the mid-day sun.
Ratko - Serbian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Rasa - Lithuanian name meaning "dew."
Raimundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raginmar - Visigothic name composed of the Germanic elements ragin "advice, counsel" and mar "famous," hence "wise and famous."
Razmig - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Ragnvald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
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."
Raniero - Italian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Raniya - Arabic name meaning "gazing, looking at."
Rais - Arabic name meaning "chief, leader."
Rajan - Hindi name meaning "king."
Raja - Arabic name meaning "hope."
Rafe - Medieval form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Randall - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Raj - Hindi name meaning "king."
Ratna - Feminine form of Hindi Ratan, meaning "gem, jewel."
Ratnam - Variant spelling of Hindi Ratan, meaning "jewel."
Rawya - Variant spelling of Arabic Rawiya, meaning "story-teller."
Rabiah - Egyptian name meaning "born during the spring."
Ravindra - Variant spelling of Hindi Rabindra, meaning "sun-Indra."
Rafael - German, Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rajni - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
Rainier - French form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Raheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Rahim, meaning "compassionate."
Radhika - Hindi name meaning "fulfiller of desires." In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to Radha. 
Raylene - Feminine form of English Ray, meaning "wise protector."
Rajeev - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajiv, a name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Rasha - Arabic name meaning "young gazelle."
Raquel - Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ramiro - Spanish form of Latin Ramirus, meaning "wise and famous."
Rasul - Arabic name meaning "messenger, prophet."
Rafiq - Arabic name meaning "companion, friend."
Raiden - Japanese myth name of a god of thunder, meaning "thunder and lightning."
Raka - Aramaic byname meaning "fool; emptyhead." 
Ralphie - Pet form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Raginmund - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel," and mund "protection," hence "wise protector."
Rabab - Arabic name derived from the word rababah, meaning "musical instrument."
Ranjeet - Variant spelling of Hindi Ranjit, meaning "victorious in battle."
Rainer - A derivative of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Ramona - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Rameses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Rannulf - Frankish German form of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Rana - Arabic name meaning "eye-catching."
Raziya - Egyptian name meaning "agreeable."
Radomir - Czech form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Rajesh - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements raj "king" and isa "lord, ruler," hence "ruler of kings."
Rastus - Short form of Latin Erastus, meaning "beloved." 
Radojka - Serbian name meaning "joy."
Rathnait - Old Irish name composed of the word rath "prosperity" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prosperous one."
Ramla - African Zulu and Egyptian name meaning "prophetess."
Raghnaid - Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Rajender - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
Rayner - English form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Rachav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide."
Radmila - Feminine form of Serbian Radmilo, meaning "happy favor."
Rai - Chamoru name meaning "king."
Raffaello - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Radek - Czech name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Raelene - Elaborated form of English Rae, possibly meaning "sunbeam."
Raymonda - Feminine form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Ramira - Feminine form of Spanish Ramiro, meaning "wise and famous."
Ragnfriðr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and friðr "beautiful," hence "wise and beautiful."
Raimonds - Latvian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Racquel - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rajinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
Ramman - Akkadian name of a Babylonian-Assyrian god of thunder and storms, meaning "thunderer." Ramman is also known by the name Adad, meaning "thunder." 
Raymund - Variant spelling of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Radimir - Croatian form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Radoslava - Feminine form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Razmouhi - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Raynard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise and strong."
Raymonde - Feminine form of French Raimond, meaning "wise protector."
Ravid - Hebrew name meaning "jewelry, ornament."
Rauha - Finnish name meaning "peace."
Ratana - Thai name meaning "crystal."
Rasui - Egyptian name meaning "dream."
Rasim -  Arabic name meaning "artist, designer, writer."
Rashne - Persian name meaning "judge."
Raschelle - Elaborated form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raoul - Old French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Ragnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel, decision" and hildr "battle," hence "battle counsel."
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."
Ragne - Masculine form of Scandinavian Ragna, a short form of names containing the Old Norse element regin ("advice, decision, counsel"), hence "wise."
Ragnbjörg - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and björg "help, protection," hence "wise protector."
Ragna - Short form of Scandinavian names containing the Old Norse element regin/ragin, meaning "advice, decision, counsel," hence "wise."
Raginwald - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel" and wald "power," hence "wise ruler."
Raghnall - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Raghnailt - Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Rafiqa - Feminine form of Arabic Rafiq, meaning "companion, friend."
Raffaella - Feminine form of Italian Raffaello, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." 
Raffaele - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Radzimierz - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and mir "peace," hence "happy peace."
Radulf -   Danish form of Old Norse Ráðúlfr meaning "wise wolf."
Radovan - Serbian name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Radoslav - Czech form of Polish Radosław, meaning "happy glory."
Radomira - Feminine form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Radomila - Feminine form of Czech Radomil, meaning "happy favor."
Radoš - Short form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Radmilo - Serbian form of Polish Radomił, meaning "happy favor."
Radko - Bulgarian form of Serbian Ratko, meaning "happy."
Radka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Radko, meaning "happy."
Radim - Pet form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Radelle - French name of German origin, meaning "counsel."
Radclyffe - Variant spelling of English Radcliff, meaning "red cliff."
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."
Radboud - Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements rad "counsel" and bald "bold," hence "bold counsel."
Rachyl - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rachim - Aramaic name meaning "compassion."
Ranulph - Variant spelling of Scottish Ranulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rabbie - Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Rabanus - Variant spelling of Latin Hrabanus, meaning "raven."
Rannulfus - Latinized form of Frankish German Rannulf, meaning "plundering wolf."
Raanan - Hebrew name meaning "fresh, luxuriant."
Raakel - Finnish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ranj - Short form of Hindi Ranjeet, meaning "victorious in battle."
Randulfr - Old Norse name composed of the elements rand "rim (of a shield)" and ulfr "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Randolf -   Scandinavian form of Old Norse Randolfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Randal - Medieval form of English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Ranald - Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Raghnall, meaning "wise ruler."
Ran - Japanese name meaning "lily" or "orchid."
Ramses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
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."
Ramesses - Egyptian name composed of the name of the god Ra and the word mes "son," hence "son of Ra."
Ránnulfr - Variant spelling of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Ramachandra - Hindi name composed of the name of the god Rama and the Sanskrit element candra "moon," hence "Rama-moon."
Ráichéal - Irish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ráhel - Hungarian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ramon - Catalan form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ralphina - Feminine form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Rajanikant - Hindi name meaning "lord of night."
Raisel - Diminutive form of Yiddish Raise ("rose"), hence "little rose."
Rainerio - Spanish form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Rainard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise ruler."
Raimunda - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Raimund - Norman French form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimondo - Italian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimondas - Lithuanian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimonda - Feminine form of Italian Raimondo, meaning "wise protector."
Raimond - Old French form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimo - Finnish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raibert - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Raibeart - Scottish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
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. 
Ragnvaldr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision" and valdr "to rule," hence "wise ruler."
Ragnild - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Ragnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
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."
Rae - Variant spelling of English Ray, meaning "wise protector." 
Rafał - Polish form of Greek Raphael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Raina (yiddish - רֵיינָא): Chamoru name meaning "queen."
Raisa (arabic - رئيسة, Russian: Раи́са, Yiddish: רֵייזָא):  Feminine form of Arabic Rais, meaning "chief, leader."
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
Rahim (arabic - رحيم, Aramaic: רַחִים):  Arabic name meaning "compassionate."
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.
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.
Ramón - Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Randy - Pet form of English Randall and Randolph, both meaning "shield-wolf." Compare with feminine Randy.
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.
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.
Rachana (bengali - ব্যানার্জী): Variant form of Hindi Rachna, meaning "creation."
Rachel (hebrew - רָחֵל):  Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Raghnaid, meaning "battle counsel."
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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