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Names starting with Ra

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