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Names starting with Ra

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