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Randulfr - Old Norse name composed of the elements rand "rim (of a shield)" and ulfr "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Reese - Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Roselyn - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Rudyard - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "red paddock" or "red yard." 
Rosita - Spanish pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Romanus - Latin name meaning "Roman."
Rita -  Short form of Spanish Marguerita, meaning "pearl."
Roch - French form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Ruaidhrí - Irish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements ruadh "red" and rí from ríogh "king," hence "red king."
Rafiq - Arabic name meaning "companion, friend."
Rana - Arabic name meaning "eye-catching."
Rosabella - Italian compound name composed of Latin Rosa "rose" and Bella "beautiful," hence "beautiful rose."
Rio - English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
Rithika - Variant spelling of Hindi Ritika, meaning "brass" or "stream."
Robbie - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Robertina - Italian and Spanish diminutive form of Latin Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
Ravi - Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning "sun."
Ricardus - Latin form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rashid - Arabic name meaning "rightly guided."
Reed - Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
Robin -  Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." This name is also sometimes given as a bird name.
Radhika - Hindi name meaning "fulfiller of desires." In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to Radha. 
Reinhard - Contracted form of German Reginhard, meaning "wise and strong."
Reece - Variant spelling of English Reese, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Racheal - Variant spelling of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ruqayya - Arabic name meaning "ascent."
Randi - Variant spelling of English Randy, meaning "worthy of admiration."
Romey - Variant spelling of German Romy, meaning "rose" and "obstinate, rebellious."
Radomira - Feminine form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Ríonach - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ríoghnach, meaning "queen."
Ramunas - Lithuanian name derived from the word ramus, meaning "calm."
Rajender - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
Roger - Norman English form of Anglo-Saxon Hroðgar, meaning "famous spear." 
Rocco - Italian name of derived from the Germanic element hrok, meaning "rest."
Roxie - English pet form of French Roxanne, meaning "dawn."
Rhosyn - Welsh name meaning "rose."
Rino - Short form of Italian names ending with -rino.
Rudy - Pet form of English Rudolph, meaning "famous wolf."
Rajni - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Ruaidrí - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
Renae - Variant spelling of Latin Rena, meaning "reborn."
Read - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Old English byname, Red, meaning "red-headed or ruddy-complexioned." 
Rosetta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Rosa, meaning "little rose."
Rachna - Hindi name meaning "creation."
Riccarda - Feminine form of Italian Riccardo, meaning "powerful ruler."
Reiko - Japanese name meaning "lovely child."
Reanna - Variant spelling of English Rhianna, meaning "maiden."  
Rebeccanne - Compound name composed of English Rebecca "ensnarer" and French Anne "favor, grace."
Rosamund - German name composed of the elements hros "horse" and mund "protection," hence "horse-protection."
Ru - Chinese name meaning "scholar" or "follower of Confucius."
Ros -   Short form of English Rosalind, meaning "weak horse." 
Roderick - Anglicized form of Old Welsh Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown."
Rei - Japanese name meaning 1) "bell," 2) "nothing, zero" or 3) "lovely," 4) "spirit."
Rajan - Hindi name meaning "king."
Ryana - Feminine form of English Ryan ("little king"), meaning "little queen."
Ryan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riain ("descendant of Rian"), hence "little king."
Ronny - Variant spelling of English/Scottish Ronnie, meaning "wise ruler."
Rosalyn - Medieval English form of Germanic Rosalind, meaning "weak horse."
Rajesh - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements raj "king" and isa "lord, ruler," hence "ruler of kings."
Rasim -  Arabic name meaning "artist, designer, writer."
Rosalie - French form of Latin Rosalia, meaning "rose."
Rheanna - Variant spelling of English Rhianna, meaning "maiden."
Roz - Short form of English Rosalind, meaning "weak horse." 
Riel - Short form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Rickey - Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rogelius - Late Latin name, possibly a diminutive form of Latin Rogatus, meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Renée - Feminine form of French René, meaning "reborn."
Romayne - English form of French Romaine, meaning "Roman."
Ratana - Thai name meaning "crystal."
Rasul - Arabic name meaning "messenger, prophet."
Rubén - Spanish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
René - French form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
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. 
Ricki - Variant spelling of English Rickie, meaning "powerful ruler." 
Reginar - German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, decision" and hari "army, warrior," hence "wise warrior."
Rada - Bulgarian and Russian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Roslyn - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Ragnhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
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."
Reinaldo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Rhian - Welsh name derived from the word rhiain, meaning "maiden."
Rhianna - English elaborated form of Welsh Rhian, meaning "maiden." 
Rikki - Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rik - Variant spelling of English Rick, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ricardo - Spanish form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rónán - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word rón "oath, seal" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little oath, little seal."
Reg - Short form of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler."
Ríoghbhardán - Old Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements ríogh "king," bard "poet," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little poet-king."
Rosie - Pet form of English Rose, meaning "rose."
Richelle - Pet form of English Richarda, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rafael - German, Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Reynaud - Variant spelling of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."
Royston - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name known in the Middle Ages as "settlement of Royce."
Raj - Hindi name meaning "king."
Remmao - Egyptian name meaning "rich man."
Régulo - Spanish form of Roman Latin Regulus, meaning "ruler."
Rodrigo - Spanish and Portuguese form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Rian - Old Gaelic name, probably composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
Ríona - Short form of Irish Gaelic Catríona, meaning "pure."
Ritva - Finnish name meaning "branch of a birch tree."
Rowina - Variant spelling of Latin Rowena, possibly meaning "famous joy."
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."
Rainer - A derivative of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Rajeev - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajiv, a name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Rudolph - English name derived from Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Ronda - Variant spelling of English Rhonda, meaning "noisy." 
Reinald -  Old French form of German Reinhold, meaning "wise ruler."
Rafaela -   Feminine form of Portuguese/Spanish Rafael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rosannah - Variant spelling of Italian Rosanna, meaning "rose of grace."
Renshu - Chinese name meaning "benevolent forbearance."
Roland - Norman French form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Rhianwen - Welsh name meaning "comely maiden." 
Rhea - Greek name meaning "ease, flow." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus.
Ra - Egyptian name meaning "sun." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the mid-day sun.
Ricarda - Feminine form of Spanish Ricardo, meaning "powerful ruler." Used mostly in Germany.
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."
Rashawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Randy - Pet form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." Compare with masculine Randy. 
Rémy - French form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
Riku - Pet form of Finnish Rikhard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Richard - English form of Norman French Richaud, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raja - Arabic name meaning "hope."
Ranjeet - Variant spelling of Hindi Ranjit, meaning "victorious in battle."
Ronnie - English pet form of Latin Veronica, meaning "bringer of victory." Compare with masculine Ronnie. 
Rune - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rúni, meaning "secret lore."
Rosaria - Italian feminine form of Spanish unisex Rosario, meaning "rosary."
Raniya - Arabic name meaning "gazing, looking at."
Rudi - Pet form of German Rudolf, meaning "famous wolf."
Reginmund - Variant spelling of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ryuu - Japanese name meaning "dragon spirit."
Rosalinda - Latin form of Germanic Rosalind, meaning "weak horse."
Ranald - Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Raghnall, meaning "wise ruler."
Romy - Pet form of German Rosemarie, meaning "rose" and "obstinate, rebellious."
Rishi - Hindi name meaning "sage." 
Renzo - Short form of Italian Lorenzo, meaning "of Laurentum."
Roxanne - Variant spelling of French Roxane, meaning "dawn." This is the preferred spelling used by the English.
Rina -   Short form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Rohesia - Latin form of an ancient Germanic name, probably horse-related, from the word hros, meaning "horse." 
Ralf -   Medieval Norman contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Ray - Short form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Róża - Polish form of Russian Roza, meaning "rose."
Raginmar - Visigothic name composed of the Germanic elements ragin "advice, counsel" and mar "famous," hence "wise and famous."
Ruud - Pet form of Dutch Rodolf, meaning "famous wolf."
Reene - English variant spelling of French Renée, meaning "reborn."
Rokuro - Japanese name meaning "sixth son."
Reena - Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rina, meaning "joy."
Ranjit - Hindi name meaning "victorious in battle."
Reina - Spanish name meaning "queen."
Rou - Chinese name meaning "amiable, gentle, mild."
Renato - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
Rizwan - Variant spelling of Arabic Ridwan, meaning "satisfaction."
Ross - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Gaelic word ros, meaning "headland, promontory."
Robynne - Feminine form of English unisex Robin, meaning "bright fame."
Rowan - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "rowan tree." Compare with masculine Rowan. 
Rasheed - Variant spelling of Arabic Rashid, meaning "rightly guided."
Rebekah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
Ramsey - Variant spelling of Scottish Ramsay, meaning "wild-garlic island."
Rex - 19th century English name derived from Latin rex, meaning "king."
Ram - Hebrew name meaning "high." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.
Robina - Feminine form of English unisex Robin, meaning "bright fame."
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-.
Roswitha - German name composed of the elements hrod "fame" and swinþ "strength," hence "renowned strength."
Rosanne - English compound name composed of Rose "rose" and French Anne "favor-grace," hence "rose of grace."
Rhoda - Latin form of Greek Rhodē, meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
Ranya - Contracted form of Arabic Raniya, meaning "gazing, looking at."
Rajmund - Polish and Slovene form of Frankish Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Reko - Short form of Finnish Rekorius, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Ravindra - Variant spelling of Hindi Rabindra, meaning "sun-Indra."
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.
Rilind - Albanian name derived from the word rilind, meaning "birth, east, rebirth, reincarnation."
Rasha - Arabic name meaning "young gazelle."
Ryo - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "brightness," 2) "distant," 3) "reality," 4) "refreshing."
Rin - Japanese name meaning "cold, dignified, severe." 
Ria -   English short form of Latin Maria "obstinate, rebellious" and Victoria "conqueror."
Renate - Dutch and German form of Latin Renata, meaning "reborn."
Rosalina - Latin form of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Renart - Old French form of Old High German Reginhard, meaning "wise and strong."
Radmila - Feminine form of Serbian Radmilo, meaning "happy favor."
Rob - Short form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Ren - Japanese name meaning "water lily."
Rani - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Rashida - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Roseanne - Variant spelling of English Rosanne, meaning "rose of grace."
Rhodē - Greek name meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
Rickert - Low German form of Old High German Ricohard, 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.
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. 
Rachael - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Regulus - Roman Latin name meaning "ruler."
Régine - French form of Latin Regina, meaning "queen."
Rüdiger - Variant form of Old High German Hrodgar, meaning "famous spear."
Rosy - Variant spelling of English Rosie, meaning "rose."
Reilly - Variant spelling of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye meadow. 
Rhisiart - Welsh form of Old Norman French Richaud, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raymonde - Feminine form of French Raimond, meaning "wise protector."
Rein - Short form of German names beginning with Rein-, meaning "wise."
Runa - Feminine form of Scandinavian Rune, meaning "secret lore."
Rognvald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rishima - Hindi name meaning "moonbeam."
Rajanikant - Hindi name meaning "lord of night."
Ramon - Catalan form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
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.
Reima - Finnish form of German Reimund, meaning "wise protector."
Rowland - Medieval English form of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
Riko - Japanese name meaning "jasmine child."
Reiner - Variant spelling of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Racquel - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rati - Hindi myth name of the wife of Kama, meaning "pleasure."
Regina - Latin name meaning "queen." 
Regana - Elaborated form of English Regan, meaning "queen." 
Renie - English pet form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Riagán - Variant spelling of Gaelic Riaghán, possibly meaning "furious, impulsive."
Raimunde - Feminine form of Norman French Raimund, meaning "wise protector."
Rickie - Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rico -   Contracted form of Spanish Ricardo, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raghnall - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Radmilo - Serbian form of Polish Radomił, meaning "happy favor."
Rébecca - French form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer." 
Reagan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagáin, "descendant of Riagán," hence "furious, impulsive."
Randolf -   Scandinavian form of Old Norse Randolfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Reginaldus - Latin form of Frankish German Raginwald, meaning "wise ruler."
Romeo - Italian name meaning "one who has made a pilgrimage to Rome."
Rosalia - Late Latin name meaning "rose." 
Ratan - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word ratna, meaning "jewel."
Rickena - Feminine form of English Rick, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rögnvaldr - Variant form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Raiden - Japanese myth name of a god of thunder, meaning "thunder and lightning."
Reannon - Variant spelling of Welsh Rhiannon, meaning "great queen."
Rinaldo - Italian form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Remedios - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de los Remedios ("Our Lady of the Remedies"), hence "remedies."
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. 
Rosaleen - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Richaud - Norman French form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
Royce - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the medieval feminine name Royse, which is probably a horse-related name.
Ryota - Japanese name meaning "stout, strong."
Rémi - Variant spelling of French Rémy, meaning "oarsman."
Rylee - Feminine form of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye meadow."
Roy -   Pet form of Irish Gaelic Roibéard, meaning "bright fame."
Rachelle - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raimunda - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Raca - Variant spelling of the Aramaic byname Raka, meaning "fool; empty head."
Runi - Danish form of Old Norse Rúni, meaning "secret lore."
Roxane - French form of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn." 
Rosemarie - German compound name composed of Rose "rose" and Marie "obstinate, rebellious."
Ranulf -   Scottish form of Old Norse Randulfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
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.
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."
Randwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements rand "rim of a shield" and wulf "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Roeland - Dutch form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Roze - Lithuanian form of Russian Roza, meaning "rose."
Radek - Czech name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Rodya - Pet form of Russian Rodion, meaning "sprung from a hero."
Remo - Italian form of Roman Latin Remus, meaning "oar," but sometimes translated as "swift."
Rhodri - Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements rhod "wheel" and rhi "king," hence "wheel-king."
Ramman - Akkadian name of a Babylonian-Assyrian god of thunder and storms, meaning "thunderer." Ramman is also known by the name Adad, meaning "thunder." 
Rostek - Pet form of Polish Rościsław, meaning "usurp-glory."
Radovan - Serbian name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
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.
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.
Rodolfo - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Rohana - Feminine form of Hindi Rohan, meaning "one who travels the higher path."
Ramla - African Zulu and Egyptian name meaning "prophetess."
Roni - Hebrew unisex name meaning "my joy" or "my song." Compare with strictly feminine Roni.
Rikhard - Finnish form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rochelle - Feminine form of French Roch, meaning "rest."
Robi - Pet form of Hungarian Róbert, meaning "bright fame."
Reva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with masculine Reva.
Rawya - Variant spelling of Arabic Rawiya, meaning "story-teller."
Rodolf - Dutch form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Roxana - Latin form of Persian Roušanak, meaning "dawn." This was the name of a wife of Alexander the Great.
Raz - Aramaic unisex name, meaning "secret."
Roar - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróarr, meaning "famous spear."
Rohan - Tolkien character name meaning "horse country" in his invented Sindarin language. Compare with masculine forms of Rohan.
Rica - Short form of Latin Frederica, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Rheia - Variant spelling of Greek Rhea, meaning "ease, flow."
Renáta - Hungarian form of Latin Renata, meaning "reborn."
Riitta - Short form of Finnish Piritta, meaning "exalted one."
Robyn - Pet form of Welsh Rhobert, meaning "bright fame."
Ramses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Reba -   Pet form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with masculine Reba.
Remigio - Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
Raelyn - English compound name composed of Rae "sunbeam" and Lyn "lake," hence "sunbeam lake."
Rok - Old Danish form of Old Norse Hrókr, meaning "crow, rook." 
Reginald - English name derived from Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Regula - Feminine form of Roman Latin Regulus, meaning "rule."
Robby - Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Ratna - Feminine form of Hindi Ratan, meaning "gem, jewel."
Rekorius - Finnish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Rebekka - Danish, German and Norwegian form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer."
Raginwald - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel" and wald "power," hence "wise ruler."
Rick -  Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raza - Variant form of Arabic Rida, meaning "contentment."
Rylan - English name derived from the surname Ryland, meaning "rye land."
Romana - Feminine form of Italian Romano, meaning "Roman." 
Roušanak - Persian name meaning "dawn." Also spelled Roshanak.
Róbert - Hungarian form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Róisín - Diminutive form of Irish Róis ("rose"), hence "little rose."
Ruolan - Chinese name meaning "like an orchid."
Radojka - Serbian name meaning "joy."
Ron - Hebrew unisex name meaning "joy, song." Compare with strictly masculine Ron.
Roberts - Latvian form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Regena - English variant spelling of Latin Regina, meaning "queen."
Rudo - African Shona unisex name meaning "love."
Royale - Variant spelling of English Royal, meaning "king."
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.
Raymundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
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."
Rajendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word raj "king" and the name of the god Indra, hence "king-Indra."
Renita - Possibly a pet form of Latin Rena, meaning "reborn."
Ruba - Arabic name meaning "hill."
Roosevelt - Dutch surname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements roose "roses" and velt "open country," hence "field of roses."
Russell - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Old French byname Rousel, meaning "little red one."
Remigius - Roman name derived from Latin remigis, meaning "oarsman."
Ruqayyah - Variant spelling of Arabic Ruqayya, meaning "ascent."
Rashmi - Hindi name meaning "ray of sunlight."
Raghu - Hindi name meaning "swift."
Russ - Short form of English Russell, meaning "little red one."
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. 
Rasa - Lithuanian name meaning "dew."
Roshanara - Persian name meaning "light of the assembly."
Rayner - English form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Riya - Hindi name meaning "singer."
Rowtag - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fire."
Raynard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise and strong."
Ruthie - Pet form of English Ruth, meaning "appearance" or "a female friend."
Rajiya - Arabic name meaning "hopeful."
Ruya - Arabic name meaning "sight, vision."
Ralphie - Pet form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Roberta -   Feminine form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Riaz - Variant spelling of Arabic Riad, meaning "gardens."
Raymund - Variant spelling of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Reynaldo - Spanish form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Ritika - Hindi name meaning "brass" or "stream."
Roderic - Variant spelling of English Roderick, meaning "famous power."
Roc - Catalan form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Richardine - Feminine form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rihards - Latvian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rachyl - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raymond - English form of Old French Raimund, meaning "wise protector." 
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."
Radoš - Short form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Roshan - Persian unisex name meaning "bright, light."
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. 
Ramakrishna - Hindi compound name composed of the names Rama "black, dark" or "darkness" and Krishna "the black/blue."
Raphaël - French form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rhys - Later form of Old Welsh Rīs, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Ricky - Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rakesh - Hindi name meaning "lord of the full moon day."
Ridwan - Arabic name meaning "satisfaction."
Réamann - Irish Gaelic form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Rena - Latin form of French Renée, meaning "reborn." 
Rorie - Variant spelling of English Rory, meaning "red king."
Romaine - Feminine form of French Romain, meaning "Roman."
Rozenn - Breton name meaning "rose."
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."
Rexana - Variant spelling of English Rexanne, meaning "queen."
Rui - Portuguese pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Rodrigo, meaning "famous power."
Rae - English name, possibly derived from the vocabulary word ray, meaning "sunbeam."
Risto - Short form of Finnish Kristoffer, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Rumbidzai - African Shona name meaning "praise."
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. 
Rexanne - Feminine form of English Rex ("king"), hence "queen."
Ragnvaldr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision" and valdr "to rule," hence "wise ruler."
Rannulfus - Latinized form of Frankish German Rannulf, meaning "plundering wolf."
Rhebekka - Greek form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
Ragna - Short form of Scandinavian names containing the Old Norse element regin/ragin, meaning "advice, decision, counsel," hence "wise."
Raibert - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Ragnfriðr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and friðr "beautiful," hence "wise and beautiful."
Radulf -   Danish form of Old Norse Ráðúlfr meaning "wise wolf."
Reinmund - Contracted form of German Reginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rostislava - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Randulf - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Randwulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Reubhen - Variant spelling of English Reuben, meaning "behold a son!"
Raginmund - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel," and mund "protection," hence "wise protector."
Rauha - Finnish name meaning "peace."
Rezart - Variant spelling of Albanian Rezar, meaning "golden ray."
Rephaela - Feminine form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Runihura - Egyptian name meaning "destroyer."
Roparzh - Breton form of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
Radomila - Feminine form of Czech Radomil, meaning "happy favor."
Ramiro - Spanish form of Latin Ramirus, meaning "wise and famous."
Roseann - Variant spelling of English Rosanne, meaning "rose of grace."
Rasui - Egyptian name meaning "dream."
Rearden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
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.
Renaud - Variant spelling of Norman French Reynaud, meaning "wise ruler."
Ryley - Masculine form of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye clearing."
Rinor - Albanian name meaning "adolescent; youth."
Rhonda - English name derived from a Welsh place name, Rhondda Valley, which was named after the river running through it, meaning "noisy." 
Roma - Hebrew name meaning "exalted, lofty." 
Rashaun - Elaborated form of English Shaun, meaning "God is gracious."
Romola - Feminine form of Italian Romolo, meaning "from Rome."
Ruaridh - Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
Rosamond - Variant spelling of German Rosamund, meaning "horse-protection."
Rolo - Variant spelling of English Rollo, meaning "famous land."
Ryanne - Variant spelling of English Ryana, meaning "little queen."
Raziya - Egyptian name meaning "agreeable."
Reeta -   English variant spelling of Spanish Rita, meaning "pearl."
Radu - Romanian pet form of Slavic names containing the element rad, meaning "happy."
Royse - Medieval English name derived from Latin Rohesia, which is probably a horse-related name.
Raylene - Feminine form of English Ray, meaning "wise protector."
Ramira - Feminine form of Spanish Ramiro, meaning "wise and famous."
Rikert - Low German form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ribqah - Hebrew name meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac. Also spelled Rivka.
Ránnulfr - Variant spelling of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Rupert - Low German form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame."
Rosanna - Italian compound name composed of Rosa "rose" and Anna "favor, grace," hence "rose of grace."
Rolando - Spanish form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
Refilwe - African Tswana unisex name meaning "we were given."
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. 
Randell - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Reinhold - German form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Róis - Irish form of English Rose, meaning "rose."
Roshanak - Variant spelling of Persian Roušanak, meaning "dawn."
Ristéard - Irish Gaelic form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raulf - Norman French contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rossella - Variant spelling of Italian Rosella, meaning "rose."
Ruperta - Feminine form of Low German Rupert, meaning "bright fame."
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.
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."
Ráhel - Hungarian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raimo - Finnish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rainier - French form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Radboud - Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements rad "counsel" and bald "bold," hence "bold counsel."
Rostinka - Pet form of Czech Rostislava, meaning "usurp-glory."
Romolo - Italian form of Latin Romulus, meaning "from Rome."
Ruadh - Old Irish byname derived from Gaelic ruadh, meaning "red."
Riika - Short form of Finnish Fredriika, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Reinier - Dutch form of German Reiner, meaning "wise warrior."
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."
Rastus - Short form of Latin Erastus, meaning "beloved." 
Radclyffe - Variant spelling of English Radcliff, meaning "red cliff."
Raimondo - Italian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ratko - Serbian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Rózsa - Hungarian form of Russian Roza, meaning "rose."
Rolan - Russian form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Rhobert - Welsh form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Ríoghnach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word ríoghan, meaning "queen." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of king Niall.
Raffaella - Feminine form of Italian Raffaello, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." 
Rilinda - Feminine form of Albanian Rilind, meaning "birth, east, rebirth, reincarnation."
Raanan - Hebrew name meaning "fresh, luxuriant."
Rodolph - Variant spelling of French Rodolphe, meaning "famous wolf."
Ruupeni - Finnish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, ason." 
Ronaldo - Portuguese form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
Radoslava - Feminine form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Rostya - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Rupprecht - Variant form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame."
Radim - Pet form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Rashne - Persian name meaning "judge."
Rositsa - Pet form of Bulgarian Rosa, meaning "dew."
Radimir - Croatian form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Roldán - Spanish form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
Ravid - Hebrew name meaning "jewelry, ornament."
Reino - Variant spelling of German Rein, meaning "wise." In use by the Danish, Finnish and Norwegians.
Raisel - Diminutive form of Yiddish Raise ("rose"), hence "little rose."
Roffe - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Rolf, meaning "famous wolf." 
Raschelle - Elaborated form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rosalba - Italian compound name composed of Latin Rosa "rose" and Alba "dawn," hence "rose of dawn."
Raffaele - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rhianu - Variant form of Welsh Rhian, meaning "maiden."
Rheinallt - Welsh form of German Reinhold, meaning "wise ruler."
Rubye - Variant spelling of English Ruby, meaning "red" or "ruby."
Reijo - Finnish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Rodrigue - French form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Rötger - Low German form of Old High German Hrotger, meaning "famous spear."
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.
Raimonds - Latvian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Roldão - Portuguese form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
Rhonwen - Welsh name composed of the elements rhon "lance, spear" and (g)wen "blessed, fair, holy, white," hence "holy lance."
Raimund - Norman French form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rembrandt - Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and brand "sword," hence "sword of wisdom."
Rhianon - Variant spelling of Welsh Rhiannon, meaning "great queen."
Rozalija - Lithuanian and Slovene form of Latin Rosalia, meaning "rose."
Raphaela - English feminine form of Greek Raphael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Radoslav - Czech form of Polish Radosław, meaning "happy glory."
Robertus - Variant spelling of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
Rabbie - Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Rainard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise ruler."
Rogerius - Latin form of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Ryszard - Polish form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
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.
Ragnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
Rózsi - Pet form of Hungarian R�zsa, meaning "rose."
Randall - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rabanus - Variant spelling of Latin Hrabanus, meaning "raven."
Ruxandra - Romanian form of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn."
Reenie - English pet form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Rosaline - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Ralphina - Feminine form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Ruadhán - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh ("red"), hence "little red."
Ríghnach - Variant spelling of Irish Ríoghnach, meaning "queen."
Ragne - Masculine form of Scandinavian Ragna, a short form of names containing the Old Norse element regin ("advice, decision, counsel"), hence "wise."
Raghnaid - Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Raimonda - Feminine form of Italian Raimondo, meaning "wise protector."
Raghnailt - Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Ráichéal - Irish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Roope - Short form of Finnish Roopertti, meaning "bright fame."
Rosangela - Italian compound name composed of Rosa "rose" and Angela "angel," hence "rose-angel."
Roselle - French pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
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."
Rutger - Dutch form of Old High German Hrotger, meaning "famous spear."
Reto - German name meaning "of Rhaetia," a region in eastern Switzerland.
Raniero - Italian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Román - Spanish form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
Rubie - Variant spelling of English Ruby, meaning "ruby."
Ruiseart - Scottish Gaelic form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Reynaldus - Latin form of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."
Ranulph - Variant spelling of Scottish Ranulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Riina - Finnish short form of Estonian/Finnish Katariina, meaning "pure."
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.
Roul - Old Norman French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Ramesses - Egyptian name composed of the name of the god Ra and the word mes "son," hence "son of Ra."
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. 
Ragnfriður - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnfriðr, meaning "wise and beautiful."
Rasmus -  Short form of Latin Erasmus, meaning "beloved." In use by the Scandinavians.
Rocío - Spanish religious name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María del Rocío ("Mary of the Dew"), hence "dew."
Rakel - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rogerio - Spanish form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear." 
Rostik - Czech pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Raibeart - Scottish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Regner - Danish form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Rameses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Radinka - Russian equivalent of French Radelle, meaning "counsel."
Raymonda - Feminine form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Rogellus - Variant spelling of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Radko - Bulgarian form of Serbian Ratko, meaning "happy."
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."
Rheta - English variant spelling of Spanish Rita, meaning "pearl." 
Rosheen - Anglicized form of Irish Róisín, meaning "little rose."
Reuwben - Hebrew name meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.
Rolande - Variant spelling of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
Rupu - Pet form of Finnish Ruupeni, meaning "behold a son!"
Rachim - Aramaic name meaning "compassion."
Rosaire - French name meaning "rosary."
Rórdán - A derivative of Irish Gaelic Ríoghbhardán, meaning "little poet-king."
Richarda - Feminine form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rieti - Pet form of Finnish Feetrikki, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Ruchel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rufus - Latin name meaning "red-haired."
Reynard - English form of Norman French Reynaud, 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."
Romain - French form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
Rodbertus - Latin form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
Raelene - Elaborated form of English Rae, possibly meaning "sunbeam."
Ran - Japanese name meaning "lily" or "orchid."
Refaela - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rephaela, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Redmund - Variant spelling of English Redmond, meaning "wise protector."
Rozabela - Esperanto name meaning "rose-beautiful."
Raoul - Old French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rich - Short form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rav - Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."
Rezar - Albanian name composed of the elements rreze "ray," and ar "gold," hence "golden ray."
Rava - Esperanto name meaning "ravishing."
Rajya - Hindi form of Arabic Rajiya, meaning "hopeful."
Roque - Portuguese and Spanish form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
Razmig - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Ritsika - Hindi name meaning "tradition."
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. 
Renfrew - Welsh name meaning "dwells near the stillriver." 
Reginhard - Old German name composed of the elements ragin "advice" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "wise and strong."
Re - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ra, meaning "sun."
Roald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróaldr, meaning "famous ruler."
Rhetta - Feminine form of English Rhett, meaning "advice."
Rainerio - Spanish form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Ruwa - Arabic name meaning "beauty."
Rawiya - Arabic name derived from the word rawa, meaning "to relate," hence "story-teller."
Ragnbjörg - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and björg "help, protection," hence "wise protector."
Roban - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Roibéard, meaning "bright fame."
Régis - French occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old French régir ("to rule or manage"), hence "manager, 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.
Rannulf - Frankish German form of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Rosella - Italian pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Rogier - French form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear." 
Rangi - Maori myth name of a sky god, meaning "sky."
Ruuben - Finnish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
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.
Rozanne - Variant spelling of English Rosanne, meaning "rose of grace."
Ruairí - Variant spelling of Irish Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
Ruaraidh - Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
Rosalva - Variant spelling of Italian Rosalba, meaning "rose of dawn."
Romilda - Variant spelling of Lombardic Italian Romhilda, meaning "famous battle."
Rogatus - Latin name meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Rebecka -   Swedish form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer."
Raakel - Finnish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ruy - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Rodrigo, meaning "famous power."
Rathnait - Old Irish name composed of the word rath "prosperity" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prosperous one."
Radelle - French name of German origin, meaning "counsel."
Rudolphus - Latin form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf."
Rachav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide."
Rosine - French pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Rowley - Pet form of English Rowland, meaning "famous land." 
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."
Ranj - Short form of Hindi Ranjeet, meaning "victorious in battle."
Rousel - Old French byname for a red-head, composed of the word rous "red," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little red one."
Ritzpa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." 
Rihard - Slovene form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rolant - Welsh form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Renatus - Late Latin name meaning "reborn."
Rhamantus - Welsh name meaning "romantic."
Redd - Variant spelling of English Red, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
Rashidi - Egyptian name meaning "wise."
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.
Radomir - Czech form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Riccardo - Italian form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
Romhilda - Lombardic Italian name composed of the Germanic elements hrom "fame" and hild "battle," hence "famous battle."
Rudolf - Modern form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf."
Rosemonde - French form of German Rosamund, meaning "horse-protection."
Raka - Aramaic byname meaning "fool; emptyhead." 
Rebeka - Hungarian and Slovene form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer."
Ravenna - Either from the Italian city name, of unknown meaning, or a feminine form of English unisex Raven, meaning "raven (the bird)."
Ragnild - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Ransu - Finnish form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Ruperto - Spanish form of Latin Robertus, meaning "bright fame."
Ragnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel, decision" and hildr "battle," hence "battle counsel."
Riaghán - Old Gaelic name, possibly related to the word ríodhgach, meaning "furious, impulsive."
Razmouhi - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
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."
Raimundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Riikka - Short form of Finnish Fredriikka, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Renard - Variant spelling of Old French Renart, meaning "wise and strong."
Rowanne - Variant spelling of English Rowan, meaning "rowan tree." 
Rufina - Feminine form of Roman Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
Radzimierz - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and mir "peace," hence "happy peace."
Rhett - American English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Dutch de Raedt, from Middle Dutch raet, meaning "advice."
Raquel - Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Riche - Medieval French name of Germanic origin, used as a short form of longer names beginning with Rich-, meaning "power."
Rikke - Short form of Danish Frederikke, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Ritzpah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." 
Ragnvald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rosalynne - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Ríoghnán - Irish name composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
Rodica - Romanian name derived from the Slavic word rod, meaning "fertile."
Roibéard - Irish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Retha - Short form of English Aretha, meaning "virtue."
Raimond - Old French form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ruggiero - Italian form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear."
Rozália - Hungarian form of Latin Rosalia, meaning "rose."
Ramirus - Latin form of Visigothic Raginmar, meaning "wise and famous."
Rurik - Russian form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Ramona - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Red - Old English byname transferred to forename use, derived from the word read ("red"), hence "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
Redmond - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Réamann, meaning "wise protector."
Rees - Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Rhydderch - Welsh name, originally a byname, meaning "reddish-brown."
Richie - Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Raheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Rahim, meaning "compassionate."
Rufaro - African Shona name meaning "happiness."
Richendra - Feminine form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Reynold - Norman French form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rube - Pet form of English Reuben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
Ruairidh - Scottish equivalent of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
Ritchie - Variant spelling of English Richie, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rubina - Elaborated form of English Ruby, meaning "ruby."
Roly - Variant spelling of English Rolly, meaning "famous land."
Roos - Dutch name meaning "rose."
Rasima - Feminine form of Arabic Rasim, meaning "architect, designer."
Ratnam - Variant spelling of Hindi Ratan, meaning "jewel."
Roxanna - Variant spelling of Latin Roxana, meaning "dawn."
Rusty - Byname for someone with "rust-colored hair," derived from the English vocabulary word rust. 
Rikárd - Hungarian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Rusul - Arabic name meaning "messengers, prophets."
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.
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. 
Roshani - Persian name meaning "lustrous."
Reshmi - Hindi name meaning "silk."
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. 
Reah - Variant spelling of Greek Rhea, meaning "ease, flow."
Regan - English Shakespearian name, possibly derived from the Irish Gaelic word ríogan, meaning "queen."
Reyes - Spanish religious name meaning "kings," given in reference to the Magi who visited the baby Jesus.
Rovena - Albanian form of Latin Rowena, possibly meaning "famous joy."
Rollo -   Latin form of Old French Roul, meaning "famous wolf."
Rosette - French diminutive form of Latin Rosa, meaning "little rose."
Ragnar - Scandinavian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Rida - Arabic name derived from the word rida, meaning "contentment."
Rīs - Old Welsh name, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
Rukmini - Hindi legend name of a lover of Krishna, meaning "adorned with gold."
Reginold - Variant spelling of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler." 
Ragnheiður - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and heiðr "brightness," hence "bright counsel."
Raffaello - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Rutendo - African Shona unisex name meaning "faith."
Rim - Arabic name meaning "white antelope."
Ryoko - Japanese name meaning 1) "bright child" or 2) "refreshing child."
Rizwana - Feminine form of Arabic Rizwan, meaning "satisfaction." It is a variant spelling of Ridwana.
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.
Raven - English unisex name derived from the bird name raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
Roel - Short form of Dutch Roeland, meaning "famous land." 
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
Rafe - Medieval form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Reyna -   Variant spelling of Spanish Reina, meaning "queen."
Rajiv - Hindi name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Ridwana - Feminine form of Arabic Ridwan, meaning "satisfaction."
Rosalin - Variant spelling of English Rosalyn, meaning "weak horse."
Reimund - A derivative of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Riad - Arabic name meaning "gardens."
Rupinder - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element rupa "beauty" and the name of the god Indra," hence "beauty-Indra."
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."
Rodger -   Swedish form of Old Norse Róðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Rais - Arabic name meaning "chief, leader."
Rabab - Arabic name derived from the word rababah, meaning "musical instrument."
Rozafati - Variant form of Albanian Rozafa, which is probably a "rose"-related name.
Rosina - Italian pet form of Latin Rosa, meaning "rose."
Roxy - Variant spelling of English Roxie, meaning "dawn."
Rory -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruairí, meaning "red king."
Riordan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
Remei - Catalan name meaning "remedy."
Rajinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
Reut - Hebrew name meaning "friend."
Ramachandra - Hindi name composed of the name of the god Rama and the Sanskrit element candra "moon," hence "Rama-moon."
Reuven - Variant spelling of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!"
Rufinus - Roman derivative of Latin Rufus, meaning "red-haired."
Randolph - Modern English form of Middle English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Ruggero - Italian form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear."
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. 
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.
Raul - Italian and Portuguese form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Randa - Short form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." 
Rimon - Unisex form of English Rimmon, meaning "pomegranate." 
Rong - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "flourishing" or 2) "harmonious."
Rai - Chamoru name meaning "king."
Rolf -   Contracted form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf." This name came into Middle English use via the Normans.
Ruta -   Lithuanian name meaning "rue (the herb)."
Rie - Japanese name meaning "valued blessing."
Roopertti - Finnish form of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
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.
Rogelio - Spanish form of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Rehema - Egyptian name meaning "compassionate."
Reid - Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
Rashad - Arabic name meaning "good conduct, good counsel."
Rabiah - Egyptian name meaning "born during the spring."
Raimondas - Lithuanian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rodolphe - French form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Rebeccah - Variant spelling of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Russel - Variant spelling of English Russell, meaning "little red one."
Radha - Hindi name meaning "successful." In mythology, this is the name of a lover of Krishna.
Róðgeirr - Variant spelling of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Rajani - Hindi name meaning "night." In mythology, this is another name of the goddess Kali.
Rhona - Old Scottish name, possibly meant to be a feminine form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler." 
Radka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Radko, meaning "happy."
Randal - Medieval form of English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Reggie - Pet form of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler."
Rubena - Esperanto name meaning "like a ruby."
Rafiqa - Feminine form of Arabic Rafiq, meaning "companion, friend."
Rufino - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
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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