Names starting with Ra


Randulf - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Randwulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Randwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements rand "rim of a shield" and wulf "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Ranj - Short form of Hindi Ranjeet, meaning "victorious in battle."
Randolf -   Scandinavian form of Old Norse Randolfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Randi - Variant spelling of English Randy, meaning "worthy of admiration."
Randa - Short form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." 
Ran - Japanese name meaning "lily" or "orchid."
Ransu - Finnish form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Ranjit - Hindi name meaning "victorious in battle."
Ranya - Contracted form of Arabic Raniya, meaning "gazing, looking at."
Ranjeet - Variant spelling of Hindi Ranjit, meaning "victorious in battle."
Randell - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Randall - Variant spelling of English Randal, meaning "shield-wolf."
Ranulph - Variant spelling of Scottish Ranulf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rajender - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajendra, meaning "king-Indra."
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. 
Rashmi - Hindi name meaning "ray of sunlight."
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."
Ralphie - Pet form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Rajya - Hindi form of Arabic Rajiya, meaning "hopeful."
Ray - Short form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Raza - Variant form of Arabic Rida, meaning "contentment."
Ratana - Thai name meaning "crystal."
Ralphina - Feminine form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
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."
Raphaela - English feminine form of Greek Raphael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Raphaël - French 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."
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.
Ralf -   Medieval Norman contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Raul - Italian and Portuguese form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Rameses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Ramon - Catalan form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Ravindra - Variant spelling of Hindi Rabindra, meaning "sun-Indra."
Ravenna - Either from the Italian city name, of unknown meaning, or a feminine form of English unisex Raven, meaning "raven (the bird)."
Raven - English unisex name derived from the bird name raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
Rava - Esperanto name meaning "ravishing."
Rav - Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."
Ravid - Hebrew name meaning "jewelry, ornament."
Razmouhi - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Razmig - Armenian name meaning "fighter."
Raziya - Egyptian name meaning "agreeable."
Raniero - Italian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Radinka - Russian equivalent of French Radelle, meaning "counsel."
Rab -   Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Rabbie - Pet form of Scottish Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Rayner - English form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Racquel - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rafe - Medieval form of English Ralph, meaning "wise wolf."
Rafiqa - Feminine form of Arabic Rafiq, meaning "companion, friend."
Ragnhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
Ravi - Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning "sun."
Racheal - Variant spelling of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ramachandra - Hindi name composed of the name of the god Rama and the Sanskrit element candra "moon," hence "Rama-moon."
Rajani - Hindi name meaning "night." In mythology, this is another name of the goddess Kali.
Raghu - Hindi name meaning "swift."
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. 
Rabanus - Variant spelling of Latin Hrabanus, meaning "raven."
Rabab - Arabic name derived from the word rababah, meaning "musical instrument."
Radojka - Serbian name meaning "joy."
Rabiah - Egyptian name meaning "born during the spring."
Rana - Arabic name meaning "eye-catching."
Rajan - Hindi name meaning "king."
Rajni - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Raelyn - English compound name composed of Rae "sunbeam" and Lyn "lake," hence "sunbeam lake."
Ragnfriðr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and friðr "beautiful," hence "wise and beautiful."
Raguel - Latin form of Hebrew Rəuwel, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; heoversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefullytogether with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir ofPrincipalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He isthe angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified withthe angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angelwho opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon,an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similarfigure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumeriantexts as Rig. 
Ragnvaldr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, decision" and valdr "to rule," hence "wise ruler."
Ragnheiður - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and heiðr "brightness," hence "bright counsel."
Ragnfriður - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnfriðr, meaning "wise and beautiful."
Ragnbjörg - Icelandic name composed of the Old Norse elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and björg "help, protection," hence "wise protector."
Raca - Variant spelling of the Aramaic byname Raka, meaning "fool; empty head."
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.
Rachael - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ramakrishna - Hindi compound name composed of the names Rama "black, dark" or "darkness" and Krishna "the black/blue."
Rasa - Lithuanian name meaning "dew."
Ramona - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Rangi - Maori myth name of a sky god, meaning "sky."
Rainer - A derivative of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Ratnam - Variant spelling of Hindi Ratan, meaning "jewel."
Rasim -  Arabic name meaning "artist, designer, writer."
Raniya - Arabic name meaning "gazing, looking at."
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."
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.
Rakel - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
Radzimierz - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and mir "peace," hence "happy peace."
Rannulfus - Latinized form of Frankish German Rannulf, meaning "plundering wolf."
Ragnar - Scandinavian form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
Radek - Czech name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Rachelle - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rajeev - Variant spelling of Hindi Rajiv, a name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Ránnulfr - Variant spelling of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Ráichéal - Irish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Ráhel - Hungarian form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Radoš - Short form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Rauha - Finnish name meaning "peace."
Rawiya - Arabic name derived from the word rawa, meaning "to relate," hence "story-teller."
Raynard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise and strong."
Raymund - Variant spelling of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Raymonde - Feminine form of French Raimond, meaning "wise protector."
Raymonda - Feminine form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Raymond - English form of Old French Raimund, meaning "wise protector." 
Raylene - Feminine form of English Ray, meaning "wise protector."
Ratna - Feminine form of Hindi Ratan, meaning "gem, jewel."
Rati - Hindi myth name of the wife of Kama, meaning "pleasure."
Rathnait - Old Irish name composed of the word rath "prosperity" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prosperous one."
Ratan - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word ratna, meaning "jewel."
Rafiq - Arabic name meaning "companion, friend."
Raffaello - Italian form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."
Raffaele - Italian 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."
Ragne - Masculine form of Scandinavian Ragna, a short form of names containing the Old Norse element regin ("advice, decision, counsel"), hence "wise."
Raisel - Diminutive form of Yiddish Raise ("rose"), hence "little rose."
Raginwald - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel" and wald "power," hence "wise ruler."
Randy - Pet form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." Compare with masculine Randy. 
Ra - Egyptian name meaning "sun." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the mid-day sun.
Raj - Hindi name meaning "king."
Randal - Medieval form of English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Rachim - Aramaic name meaning "compassion."
Rashida - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Ragnvald - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rada - Bulgarian and Russian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Rai - Chamoru name meaning "king."
Radko - Bulgarian form of Serbian Ratko, meaning "happy."
Radimir - Croatian form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Raibert - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Raibeart, meaning "bright fame."
Radboud - Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements rad "counsel" and bald "bold," hence "bold counsel."
Raiden - Japanese myth name of a god of thunder, meaning "thunder and lightning."
Raimundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rainerio - Spanish form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Ranulf -   Scottish form of Old Norse Randulfr, meaning "shield-wolf."
Raimunde - Feminine form of Norman French Raimund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimunda - Feminine form of Spanish Ramón, meaning "wise protector."
Raja - Arabic name meaning "hope."
Raymundo - Portuguese and Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rachyl - Variant form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rachna - Hindi name meaning "creation."
Rachav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide."
Radu - Romanian pet form of Slavic names containing the element rad, meaning "happy."
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.
Raibeart - Scottish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
Ramiro - Spanish form of Latin Ramirus, meaning "wise and famous."
Raz - Aramaic unisex name, meaning "secret."
Radomira - Feminine form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Ratko - Serbian name derived from the Slavic element rad, meaning "happy."
Raffaella - Feminine form of Italian Raffaello, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." 
Rasul - Arabic name meaning "messenger, prophet."
Rasui - Egyptian name meaning "dream."
Rasima - Feminine form of Arabic Rasim, meaning "architect, designer."
Rashne - Persian name meaning "judge."
Rashidi - Egyptian name meaning "wise."
Rashid - Arabic name meaning "rightly guided."
Rasheed - Variant spelling of Arabic Rashid, meaning "rightly guided."
Rashawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Rashaun - Elaborated form of English Shaun, meaning "God is gracious."
Rashad - Arabic name meaning "good conduct, good counsel."
Rasha - Arabic name meaning "young gazelle."
Raschelle - Elaborated form of English Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raka - Aramaic byname meaning "fool; emptyhead." 
Rajendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word raj "king" and the name of the god Indra, hence "king-Indra."
Rasmus -  Short form of Latin Erasmus, meaning "beloved." In use by the Scandinavians.
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.
Ramla - African Zulu and Egyptian name meaning "prophetess."
Ragnild - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Ragnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Ragnhildr, meaning "battle counsel."
Ragnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel, decision" and hildr "battle," hence "battle counsel."
Ragna - Short form of Scandinavian names containing the Old Norse element regin/ragin, meaning "advice, decision, counsel," hence "wise."
Raginmund - Old Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, counsel," and mund "protection," hence "wise protector."
Raginmar - Visigothic name composed of the Germanic elements ragin "advice, counsel" and mar "famous," hence "wise and famous."
Raghnall - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
Rae - English name, possibly derived from the vocabulary word ray, meaning "sunbeam."
Rastus - Short form of Latin Erastus, meaning "beloved." 
Raghnailt - Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Raghnaid - Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
Rais - Arabic name meaning "chief, leader."
Rainier - French form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
Rainard - Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise ruler."
Raimund - Norman French form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimonds - Latvian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimondo - Italian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimonda - Feminine form of Italian Raimondo, meaning "wise protector."
Raimond - Old French form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Raimo - Finnish form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Radka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Radko, meaning "happy."
Rani - Hindi name meaning "queen."
Radmilo - Serbian form of Polish Radomił, meaning "happy favor."
Radomir - Czech form of Polish Radzimierz, meaning "happy peace."
Radoslava - Feminine form of Czech Radoslav, meaning "happy glory."
Radoslav - Czech form of Polish Radosław, meaning "happy glory."
Radomila - Feminine form of Czech Radomil, meaning "happy favor."
Radmila - Feminine form of Serbian Radmilo, meaning "happy favor."
Radha - Hindi name meaning "successful." In mythology, this is the name of a lover of Krishna.
Radelle - French name of German origin, meaning "counsel."
Radclyffe - Variant spelling of English Radcliff, meaning "red cliff."
Radcliff - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements read "red" and clif "cliff, slope, riverbank," hence "red cliff."
Radulf -   Danish form of Old Norse Ráðúlfr meaning "wise wolf."
Raimondas - Lithuanian form of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rannulf - Frankish German form of Old Norse Ránulfr, meaning "plundering wolf."
Randolph - Modern English form of Middle English Randolf, meaning "shield-wolf."
Ranald - Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Raghnall, meaning "wise ruler."
Randulfr - Old Norse name composed of the elements rand "rim (of a shield)" and ulfr "wolf," hence "shield-wolf."
Radovan - Serbian name derived from the Slavic word rad, meaning "happy."
Radim - Pet form of Czech Radomir, meaning "happy peace."
Radhika - Hindi name meaning "fulfiller of desires." In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to Radha. 
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."
Ramses - Variant spelling of Egyptian Ramesses, meaning "son of Ra."
Ramman - Akkadian name of a Babylonian-Assyrian god of thunder and storms, meaning "thunderer." Ramman is also known by the name Adad, meaning "thunder." 
Ramira - Feminine form of Spanish Ramiro, meaning "wise and famous."
Ramesses - Egyptian name composed of the name of the god Ra and the word mes "son," hence "son of Ra."
Ram - Hebrew name meaning "high." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.
Ramsey - Variant spelling of Scottish Ramsay, meaning "wild-garlic island."
Rajanikant - Hindi name meaning "lord of night."
Ramunas - Lithuanian name derived from the word ramus, meaning "calm."
Ramirus - Latin form of Visigothic Raginmar, meaning "wise and famous."
Raquel - Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Rajmund - Polish and Slovene form of Frankish Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
Rajiya - Arabic name meaning "hopeful."
Raanan - Hebrew name meaning "fresh, luxuriant."
Rawya - Variant spelling of Arabic Rawiya, meaning "story-teller."
Rajiv - Hindi name for a "lotus flower," derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning "striped." 
Raulf - Norman French contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Raheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Rahim, meaning "compassionate."
Rakesh - Hindi name meaning "lord of the full moon day."
Raakel - Finnish form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe."
Raelene - Elaborated form of English Rae, possibly meaning "sunbeam."
Raoul - Old French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
Radomił - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements rad "happy" and mil "favor," hence "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."
Rahat - Arabic unisex name meaning "comfort, rest."
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.
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.
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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