Scripts 龍馬, 龍真, 竜馬, 竜真, 良馬, 良真, 亮馬, 亮真, 凌馬, 凌真, 僚馬, 僚真, 涼馬, 涼真, 諒馬, 諒真, りょうま (hiragana), リョウマ (katakana)
Pronounced Pron. ṙyo:-mah
Other Forms FormsRyoma, Ryouma
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Contributor Contrib.m4yb3_daijirou on 2/20/2015
This name combines 龍 (ryuu, ryou, rou, tatsu) meaning "dragon, imperial", 竜 (ryuu, ryou, rou, ise, tatsu) with the same meaning as 龍, 良 (ryou, i.i, -i.i, yo.i, -yo.i) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled", 亮 (ryou, akiraka) meaning "clear, help", 凌 (ryou, shino.gu) meaning "defy, endure, keep (rain) out, slight, stave off, surpass, tide over", 僚 (ryou) meaning "colleague, companion, official", 涼 (ryou, usu.i, suzu.shii, suzu.mu, suzu.yaka, hiya.su, makotoni) meaning "nice and cool, refreshing" or 諒 (ryou, akira.ka, makotoni) meaning "appreciate, fact, reality, understand" with 馬 (ba, uma, -uma, ma) meaning "horse" or 真 (shin, ma, ma-, makoto) meaning "Buddhist sect, reality, true."One bearer of this name was Ryōma Sakamoto (坂本 龍馬) (1836-1867), a prominent Bakumatsu period (around 1853-1867) figure in the movement to overthrown the Tokugawa shogunate.