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RAMSEY m English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "wild-garlic island" in Old English.
RANJIT m Indian
Means "coloured, pleased, delighted" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer was Ranjit Singh (1780-1839), the founder of a Sikh kingdom that covered most of the Punjab and Kashmir.
RANULF m Scottish
Scottish form of the Old Norse name Randúlfr
, a cognate of RANDOLF
. Scandinavian settlers and invaders introduced this name to Scotland in the Middle Ages.
RASHID m Arabic
Means "rightly guided" in Arabic. This transcription represents two different Arabic names. In Islamic tradition الرشيد (al-Rashid)
is one of the 99 names of Allah.
RASHN m Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Rashnu
meaning "justice". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata who judged the souls of the dead.
RAVEN f & m English
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English hræfn
. The raven is revered by several Native American groups of the west coast. It is also associated with the Norse god Odin
RAVID m & f Hebrew
Means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAVINDRA m Indian
Means "lord of the sun" from Sanskrit रवि (ravi)
"sun" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA
, used here to mean "lord".
RAY m English
Short form of RAYMOND
, often used as an independent name. It coincides with an English word meaning "beam of light". Science-fiction author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) and musician Ray Charles (1930-2004) are two notable bearers of the name.
RAYYAN m & f Arabic
Means "watered, luxuriant" in Arabic. According to Islamic tradition this is the name of one of the gates of paradise.
RĂZVAN m Romanian
Meaning unknown, possibly related to the name RADOVAN
. Alternatively it may have been brought to Romania from India by Gypsies, and may mean something like "bringer of good news".
RED m English
From the English word, ultimately derived from Old English read
. It was originally a nickname given to a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion.
REED m English
From an English surname which comes from multiple sources, including Old English read
meaning "red" (originally a nickname given to a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion) and Old English ried
meaning "clearing" (given to a person who lived in a clearing in the woods).
RÉGIS m French
From a surname meaning "ruler" in Occitan. This name is often given in honour of Saint Jean-François Régis, a 17th-century French Jesuit priest.
REGULUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "prince, little king", a diminutive of Latin rex
"king". This was the cognomen of several 3rd-century BC consuls from the gens Atilia... [more]
REIDAR m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Hreiðarr
which was derived from the elements hreiðr
"nest, home" and arr
REILLY m & f English (Modern)
From an Irish surname which was derived from the given name Raghailleach
, meaning unknown.
REMAO m Limburgish
Limburgish form of RAYMOND
. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Raymond.
RÉMY m French
French form of the Latin name Remigius
, which was derived from Latin remigis
"oarsman". Saint Rémy was a 5th-century bishop who converted and baptized Clovis, king of the Franks.
REN m & f Japanese
From Japanese 蓮 (ren)
meaning "lotus", 恋 (ren)
meaning "love", or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
RENARD m French (Rare)
French form of REYNARD
. Because of the medieval character Reynard the Fox, renard
became a French word meaning "fox".
RENAUD m French
French form of REYNOLD
. This name was used in medieval French literature for the hero Renaud de Montauban, a young man who flees with his three brothers from the court of Charlemagne
after killing the king's nephew... [more]
RETO m German (Swiss)
Means "of Rhaetia". Rhaetia is a region in eastern Switzerland that got its name from the Rhaeti, a Celtic tribe who originally inhabited the area.
REUEL m Biblical
Means "friend of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is another name for Jethro
. The fantasy author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a famous bearer.
REVAZ m Georgian
Possibly of Persian origin meaning "wealthy, successful".
REX m English
From Latin rex
"king". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.
REYES f & m Spanish
Means "kings" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary
, La Virgen de los Reyes
, meaning "The Virgin of the Kings"... [more]
RHETT m English
From a surname, an Anglicized form of the Dutch de Raedt
, derived from raet
"advice, counsel". Margaret Mitchell used this name for the character Rhett Butler in her novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936).
RHODRI m Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements rhod
"wheel" and rhi
"king". This name was borne by a 9th-century Welsh king.
RHYS m Welsh
Means "enthusiasm" in Welsh. Several Welsh rulers have borne this name.
RIAD m Arabic
Means "meadows, gardens", from the plural of Arabic روضة (rawdah)
RIAGÁN m Irish
Possibly derived from ríodhgach
RIDHA m Arabic
Means "satisfaction, contentment" in Arabic. This name was borne by Ali Musi al-Ridha, a 9th-century Shia imam.
RIDLEY m English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "reed clearing" or "cleared wood" in Old English.
RIGBY m English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "ridge farm" in Old Norse.
RIKU (2) m Japanese
From Japanese 陸 (riku)
meaning "land" or different kanji which are pronounced the same way.
RIKUTO m Japanese
From Japanese 陸 (riku)
meaning "land" combined with 斗 (to)
, which refers to a Chinese constellation, or 人 (to)
meaning "person", as well as other combinations of kanji which have the same pronunciations.
RILEY m & f English
From a surname which comes from two distinct sources. As an Irish surname it is a variant of REILLY
. As an English surname it is derived from a place name meaning "rye clearing" in Old English.
RIN f & m Japanese
From Japanese 凛 (rin)
meaning "dignified, severe, cold" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
RIO (1) m Various
Means "river" in Spanish or Portuguese. A city in Brazil bears this name. Its full name is Rio de Janeiro, which means "river of January", so named because the first explorers came to the harbour in January and mistakenly thought it was a river mouth.
RÍOGHNÁN m Irish
From Irish rí
"king" combined with a diminutive suffix.
RIPLEY m English (Rare)
From a surname which originally came from a place name that meant "strip clearing" in Old English.
RISHI m Indian
Means "sage, poet" in Sanskrit, perhaps ultimately deriving from a root meaning "to see".
RIVER m English (Modern)
From the English word that denotes a flowing body of water. The word is ultimately derived (via Old French) from Latin ripa
ROBERT m English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Romanian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hrodebert
meaning "bright fame", derived from the Germanic elements hrod
"fame" and beraht
ROBIN m & f English, Dutch, Swedish
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT
. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor... [more]
ROCCO m Italian, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the element hrok
meaning "rest". This was the name of a 14th-century French saint who nursed victims of the plague but eventually contracted the disease himself... [more]
ROCKY m English
Diminutive of ROCCO
or other names beginning with a similar sound, or else a nickname referring to a tough person. This is the name of a boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in the movie 'Rocky' (1976) and its five sequels.
RODNEY m English
From a surname, originally derived from a place name, which meant "Hroda's island" in Old English (where Hroda
is a Germanic given name meaning "fame")... [more]
ROGELIO m Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Rogelius
, which was possibly derived from the name Rogatus
, which was itself derived from Latin rogatus
ROLLO m English < Previous Page Next Page >
Latinized form of Roul
, the Old French form of ROLF
. Rollo (or Rolf) the Ganger was an exiled Viking who, in the 10th century, became the first Duke of Normandy... [more]