Submitted Names Starting with R

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Raabiya f Arabic
Variant of Rabi'a or Raabi'a.
Raad m Arabic
Means "return, give back" or "oppose, fight" in Arabic.
Raadhi f Odia
Means "achievement; success" in Odia.
Raafaali m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Râvfaile.
Raafael m Finnish
Finnish form of Raphael.
Raage m Somali
Means "he who delayed at birth" in Somali.
Raajaa m Odia
Odia form of Raja 2.
Raama m Japanese
From Japanese 羅 (ra) meaning "gauze, thin silk" combined with 天 (ama) meaning "heavens, sky". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Raamah m Biblical
Means "exalted" or "thunder". In the Bible, this is a son of Cush.
Raamiah m Biblical
Means "thunder of Yahweh" in Hebrew. This is a minor character in the Bible, a prince who returns from exile in the book of Nehemiah.
Raamla f African American
In the case of American television writer Raamla Mohamed she was named after a little girl who had the same name her mom later added an extra a so her name could be pronounced correctly
Raanu m & f Indian
Raanu was the Agori leader of the Fire Tribe.
Raati f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Means "liberal; bestowing" in many Indian languages.
Raav f Russian
Russian form of Rahab.
Raavi f Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Kannada, Telugu
Name: Raavi / Raawi रावी... [more]
Raaxo f Somali
Means "enjoyment, comfort" in Somali.
Raay m Nepali
MEANING - King, royal... [more]
Raba f German (Archaic)
Possibly a feminine version of Rabe.
Rabadan m Dargin
Dargin form of Ramadan. Another source suggests that it is derived from Arabic رب (rabb) meaning "master, lord, king" and Persian دانا (dana) meaning "wise, learned".
Rabadash m Literature
The ambitious crown prince of Calormen in 'The Horse and His Boy' by C.S. Lewis.
Rabah m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "profitable, gainful, winner" in Arabic, from the root ربح (rabiha) meaning "to gain, to win, to profit".
Rabán m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Raban.
Rabani f Odia
Means "divine" in Odia.
Rábano m Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese form of Raban via it's Latinized form Rabanus.
Rabano m Italian, Spanish, Sardinian, Esperanto
Italian, Spanish, Sardinian, and Esperanto form of Raban via it's Latinized form Rabanus.
Rabastan m Literature
Invented variant of Rastaban. This is the name of Rabastan Lestrange, a character in the "Harry Potter" series written by J.K. Rowling.
Rabbah m Hebrew
Means "great" or "Rabbi" in Hebrew.
Rabbe m Finland Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Either a German diminutive of Raban or a Swedish diminutive of Rafael.... [more]
Rabbin m Scots (Archaic)
Scots form of Robin.
Rabbiya f Pakistani (Rare)
Variant transcription of Rabi'a.
Rabe m East Frisian (Archaic)
A short form of Radbod. It coincides in spelling and pronunciation with modern German word Rabe "raven".
Rabea f German
Meaning unknown. This name became popular in Germany in the early 1970s, due to Rabea Hartmann (born in 1947), a German TV personality.
Rabea m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ربيع (see Rabi 1).
Rabeah f Arabic (Rare)
Variant transcription of Rabi'a.
Rabêcca f Guernésiais
Guernésiais form of Rebecca.
Rabege f Medieval English
Meaning uncertain. This was used in the south of England in the latter half of the 16th century.
Rabekkah f English (Rare)
A spelling of Rebecca which seems to have been used in the 1600s and 1700s, and was apparently revived in the late 1990s.
Rabelani m & f Venda
Means "to pray" in Tshivenda.
Rabert m Scots
Scots form of Robert.
Rabeya f Bengali
Bengali form of Rabi'a or Raabi'a.
Rabi f Shipibo-Conibo
Means "praise" in Shipibo.
Rabiah f English (Rare), Pakistani (Rare)
Variant transcription of Rabi'a which has also seen some usage in the English-speaking world.
Rabiap f Thai
Means "rule, order" in Thai.
Rabiat f Chechen, Ingush
Chechen and Ingush form of Rabi'a.
Rabicano m Literature
Means "white tail", derived from Spanish rabo "tail" and Spanish cano "white". The original word described a horse with white hairs in its tail, though nowadays rabicano refers to a certain coat color for horses, specifically in roans... [more]
Rabie m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ربيع (see Rabi 1).
Räbiğä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Raabi'a.
Rabih m Arabic
Means "spring (the season)" in Arabic.
Rabihah f Arabic
Means "winner" in Arabic.
Rabii m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic ربيع (see Rabi 1) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Rabija f Bosnian (Rare)
Bosnian form of Rabi'a.
Rabije f Albanian
Albanian form of Rabia.
Rabindranath m Bengali
Bengali form of Ravindranath. A notable bearer was Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941).
Rabiyat f Dagestani, Avar, Lezgin, Lak
Dagestani form of Rabi'a.
Rabiye f Turkish
Turkish form of Rabia.
Rabmag m Biblical
Rabmag is the name of two figures in the Bible.
Rabren m Serbian
Likely to come from "храбар" ("hrabrar"), which means "brave".
Rabten m & f Tibetan
Means "indefatigable" in Tibetan.
Rabumi f Japanese
(rabu) means love and (mi) means beauty or beautiful
Rabuno f Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (rabu) meaning "love, affection" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Raburi f Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (rabu) meaning "love, affection" combined with 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy" or 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or 里 (ri) meaning "village". ... [more]
Rabyga f Turkmen
Turkmen form of Raabi'a.
Raca f Indian (Christian), Malayalam
Malayalam form of Rebecca, borrowed from Portuguese Rebeca. Used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Racana f Telugu
Means "arranging, composing", "stringing flowers" or "weaving wreathes" in Telugu.
Racer m English (Rare)
Late Old English, from Old Norse rás ‘current.’ It was originally a northern English word with the sense ‘rapid forward movement,’ which gave rise to the senses ‘contest of speed’ (early 16th century) and ‘channel, path’ (i.e., the space traversed)... [more]
Racey f English
Created name combining Ray with the acey suffix, found in names such as Casey, Macy, and Tracy.
Rach f English
Diminutive of Rachel.
Racha m Lao
Lao form of Raja.
Rachaell f English
Variant spelling of Rachel.
Rachal f English
Variant of Rachel.
Rachamim m Hebrew
Rachamim, Hebrew word for "mercy", which derives from the Hebrew word for womb, (rechem). Also means "compassionate".... [more]
Rachan m Thai
Means "monarch, lord, master" in Thai, ultimately from Sanskrit राजन् (rajan).
Rachana f & m Khmer
Means "fine arts" in Khmer.
Rachanee f Thai
Alternate transcription of Ratchani.
Rachany f Khmer
Means "night" in Khmer.
Râché f Jèrriais, Guernésiais
Jèrriais and Guernésiais form of Rachel.
Raché f Guernésiais
Guernésiais form of Rachel.
Rached m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Rashid (chiefly Tunisian).
Ráchel f Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of Rachel.
Rachela f Italian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare)
Italian variant of Rachele, Polish form of Rachel as well as a Latinate form of Rachel.
Rachelė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Rachel.
Racheltjie f Afrikaans
Diminutive of Rachel.
Rachide m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Rashid.
Rachie f English
Diminutive of Rachel.
Rachil f Greek, Judeo-Greek
Modern Greek form of Rachel via Biblical Greek Rhachel.
Rachit m Indian
Creation or to create. Language of origin: Hindi. Place of origin: India
Rachman m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Rahman.
Rachmiel m Yiddish
Name used by Yiddish-speaking Ashkenazic Jews in Europe
Rachnild f Dutch
Dutch form of Old Norse Ragnhild. ... [more]
Rachouane m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Arabic رشوان (Rashwan) influenced by French orthography (chiefly Tunisian).
Racimiar m Polish
Variant of Racimir.
Racimir m Polish
Polish form of Ratimir.
Racława f Polish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Racław.
Racman m Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao
Maranao and Maguindanao form of Rahman.
Ráďa m Czech
Diminutive of Radek and Radim.
Rada f Thai
Means "delight, joy" in Thai.
Rada f Romanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Radu.
Radagaisus m Gothic
Radagaisus (died 23 August 406) was a Gothic king who led an invasion of Roman Italy in late 405 and the first half of 406. A committed Pagan, Radagaisus evidently planned to sacrifice the Senators of the Christian Roman Empire to the gods and to burn Rome to the ground... [more]
Radagast m Literature
One of the wizards in the books by J.R.R. Tolkien. His name may mean "tender of beasts" in Adûnaic.
Radah m & f Ancient Hebrew
to rule, have dominion, dominate, tread down... [more]
Radamant m Bosnian, Croatian, Romanian
Bosnian, Croatian and Romanian form of Rhadamanthos.
Radamantas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Rhadamanthos.
Radamanto m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Rhadamanthos.
Radamel m Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Best known for being the name of Colombian soccer striker Radamel Falcao (b. 1986). The meaning of the name is unknown. It may come from the surname Radamel or even be a hispanicized form of Radomil (via Slavic immigrants).
Radamés m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Radames.
Radames m Theatre
Radamès is a character, the captain of the guard, in the opera 'Aida' (1871). The setting of the opera is ancient Egypt, and the creators of the play likely invented the name to sound vaguely Egyptian by integrating Ra into the name.
Radan m Czech
Contracted form of Radovan.
Radaši m Vlach
Derived from Vlach raditi meaning "to work".
Radašin m Vlach
Variant of Radaši.
Radbald m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Radbert m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
Radbodo m History (Ecclesiastical)
Italian and Spanish form of Radbod.
Radbrand m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
Radburg f Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German rât "counsel." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
Radcliffe m African American
Transferred use of the surname Radcliffe.
Raddai m Biblical, Hebrew
Possibly from Hebrew רָדָה (radah) meaning "to beat down" or "to spread out". This name belonged to the fifth son of Jesse (according to 2 Chronicles 2:14).
Raddix m & f English (American, Modern, Rare), Obscure (Modern)
Used by American actress Cameron Diaz for her daughter born 2019. It might be inspired by Latin radix meaning "root", which is the source of the English word radical, or the similar name Maddox.... [more]
Raddy m Russian (Rare)
Short for Radojko, Radomir or Radislav
Radegast m Slavic Mythology
From Slavic radǔ (content, glad), or rad (kind, willing, happy), and gostŭ (host). Old god of Slavic mythology. He is considered to be a deity of hospitality, or host or leader of an assembly or council... [more]
Radegonda f Italian, Sardinian
Italian and Sardinian form of Radegund.
Radegund f Germanic, History
Variant of Radgund. Radegund lived in the 6th century AD and was a daughter of Berthar/Bertachar, one of the three kings of Thuringia. She later became the second wife of Chlothar I, a Frankish king from the Merovingian dynasty.
Radel m Russian
From the Slavic name element rad meaning "willing"
Radenka f Vlach, Slovene
Feminine form of Radenko.
Radenko m Serbian, Croatian
An elaborate form of Rade.
Radeya f Pakistani
Always happy
Radford m English
Transferred use of the surname Radford.
Radfrid m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Rådgärd f Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Radhgärdh.
Radgard f Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old High German rât "counsel." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
Radgast m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."
Radger m Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Old High German rât "counsel." The second element is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared."
Radgild f Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
Radgis m Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from Old High German rât "counsel." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
Radgost m Slavic Mythology
From Slavic radǔ (content, glad), or rad (kind, willing, happy), and gostŭ (host). Old god of Slavic mythology. He is considered to be a deity of hospitality, or host or leader of an assembly or council... [more]
Rådgrid f Norwegian (Hypothetical)
Norwegian form of Ráðgríðr, only used in translations of Old Norse texts.
Radgrim m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
Radgund f Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German gund "war."
Radhaid f Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with haidu "figure, person" (see Adelaide).
Radhakrishna m Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Combination of Radha and Krishna. In Hinduism, this term refers to the combination of feminine and masculine aspects of God.
Radhakrishnan m Indian
Krishna, lord of Hindus, and Radha, his staunch devotee, finally became part of him... [more]
Radhakrishnan m Malayalam, Tamil
Malayalam and Tamil variant of Radhakrishna.
Radhard m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
Radhgärdh f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ráðgerðr.
Radhild f Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
Radhouane m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan (chiefly Tunisian).
Radhouène m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan (chiefly Tunisian).
Radi m Arabic, Indonesian
Means "satisfied, pleased" in Arabic.
Radia f Russian (Archaic)
Elaboration of Rada.
Radiance f & m English
From Latin radiare + -ance. From the English word, defined as "the light or heat as emitted or reflected by something" or "great happiness", occasionally used as a given name.
Radica f Slovene
Diminutive of Rada, used as a given name in its own right.
Radif m Persian
Means "order" in Persian.
Radigund f Literature
Variant of Radegund used by Edmund Spenser for a queen of the Amazons in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
Radija m & f Vlach
Derived from rad and raditi, which respectively mean "work" and "to work" in Vlach and Macedonian.
Radik m Tatar, Bashkir
Derived from Persian راضی‎ (râzi) meaning "pleased, satisfied, happy" (through an Arabic borrowing).
Radin m Persian (Rare)
Persian given name meaning ''chivalrous man''.
Rading m Filipino
Diminutive of Conrado.
Radiša m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element rad "care".
Radislava f Slovene
Feminine form of Radislav.
Radisson m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Radisson.
Radiszló m Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Radoslav.
Raditya m Javanese
Derived from Javanese aditya meaning "sun" or "Sunday", ultimately from the name of the Hindu god Aditya.
Radium m & f English (Rare)
From Latin radius ray + -ium.
Radivoj m Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with voi "soldier".
Radivoje m Serbian
Variant of Radivoj.
Radivoy m Bulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian form of Radivoj.
Radix m Ancient Roman
Root, base. From the Latin radix, radicis.
Radiy m Russian (Rare), Tatar (Rare)
Variant form of Radik. Also note that radiy is also the Russian word for radium, an alkaline earth metal. The name was used in the Soviet era in reference to scientific progress.
Radka f Polish
Diminutive of Radosława and Radsława.
Radley m & f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Radley.
Radman m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with man "man."
Radmar m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
Radmehr m Persian
Persian masculine name meaning "Generous and radiant, Giving sun".
Radmund m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
Radner m Soviet
Derived from the Russian phrase радуйся новой эре (raduysya novoy ere) meaning "hail the new era", referring to communism and the Soviet period. This name was used by Soviet parents who were eager to reject traditional Russian names... [more]
Radney m American
Possibly a variant of Rodney. Noted bearer is country music artist Radney Foster.
Rådny f Swedish (Rare)
Modern form of Ráðný.
Radny f Swedish
Swedish form of Ráðný.
Rado m Slovene
Male form of Rada.
Radó m Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Rado.
Radoald m Germanic, History
Variant of Radwald. Radoald was the name of a 7th-century duke of Benevento (Italy).
Radochna f Medieval Polish
Diminutive of names beginning with the element Rado-, such as Radomira and Radosława.
Radociech m Polish
Derived from Slavic rad "care" combined with Slavic tech "solace, comfort, joy".
Radoe m Russian
Means "joyful" in Russian.
Radogost m Polish
Derived from Slavic rad "care" combined with Slavic gost "guest".
Radoje m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "work" or "happily".
Radola m Serbian, Croatian, Czech
Slavicized variant of the Germanic name Rudolf, most notably used by Czech military commander and politician Radola Geidl, whose original name was Rudolf Geidl.
Radolf m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Radulf.
Radolfo m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Ráðúlfr.
Radolph m English
English form of Ráðúlfr.
Radomér m Hungarian
Cognate of Radomir, meaning "happy peace/world".
Radoměr m Sorbian
Sorbian form of Radomir.
Radomysł m Polish
Derived from Slavic rad "care" combined with Polish myśl "thought" (which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic mysliti "to think").
Radosav m Russian
Variant of Radoslav.
Radosava f Slovene
Feminine form of Radosav.
Radosłôw m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Radosław.
Radost f Bulgarian, German (Rare)
Derived from Bulgarian радост "joy, happiness". Radost Bokel is a German actress who played the titular character in the fantasy film 'Momo' (1986).
Radostina f Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian радост "joy, delight".
Radosveta f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Radosvet.
Radouane m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic رضوان (see Ridwan) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Radován m Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Radovan.
Radovana f Czech (Rare)
Feminine form of Radovan.
Radovanka f Slovene
Feminine form of Radovan.
Radric m African American (Rare)
Variant of Rodrick. This is the real name of American rapper Gucci Mane (1980-), born Radric Davis.
Radsław m Polish
Contracted form of Radosław.
Radsława f Polish
Feminine form of Radsław.
Radtrud f Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with þruþ "strength."
Răducu m Romanian
Diminutive of Radu and other names containing the element rad.
Raduga f Russian
From Russian Радуга (Raduga) which means "rainbow."
Raduin m French
French form of Radwin.
Radul m Vlach
Derived from Vlach rad meaning "to work".
Raduolf m Romansh
Romansh form of Radulf, traditionally found in the Engadine valley.
Radus m Montenegrin (Archaic)
Recorded in Montenegro in the early 1600s.
Raduša f Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Croatian, Czech, Slovak and Slovene diminutive of any Slavic feminine name that contains the element rad meaning "happy" or "willing", such as Radana, Radmila and Radoslava... [more]
Raduška f Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Croatian, Czech, Slovak and Slovene diminutive of any Slavic feminine name that contains the element rad meaning "happy" or "willing", such as Radana, Radmila and Radoslava... [more]
Radvány m Medieval Hungarian
Medieval Hungarian form of Radován.
Radvilė f Lithuanian
This name is derived from rado meaning "found" and viltis meaning "hope."
Radvin m Persian
Means "Generous, Noble"
Radwald m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
Radwan m Arabic
Means “pleasure, satisfaction” in Arabic
Radward m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
Radwig m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German wîg "warrior."
Radwin m Germanic
Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
Radya m & f Czech, Russian
Czech male nickname for Radim and a Russian female variant of Rada.
Radziah f Malay
Malay form of Razia.
Radzio m Polish
Diminutive of Radosław.
Radzisława f Polish
Feminine form of Radzisław.
Radzivon m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Rodion.
Radźka m Belarusian
Diminutive of both Radzim and Radzivon.
Rae m Finnish
From the Finnish word "rae" meaning "hailstone" and "grain".
Raeanna f English (Rare)
Combination of Rae and Anna (Compare Rhiannon). Raeanna was given to 74 baby girls in the USA in 1999.