RABICANOmLiterature 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]
RACANAfTelugu Means "arranging, composing", "stringing flowers" or "weaving wreathes" in Telugu.
RACEmEnglish (American) From the English word “Race” meaning, to go at someone at excessive speed. It may describe a person who has a strong personality or is fast.
RACERmEnglish (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]
RADAMELmSpanish (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).
RADAMESmTheatre 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.
RADBURGfAncient 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."
RADDAImBiblical, 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).
RADDIXfEnglish (American, Rare) American actress Cameron Diaz and musician Benji Madden named their daughter, born in 2020, Raddix Madden. Cameron explained the name is an elaboration of the word "rad." Rad, a diminutive of radical was first an adjective, borrowed in the 14th century from the Late Latin radicalis, itself from Latin radic-, radix, meaning "root." And the earliest uses of radical are indeed all about literal roots, hinging on the meaning "of, relating to, or proceeding from a root."
RADEGUNDfAncient 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.
RADGARDfAncient 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."
RADGASTmAncient Germanic Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."
RADGERmAncient 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."
RADGISmAncient 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]
RADIYmRussian (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.
RADMUNDmAncient Germanic Derived from Old High German rât "counsel" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
RADNERmSoviet 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]