Submitted Names Starting with R

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Risola f Uzbek
Means "treatise" in Uzbek.
Riss f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Clarissa.
Rissa f Yiddish
A Yiddish variant of Rebecca
Risshū m Japanese (Rare)
From 立秋 (risshū), a traditional East Asian solar calendar term denoting the start of autumn (usually August 7-23).... [more]
Rista f Estonian (Rare)
Feminine form of Risto.
Riste f Estonian
Variant of Rista.
Risten f Sami
Sami form of Kirsten.
Ristiinná f Sami
Sami form of Kristina.
Ristley f English
Female variant of Riston
Riston m & f English
English name meaning "from the brushwood farm"
Ristuwal m Quechua
Quechua form of Christopher.
Risu f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 梨 (ri) meaning "pear" combined with 寿 (su) meaning "longevity, long life". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Risukuma m Popular Culture
A contraction of risu and kuma, which literally mean squirrel and bear respectively. This name is born by Puyo Puyo character Risukuma.
Riszarda f Kashubian
Feminine form of Riszôrd and cognate of Ryszarda.
Riszka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Riszarda.
Riszôrd m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Richard.
Ríta f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rita.
Rîta f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Rita.
Rita f Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Either derived from Sanskrit ऋत (ṛtá) meaning "true, enlightened, luminous, righteousness" or रीत (rīt) meaning "custom, rite, rule".
Rita f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate latinisation of Ghita.
Rita f Persian
Means "black pearl" in Persian.
Rità f Provençal
Vsriant of Rita.
Ritah f English
Variant of Rita.
Ritana f Obscure
Probably an elaboration of Rita.
Ritchel f Filipino
Likely a variant of Richelle.
Ritchey f English
Variant of Richie.
Ritedda f Sardinian
Diminutive of Rita.
Ritek m & f Afizere
Means "goodness" in Afizere.
Ritesh m Indian
Ritesh means"God of Rituals". it is derived from indian mythology.
Riteyu m Indian
Origin - Sanskrit, Indian, Marathi, Sikh, buddhist... [more]
Rith m Khmer
Means "powerful, mighty" or "success, achievement" in Khmer.
Rithana f Indian
Name of notable neuroscientist Rithana Srikanth.
Ritheak m Khmer
Means "achievement, glory, courage, strength" in Khmer.
Rithika f South Indian
South Indian variant of Ritika.
Rithipol m Khmer
Means "mystical powers or strength" in Khmer.
Rithisak m Khmer
Means "powerful" in Khmer.
Riti f Indian
Variant of Rita.
Ritinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Rita.
Ritma f Latvian
Either derived from Latvian ritms "rhythm" or from Latvian ritēt "to flow".
Rito m Spanish (Latin American), Italian
Possibly a male form of Rita.
Rito m & f Japanese
From Japanese 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic" or 里 (ri) meaning "village" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person" or 都 (to) "capital (city)". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritona f Japanese
From Japanese 鈴 (ri) meaning "bell", 音 (to) meaning "sound" combined with 南 (na) meaning "south". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritona f Celtic Mythology
Ritona is a Celtic goddess chiefly venerated in the land of the Treveri in what is now Germany. Her name is related to the same root as Welsh rhyd "ford", which suggests that she was a goddess of fords.
Ritsaert m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of Richard.
Ritsert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Richard.
Ritske m Frisian
Frisian form of Richard.
Ritsu m & f Japanese
Japanese ritsuka meaning rhythm or law
Ritsuha f Japanese
From Japanese 葎 (ritsu) meaning "ratio" combined with 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf, needle, blade (of a plant)". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritsuhiko m Japanese
From Japanese 律 (ritsu) meaning "law" combined with 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Ritsuki m & f Japanese
From Japanese 里 (ri) meaning "village" combined with 月 (tsuki) meaning "moon". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritsuko f Japanese
Commonly writen with the kanji for 'law' and the female ending '-ko', however in younger generations parents may chose to omit the suffix and merely name their child Ritsu. Variations such as Ritsuyo or Ritsumi exist... [more]
Ritsumi f Japanese
From Japanese 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 都 (su) meaning "capital (city)" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritsuna f Japanese
From Japanese 栗 (ritsu) meaning "a chestnut tree" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritsuno f Japanese
From 律 (ritsu) meaning "law" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Ritsuo m Japanese
From Japanese 律 (ritsu) meaning "law" combined with 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritsuto m Japanese
From Japanese 律 (ritsu) meaning "law" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritsuya m Japanese
From Japanese 律 (ritsu) meaning "law" combined with 允 (ya) meaning "to grant, to allow, to consent". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ritta f Hungarian
Variant of Rita, meaning "pearl".
Rittou m & f Japanese
Means "early winter" in Japanese.
Ritums m Latvian (Rare)
Directly taken from Latvian ritums "flow, passage".
Ritvars m Latvian
Derived from Latvian ritēt “to flow” and vara ‎“power, force; reign".
Ritwan m Indonesian, Thai (Muslim)
Indonesian and Thai form of Ridwan.
Ritwik m Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit ऋतु (ṛtú) meaning "fixed point in time, period, epoch" which refers to the यज्ञ (yajñá), an act of worship or ritual sacrifice in Hinduism.
Riu m Catalan (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Catalan riu "river".
Riu f Japanese
From Japanese 凛 (ri) meaning "dignified, severe, cold" combined with 初 (u) meaning "beginning, start, first". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riu f Japanese
From Japanese 莉 (ri) meaning "jasmine", 李 (li) meaning "plum, Prunus salicina", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", or 里 (ri) meaning "village" combined with 羽 (u) meaning "feather" or 雨 (u) meaning "rain"... [more]
Riuko f Japanese (Rare)
Archaic transcription of Ryūko. The first element can also be written with ri and u kanji, such as 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic," 生 (u) meaning "birth" or 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, roof."... [more]
Riulf m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidulf.
Riulv m Norwegian
Variant of Riulf.
Rivalen m Arthurian Romance
Medieval form of Rhiwallon used in the early German versions of the Tristan legend, where it belongs to Tristan's father, the king of Parmenie.
Rivalitas f Roman Mythology
Means "jealous rivalry" in Latin. She was the Roman equivalent of Nemesis.
Rivanna f English (British)
Rivanna means River.
Rivanon f Medieval Breton
Variant of Riwanon. This was the name of the mother of Saint Hervé.
Rive f Yiddish
Back formation of Rivke.
Rivele f Filipino
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Riven m English
From Old Norse rīfa; akin to Greek ereipein, meaning "to tear down."
Riven m & f English (Rare)
From Old Norse rīfa; akin to Greek ereipein, meaning "to tear down." Its popularity as a unisex name may be related to similar names like River.... [more]
Rivera m & f Spanish (Rare), English (American, Rare), American (Hispanic)
Transferred use of the surname Rivera or an elaboration of River.
Riverleigh f & m English (Modern)
Combination of River and Leigh. Riverleigh was given to 10 girls in 2018.
Riverlyn f English (Modern)
Combination of River and Lyn. It was given to 46 girls in 2018.
Rivers m & f American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Rivers.
Rivet m Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Rivet.
Riviera f English
Elaboration of River.
Rivina f Indonesian
Rivina is the name of a plant in the pokeweed family.... [more]
Rivkah f Hebrew
Variant of Rivka.
Rivke f Yiddish
Variant of Rivka.
Rivkele f Yiddish
Diminutive of Rivke.
Rivky f Yiddish
Diminutive of Rivka.
Rivo m Estonian
Variant of Riivo.
Rivoyat f Uzbek
Means "tale" in Uzbek.
Riwal m Breton
Derived from Old Breton ri "king" and uuallon "valorous".
Riwana f Breton
Feminine form of Riwan.
Riwanon f Breton
Breton cognate of Rhiannon. Saint Riwanon was the mother of Saint Hervé.
Riware m Medieval Breton
Derived from Old Breton ri "king" and uuaroe "game". Saint Riware was the brother of Saint Riwanon and the uncle of Saint Hervé.
Riwika f Quechua
Quechua form of Rebecca.
Riwin m Indonesian, Indian
Probably a male form of Rivina.
Rixa f German (Rare), Low German, Frisian
Low German and Frisian short form of names beginning with the element ric.
Rixen f Gascon (Archaic)
Gascon form of Rixende.
Rixiang m & f Chinese
From Chinese 日 () meaning "sun, day" combined with 祥 (xiáng) meaning "good luck, good omen", 香 (xiāng) meaning "fragrant" or 翔 (xiáng) meaning "soar, glide"... [more]
Rixt f West Frisian, Dutch
Variant spelling of Rikst. Known bearers of this name include the Dutch actress Rixt Leddy (b. 1976) and the Dutch speed skater Rixt Meijer (b. 1982).
Riyad m Arabic
Variant transcription of Riad.
Riyadh m Arabic
Variant transcription of Riad.
Riyo f Japanese
Riyo means "world of reason" or "world of truth" Kanji: 理-reason 世-world... [more]
Riyōko f Japanese (Archaic)
Archaic transcription of Ryōko.
Riyoko f Japanese
Ri means "jasmine","advantage,gain","reason,logic","hometown",or"pear". Yo can mean "world","generation",or"pleasing". And ko comes from Kodomo and means "child". Notable people are Riyoko Ikeda,a singer and manga artist that was adored in th 1970's (and even has her own expo),Riyoko Takagi is an inspiring young jazz pianist (you can find her music on Spotify),and Riyoko Tanaka is a Japanese American producer & assistant director(Men in Black,Keeping Up With the Joneses,etc.)
Riyona f Japanese
From Japanese 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 世 (yo) meaning "world" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riyu f Japanese
From Japanese 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine" combined with 優 (yu) meaning "gentleness, superiority" or 結 (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or 夕 (yu) meaning "evening". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riz m & f Urdu
Short form of Rizwan or Rizwana.
Riza f Filipino
Possibly a short form of Clarissa or derived from the surname Rizal.
Riza m Indonesian, Albanian
Indonesian and Albanian form of Ridha.
Riza f Hungarian
Short form of Terézia and, to a lesser extent, Rozália.
Rizal m Indonesian, Malay
Short form of Afrizal.
Rizaldy m Filipino
Variant of Rizal Day, the Philippine national holiday (held on December 30th) commemorating the life and works of national hero José Rizal.... [more]
Rizalina f Filipino
Feminine form of Rizalino.
Rizalino m Filipino
Diminutive of the surname Rizal, given in honour of the Filipino nationalist José Rizal (1861-1896).
Rize f Japanese
From Japanese 麗 (ri) meaning "lovely, beautiful" combined with 世 (ze) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rizen m English (Puritan)
My husband has a forefather whose first name was Rizen. As I didn't see this in your list of virtue names, I'm adding it.
Riziero m Italian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It could derive from the Italian word riccio meaning "curly-haired" with the suffix -iero. Another etymology is from the French verb risier meaning "to laugh; to mock"... [more]
Rizka f Indonesian
Strictly feminine form of Rizki.
Rizki m & f Indonesian
Variant of Rezki.
Rizky m & f Indonesian
Variant of Rezki.
Rizo m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Ridha.
Rizogul f Uzbek
Derived from riso meaning "satisfaction" or "purification of the heart" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Rizpah f Biblical Hebrew (Rare)
From Hebrew, meaning "coal" or "hot stone." In the Book of Samuel, Rizpah was one of Saul's concubines, the epitome of the devoted mother.
Rizqiya f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek rizq meaning "daily bread".
Rizqiyaningsih f Indonesian
Derived from Arabic رزق (rizq) meaning "livelihood" combined with Ningsih.
Rizqiyyatutthoyyibah f Indonesian
Derives from رزقية الثويبة (rizqiyah al-thawayiba), "livelihood deserving of God's reward" in Arabic
Rizu f Japanese
Japanese of Elizabeth?... [more]
Rizuan m Malay
Malay form of Ridwan.
Rizuana f Albanian
Albanian form of Rizwana.
Rizumu f & m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name has, technically, no meaning since it is written in hiragana or katakana. However, Rizumu, as a word, is a loan word of English origin meaning "rhythm."
Rizvan m Chechen, Dagestani
Chechen and Dagestani form of Ridwan.
Rizvan f Uyghur
Arabic/persian origin.
Rizvon m Tajik
Tajik form of Ridwan.
Rizwangul f Uyghur
From the given name Rizwan combined with Uyghur گۈل (gül) meaning "flower".
Rizza f Filipino
Variant of Riza.
Rjúpa f Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse rjūpa meaning "snow grouse".
Ro f & m Spanish
Diminutive of Rocío and Rodrigo.
f Faroese (Modern)
Directly taken from Faroese "calm, tranquility; peace; quiet; rest".
Róa f Faroese
Variant of Róða.
Roam m English
Variant of Roham.
Roan m English
Variant of Rowan.
Roana f Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of Roan.
Roane m Irish
Variant of Roan.
Roanna f English, Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of Roan.
Róar m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Hróarr.
Roas m Frisian (Rare)
Hypochoristic form of names with the Germanic stem hrod "fame".
Roba f English (Rare)
Alternate form of Roberta. Noted bearer is female country music pioneer Roba Stanley (1908-1986).
Robaldo m Medieval Italian
Italian form of Rotbald.... [more]
Robar f Kurdish
Means "river" in Kurdish.
Robard m Manx
Manx form of Robert.
Robart m Manx
Manx form of Robert.
Robat m Welsh
Welsh form of Robert.
Robb m English, Literature, Popular Culture
Variant of Rob, used in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' and the corresponding TV series 'Game of Thrones'.
Robban m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Robert.
Robben m English (American, Rare)
Probably a variant of Robin.... [more]
Robbert m Dutch
Dutch variant spelling of Robert.
Robbertt m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Robert probably via the surname Robbertt.
Robbi f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Robbie.
Robbin m & f Swedish, English
Variant of Robin.
Robe m Sami
Sami form of Robert.
Robe m Spanish
Diminutive of Roberto.
Robearta m Sami
Sami form of Robert.
Robenne f English
Variant of Robin.
Róber m Spanish
Diminutive of Roberto.
Robércio m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
From Roberto combined with the suffix -cio, from names that end in that pattern, e.g. Maurício.
Robere m French
Old French form of Robert.
Robèrt m Jèrriais, Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Jèrriais. Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of Robert.
Róberta f Kashubian
Feminine form of Róbert.
Robèrta f Gascon
Gascon form of Roberta.
Robertaŭ m Esperanto
Esperanto version of Robert
Robertha f Portuguese (Brazilian), English (Rare)
Variant of Roberta. A notable bearer was Robertha Watt (1899-1993), a second-class survivor of the Titanic disaster.
Robertin m Medieval French
Medieval French diminutive of Robert. This given name is no longer in use in France (apart from the handful of bearers that were born in the 1960s), but it still survives there as a patronymic surname (albeit barely, as the surname is extremely rare there nowadays).
Robertin f Hungarian
Feminine form of Róbert, meaning "bright fame".
Robertine f Medieval French, French (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
Medieval French diminutive of Roberte. In other words: you could say that this name is the feminine form of Robertin.... [more]
Robertito m Spanish
Diminutive of Roberto.
Robertos m Greek
Greek form of Robert.
Robertson m English
Transferred use of the surname, Robertson.
Robertuccia f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Roberta, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.
Robertuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Roberto, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Roberval m Portuguese (Brazilian)
From Roberto combined with the suffix -val, from names that either begin or end with this pattern like Valdecir and Durval.
Robi f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Robbie.
Robia f American (Rare)
Feminine form of Robert. ... [more]
Robichaux m Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Robichaux, which in itself is an altered spelling of Robichon or Roubichou, pet forms of Robert.
Robichon m English
Diminutive of Robert.
Robien f Dutch
Variant of Robine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
Robigo f Roman Mythology
A minor god in Roman mythology, the name comes from the 'wheat rust' that Romans were asking protection from (the 'wheat rust' being a red fungus that could infest crops). The festival Robigalia, where they sacrificed non-edible animals, was held on April 25th... [more]
Robigus m Roman Mythology
A minor god in Roman mythology, the name comes from the 'wheat rust' that Romans were asking protection from (the 'wheat rust' being a red fungus that could infest crops). The festival Robigalia, where they sacrificed non-edible animals, was held on April 25th... [more]
Robijn m & f Dutch
Dutch pet form of Robert, and a variant spelling of Robin.
Robim m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Robin.
Robîn m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Robin.
Robinas m Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian form of Robin.
Robine f Medieval French, French (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
French feminine form of Robin, which originated in medieval times. For reasons unknown, it fell out of use after the Middle Ages, after which it continued to survive as a matronymic surname (mostly in the Normandy region of France)... [more]
Robinet m Medieval French
Strictly masculine diminutive of Robin (as -et is a French masculine diminutive suffix), which itself is a diminutive of Robert... [more]
Robinette f Medieval French, French (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Medieval French diminutive of Robine (as -ette is a French feminine diminutive suffix). In other words: you could say that this name is the feminine form of Robinet... [more]
Robinho m Portuguese
Diminutive form of Roberto, Robson, etc.
Robinhood m Filipino
Combination of Robin and Hood. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor... [more]
Robinia f Various
A feminine form of Robin or inspired by the botanical name Robinia "black locust, false acacia".
Robinne f English
Variant of Robin.
Robins m Latvian (Rare)
Latvian form of Robin.
Róbinson m Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish (Latin American) form of Robinson.... [more]
Robinson m English, Literature
Transferred use of the surname Robinson. It is famously borne by the titular character of Daniel Defoe's novel 'Robinson Crusoe' (1719).
Robinus m Dutch
Latinized form of Robin.
Robiy m Russian, Indonesian
Form of Robby or diminutive of Robert.
Robiya f Uzbek
Uzbek form of Raabi'a.
Roblen m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian родился быть ленинцем (rodilsya byt' lenintsem) and of родившйся быть ленинцем (rodivshiysya byt' lenintsem), which both mean "born to be a Leninist"... [more]
Robley m English (American)
Meaning unknown, possibly an Americanized version of the Spanish "roble," meaning "oak."
Roboam m Biblical Spanish
Spanish form of Rehoboam. In the Bible, Rehoboam is the son and heir of King Solomon and the last ruler of the Kingdom of Israel.
Roboão m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Rehoboam.
Robomił m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish robota "work, labour, servitude", which is derived from Polish robić "to work, to labour". It is ultimately derived from Slavic orbota "hard work, slavery", which came from Proto-Slavic orbь "slave"... [more]
Robosław m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish robota "work, labour, servitude", which is derived from Polish robić "to work, to labour". It is ultimately derived from Slavic orbota "hard work, slavery", which came from Proto-Slavic orbь "slave"... [more]
Roboute m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown, likely a faux-French variant of Robert. It is born by Roboute Guilliman, the Primarch of the Ultramarines, a chapter of Space Marine Super Soldiers from Warhammer 40,000
Robson m English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Derived from the English patronymic surname Robson, which means "son of Rob". Known bearers of this name are English actor Robson Green (b. 1964) and Brazilian football player Robson "Robinho" de Souza (b... [more]
Roburt m English
Variant of Robert.
Robustian m English
From the patronymic of the Roman cognomen Rōbustus, meaning “oak, oaken, (figuratively) robust, strong, vigorous, resistant, son of Robust, a descendant of Robust.” St. Robustian was an early martyr who was put to death probably in Milan... [more]
Robustiana f Galician (Archaic)
Galician feminine form of Robustianus.
Robustiano m Galician
Galician form of Robustianus.
Roby f & m Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Robert (for men) and Roberta and Robine (for women).
Robyne f French (Rare), English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Robin and a variant of Robine.
Ròc m Provençal
Provençal form of Rochus.
Roca f Galician
Galician feminine form of Rocco (compare Catalan Roc). This name coincides with Galician roca "rock".
Rocael m Central American
Probably a blend of two names like Roco and Rafael.
Rocca f Sicilian
Feminine form of Rocco.
Rocchina f Italian
A feminine form to Rocco.
Roccina f English (American, Modern, Rare)
English feminine form of Rocco, probably inspired by Rocchina
Roccu m Corsican
Corsican form of Rochus.
Rocelyn f American (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Variant of Rosaline/Roslyn influenced by the spelling of Jocelyn (See also Rosslyn/Joslyn).
Roch m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
"Shining "; "radiant" ;"one who lightens or makes bright "... [more]
Rocha f Sanskrit (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit रोच (rocá) meaning "shining, radiant".
Rochalla f Literature
Meaning unknown, possibly a variant of the French Rochelle. It is used in Irish author Maggie Furey's "Shadowleague" trilogy, in which the character Rochalla is a young girl forced into prostitution.
Rochani f Indonesian (Rare), Indian (Rare)
From Sanskrit रोचनी (roćani) meaning “yellow, red arsenic”.
Rochdi m Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) meaning "to go the right way, to be well guided", etymologically related to Rashad and Rashid.
Rochi f Hebrew (?)
This name is a nickname for the Hebrew name, Rochel.
Rocho m Spanish
Diminutive of Ricardo.
Roci f Spanish
Diminutive of Rocío.