Submitted Names Starting with R

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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.
Rocilyn f American
Feminine form of Rochus.
Rock m English (Rare)
English form of Rocco, traditionally used to refer to the 14th-century saint. Modern use of the name is probably influenced by the English surname Rock and may also be inspired by the English word rock... [more]
Rocket m English (Rare)
From Italian rocchetta, from Old Italian rochetto (“rocket”, literally “a bobbin”), diminutive of rocca (“a distaff”), from Lombardic rocko, rukka (“spinning wheel”), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô (“a distaff, a staff with flax fibres tied loosely to it, used in spinning thread”).
Rocketa f Obscure
Female version of Rocket.
Rocki m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Rare variant of Rocky.
Rockingham m Literature
The name of character Rockingham Napier in, “Excellent Women,” by Barbara Pym.
Rocklyn f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Rocky, using the popular suffix lyn.
Rockmiel m Hebrew (Rare, ?)
Variant transcription of Rachmiel.
Rockmond m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Rockmond. A known bearer of this name is the American actor Rockmond Dunbar (b. 1973).
Rocko m English
Variant of Rocco.
Rockwell m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surnaem Rockwell. A notable bearer of this name was Rockwell Kent, an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and writer.
Roco m Spanish
Diminutive of Rocio.
Roco m Venetian
Venetian form of Rocco.
Rocus m Dutch
Variant form of Rochus. A known Dutch bearer of this name was the composer and conductor Rocus van Yperen (1914-1994).
Roda m Arabic
The given name of the Lebanese football player Roda Antar.
Roda f German (Rare)
A feminine short form of Germanic names including the name element hroð "fame" (e.g. Roderich).
Rodach m Ancient Irish
Derived from rod "spirited, furious"
Rodam f & m Georgian
Georgian form of Rudabeh. This name was originally feminine in Georgia, but over time it has become a unisex name.... [more]
Rodan m Czech, English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Rodan.
Rodanthi f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Rhodanthe.
Rodas m Portuguese
Diminutive of Rodolfo.
Rodd m American
Diminutive of Rodney.
Roddie m English
Variant of Roddy.
Roddric m English
Variant of Roderick.
Rodé f Hungarian
Means "rose" in greek.
Rodelind f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element hrôthi "fame" combined with Old High German lind or lindi "soft, tender."
Rodelinda f Hungarian, Theatre
Hungarian form of Rodelind. 'Rodelinda' (1725) is an opera seria in three acts composed for the first Royal Academy of Music by Georg Friedrich Händel.
Rodelinde f German
German form of Rodelind.
Rodelindis f Ancient Germanic, History
A more Latinate form of Rodelind. Rodelindis was the wife of Alduin, a 6th-century king of the Lombards.
Rōdēn m Balochi
Derived from rōd meaning "copper".
Rodéric m French
French form of Roderic.
Roderica f Italian
Feminine form of Rodrigo.
Roderich m German
German form of Roderick.
Roderico m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Roderic.
Rodericus m Dutch
Latinized form of Roderick.
Roderigo m Literature
Variant of Rodrigo used in Shakespeare's tragedy Othello.
Roderikas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Roderick.
Roderiks m Latvian (Rare)
Latvian form of Roderick.
Roderyk m Polish
Polish form of Roderick.
Rodgers m English
Transferred use of the surname Rodgers.
Rodgjerd f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger variant of Ráðgerðr.
Rødh m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Rauðr.
Rødhe m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Rauði.
Rodhlann m Irish (Rare)
Irish form of Roland.
Rodhmund m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hróðmundr.
Rodhsten m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hróðstæinn.
Rodhvi f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hróðví.
Rodi m Karelian, Finnish (Rare)
A Karelian form of Herodion.
Rodiel m Biblical (Hellenized)
Variant transcription of Jediael, as used in 1 Chronicles 12:20.... [more]
Rodin m & f French (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
Originally a pet form of given names containing the Germanic element hrod "fame". Usage of this name nowadays is probably mainly inspired by the famous French sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), whose surname has the same etymological origin.
Rodina f Hungarian
Feminine form of Roderik, meaning "famous ruler".
Rodions m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Rodion.
Rodislav m Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Croatian and Serbian cognate of Rodosław.
Rodman m English (American, Modern)
A possible variation on Rod, Rodney, and other names starting with ROD-. Two well known bearers are Rodman Philbrick (1951-), who wrote the young adult novel "Freak the Mighty", and Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling (1924-1975), a television writer known for the classic "Twilight Zone" series.
Rodmar m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element hrôthi "fame" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
Rodmund m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian younger form of Hróðmundr.
Rodmundur m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Hróðmundr.
Rodo m Spanish
Diminutive of Rodolfo.
Rodoald m Ancient Germanic, History
Variant of Rodwald. Rodoald was the name of a 7th-century king of the Lombards.
Rodoaldo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Rodoald, which is a variant form of Rodwald.
Rodòlf m Gascon
Gascon form of Rudolf.
Rodolfos m Greek
Greek form of Rudolph.
Rodolfuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Rodolfo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Rodolphus m Literature, English (Rare, Archaic, ?)
Latinized form of Rudolf. This was used for a character (the husband of Bellatrix Lestrange) in the 'Harry Potter' series.
Rodomił m Polish
Derived from Slavic rod "family, race, kind" combined with Slavic mil "gracious, dear".
Rodomir m Russian
The first element of this name is derived from Russian rod "family, kind, race, genus", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic rodъ "family". The second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace".
Rodomonte m Literature
I am uncertain of the meaning, but it might be etymologically related to Bradamante and/or Rhadamanthos... [more]
Rodopi f Greek
Modern Greek form of Rhodope.
Rodopian m Russian (Archaic)
Russian form of Rhodopianus via its hellenized form Rhodopianos.
Rodopiane m Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian form of Rhodopianus via its hellenized form Rhodopianos.
Rodoslav m Russian
Russian cognate of Rodosław.
Rodosław m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish rodu "family", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic rodъ "family". Also compare Polish rodzic "parent", Polish rodzina "family" and Polish rodny "fertile"... [more]
Rodosthenis m Greek (Cypriot)
Derived from Greek ῥόδον (rhodon) meaning "rose" combined with Greek σθενος (sthenos) meaning "vigour, strength".
Rodòuf m Provençal
Provençal form of Rudolf.
Rodri m Spanish
Diminutive of Rodrigo.
Rodric m English, Welsh, Gascon
Gascon form of Roderick as well as an English and Welsh variant of this name.
Rodrick m English
Variant of Roderick.
Rodrico m Italian
Italian form of Rodrigo.
Rodriga f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Roderick.
Rodriguez m American (Hispanic)
Transferred use of the surname Rodríguez.
Rodrik m Swedish (Rare), Popular Culture
Swedish form of Roderick. A notable bearer is Ser Rodrik Cassel from HBO's ever-popular TV show 'Game of Thrones'.
Rodryk m Polish
Polish short form of Roderyk.
Rodwald m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element hrôthi "fame" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
Rodzisław m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish rodzina "family", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic rodъ "family". Also compare Polish rodzic "parent", Polish rodu "family" and Polish rodny "fertile"... [more]
Rodźisława f Sorbian
Feminine cognate of Rodzisław.
Roe m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Roe.
Roebi f & m Dutch (Rare), German (Swiss, Rare)
As a Dutch name, Roebi seems to be exclusively feminine.... [more]
Roee m Hebrew
Roee (רעי or רועי) means "my Sheppard" in Hebrew. It is derived from the old testament where it appears 25 times. the most famous quote is " יְהוָה רֹעִי, לֹא אֶחְסָר" (Psalms 23:1).
Roef m Dutch (Rare), West Frisian
Contracted form of Rudolf and/or Roelof. A well-known bearer of this name is the late Dutch actor Roef Ragas (1965-2007).
Roeh m African (Modern, Rare)
Bassa African pronunciation of the hebrew word "Rapha," meaning "heals." Native to Ghana and Monrovia Liberia.
Roei m Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of Roi 2.
Roej f Marshallese
Marshallese form of Rose.
Roel m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Roald.
Roelanda f Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of Roeland.
Roelf m Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Contracted form of Rudolf and/or Roelof.
Roelfien f Dutch
Variant of Roelfine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
Roelfine f Dutch
Dutch contracted form of Rudolfine.
Roelfke f Dutch, West Frisian
Feminine form of Roelf. Also compare Roelofke (see Roelofje).
Roelie f & m Dutch
Diminutive of given names starting with Roel-, such as Roeland and Roelof (for males) and Roelanda and Roelofje (for females).
Roelien f Dutch
Variant of Roeline, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
Roelina f Dutch
Variant of Roeline.
Roeline f Dutch
Feminine form of Roel.
Roelman m Dutch
This name consists of the name Roel - which in itself is a short form of Roeland - with the Germanic element man "man" added to it, by way of pet form... [more]
Roelofje f & m Dutch
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Roelof) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix -je to the original name... [more]
Roeltje f & m Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Roel) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix -tje to the original name... [more]
Roemer m West Frisian
Variant form of Romer.
Roen m Dutch (Rare)
Short form of Jeroen.
Roenique f South African
Roelfie and Monique combined
Roestam m Indonesian
Older spelling of Rustam based on Dutch orthography.
Roṋewa m & f Venda
Means "we are given" or "we are blessed" in Tshivenda.
Roey m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Variant of Roi 2 influenced by the spelling of the name Joey
Roffredo m Medieval Italian
Italian form of Rotfrid. Also compare the similar-looking name Goffredo.... [more]
Rofhiwa m & f Venda
Means "we are blessed" in Tshivenda.
Röfn f Icelandic (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It may be from Icelandic röfn "broken, severed" or a feminine form of Hrafn.
Rog m English
Short form of Roger.
Rogacià m Catalan
Catalan form of Rogatianus.
Rogaciano m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Rogatianus. A notable bearer of this name was the Brazilian journalist and poet Rogaciano Bezerra Leite (1920-1969).
Rogal m Popular Culture
Derived from "Regal", as a first name it is born by Rogal Dorn, Primarch of the Imperial Fists from Warhammer 40000
Rogan m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Rogan.
Rogasian m Breton
Breton form of Rogatianus.
Rogat m Catalan, French (Archaic), Polish (Archaic)
Catalan, French and Polish form of Rogatus.
Rogata f Late Roman, Italian (Archaic), Polish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Feminine form of Rogatus. This name was borne by several obscure martyrs and saints.
Rogatia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Rogatius.
Rogatian m English (Rare)
English form of Rogatianus.... [more]
Rogatiana f Late Roman
Feminine form of Rogatianus.
Rogatianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Rogatus. This name was borne by a Roman senator who, under the influence of the philosopher Plotinus (3rd century AD), resigned from his job and abandoned all of his wealth in order to live a simple lifestyle as a philosopher.... [more]
Rogatilla f Late Roman
Diminutive of Rogata and Rogatia, as it contains the Latin feminine diminutive suffix -illa.
Rogatina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Rogatinus.
Rogatinus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Rogatus.
Rogatius m Late Roman
Derivative of Rogatus.... [more]
Rogatus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Latin noun rogatus meaning "request, suit, entreaty", which in turn is ultimately derived from the Latin verb rogo meaning "to ask (for), to enquire, to request".... [more]
Roge m Spanish
Diminutive of Rogelio.
Rogel m Spanish
Spanish: from the personal name Rogel, Spanish form of French Roger.... [more]
Rogelia f Spanish
Feminine of Rogelio.
Rogena f African
child of man
Rogèr m Gascon
Gascon form of Roger.
Rogera f & m English
Very rare feminine form of Roger and Rodger.
Rogerd f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger variant of Ráðgerðr.
Rogerin m French
Diminutive of Rogier.
Rogers m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Rogers.
Róghvatr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements vróg "slander, strife" and hvatr "active, brisk, vigorous, manly".
Rogièr m Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Roger.
Rogneda f Medieval Slavic, Medieval Russian, History
Slavic variant of the Old Norse name Ragnhildr (see Ragnhild). It was borne by a wife of the 10th-century Kievan prince Vladimir the Great.
Rögnvaldur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ragnvaldr.
Rogue f & m English
From Breton rog (“haughty”) or Middle French rogue (“arrogant, haughty”), from Old Northern French rogre, Old Norse hrokr (“excess, exuberance”).
Roguelia f Spanish
Feminine form of Rogelio.
Rogul f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish ro meaning "sun" and gula meaning "rose".
Roh m Japanese
Variant transcription of Rou.... [more]
Rohahes m Mohawk
Notable bearer is musician Rohahes Iain Phillips.
Rohaifah f Maranao
Meaning uncertain, probably of Arabic origin.
Rohan m & f Jamaican Patois, English (Modern)
Jamaican Patois form and English variant of Rowan.
Rohan m & f Japanese
From Japanese 蕗 (ro) meaning "butterbur" combined with 繁 (han) meaning "rich, prosperous". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Rohana f Sanskrit
Means "sandalwood" in Sanskrit.
Rohani f Indonesian, Malay
Means "spiritual" in Indonesian and Malay, derived from roh meaning "spirit, soul" (of Arabic origin).
Rohanna f English (Rare)
English name of uncertain origin and meaning which seems to have first appeared in the 19th century.... [more]
Rohat m & f Kurdish
Means "sunrise" in Kurdish.
Rohatgul f Uzbek
Derived from rohat meaning "pleasure" or "comfort, ease" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Rohatoy f Uzbek
Derived from rohat meaning "pleasure" or "comfort, ease" and oy meaning "moon".
Rohham m Persian
"Invincible bird , Majestic Wine "
Rohim m Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Rahim.
Rohini f Indian
means "tall", "ascending" or "a sandalwood tree" in Hindi.
Rohith m Indian
Variant of Rohit.
Rohman m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Rahman.
Rohme m English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Rohme.
Rohr f & m Literature
Transferred use of the surname Rohr. This is used as a feminine name in Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen.
Rohtak m Hindi
Meaning "Sun".
Rói m Ancient Scandinavian, Faroese
Old Norse variant and Faroese form of Hrói.
Roi f & m Japanese (Rare)
This name can be used as 路伊, 路以, 路威, 路郁, 呂伊 or 呂偉 with 路 (ro, ru, -ji, michi) meaning "path, route, road, distance", 呂 (ro, ryo, sebone) meaning "spine, backbone", 伊 (i, kare) meaning "Italy, that one", 以 (i, mo'.te) meaning "because, by means of, compared with, in view of", 威 (i, odo.kasu, odo.shi, odo.su) meaning "dignity, intimidate, majesty, menace, threaten", 郁 (iku, i) meaning "cultural progress, perfume" and 偉 (i, era.i) meaning "admirable, conceited, excellent, famous, greatness, remarkable."... [more]
Roibhilín m Medieval Irish
Meaning uncertain. The name may be an Old Irish diminutive of Roibeárd or a gaelicization of an Old English personal name.
Roileen f English
Similar to Earleen, Charleen, Rayleen, Ashleen, Joeleen.
Róin m Faroese
Faroese masculine form of .
Roin m Georgian
Derived from the Middle Persian adjective rōyēn meaning "brazen", which is ultimately derived from the Middle Persian noun rōy meaning "brass, copper".... [more]
Roine m & f Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
From the name of a lake in Häme, Finland. There are theories on the origin of this name, it could've come from Germanic hreini meaning "clean, clear" or from Pre-Germanic/Baltic *kroinis meaning "clean"... [more]
Roisin f English
Anglicized spelling of Róisín.
Roiza f Yiddish
Variant of Raisa.
Roizy f Yiddish
Diminutive of Raisa.
Roj m Kurdish
Means "day" in Kurdish.
Roja f Indian
Roja is the the Tamil name for Rose. Tamil is one of the many languages spoken in India and is mostly spoken in the state of Tamilnadu.
Roja f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish ro meaning "sun".
Rojan m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish ro meaning "sun" and jana meaning "pain".
Rojawelat f Kurdish
From the Kurdish roj meaning "sun" and welat meaning "native land".
Rojda f Kurdish
Variant of Roja.
Rojdar m Kurdish
From roj meaning "sun" and dar meaning "tree, wood".
Rojê f Kurdish
From Kurdish roj meaning "sun".
Rojgul f Kurdish
Variant of Rogul.
Rojhat m & f Kurdish
Variant of Rohat.
Rojîn f Kurdish
Kurdish form of Rojin.
Rojin f Persian
Sunlight in ancient persian/kurdish
Rojina f Persian
Similar to Rojin, the name’s meaning can be “light” (the more metaphorical meaning), “daylight”, “glimmering”, “shining”, or all of those combined... [more]
Rojo m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Robert.
Rojo m Spanish
Spanish translation of Red.
Rojus m Lithuanian
This name can be the Lithuanian form of Roy as well as be an independent, authentic Lithuanian name. In the case of the latter, the name is derived from the Lithuanian noun rojus meaning "heaven, paradise".
Rokapi m Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Rokapi was an evil spirit and the leader of the kudiani (a group of witches) in Georgian mythology. He was punished by Ghmerti and chained to a column underneath the earth, where he ate the hearts of humans that his kudianis would bring to him... [more]
Roke m Spanish
Variant of Roque.
Rokhaya f Western African
Form of Ruqayyah used in parts of western Africa (particularly Senegal).
Rokhe f Yiddish
Diminutive of Ruchel.
Róki m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Hrókr.
Røkia m Ancient Scandinavian
An Old Norse byname, from Old Norse rœkja meaning 'to care, to mind, to worry, to revere, to be careful with, take care of, guard, protect'.
Rokia f French (African)
French and French African form of Ruqayya.
Rokiah f Malay
Malay form of Ruqayyah.
Rokina f Dutch (Modern, Rare)
Probably a spelling variant of Rocchina.
Rokiyah f Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Ruqayyah.
Rokka f Japanese (Rare)
From 六花 (rokka), an alternative reading of rikka literally meaning "six flowers," used as a synonym for 雪 (see yuki).... [more]
Rokkó m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Rocco.
Rokkos m Greek
Greek form of Rocco.
Rokku m Japanese
From Japanese 六九 (rokku) meaning "sixty nine". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well. ... [more]
Rokku m Maltese
Maltese form of Rocco.
Rökkva f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Rökkvi.
Rökkvi m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Rǫkkvi.
Rǫkkvi m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Maybe the name is related to the Old Norse word røkkr meaning "twilight" or røkkva meaning "to grow dark". In Norse mythology, Rǫkkvi was the name of a sea king
Roksa f Ukrainian, Polish
Short form of Roksana.
Roksalana f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Roxelana.
Roksaneh f Persian
Possible Iranian translation of Roxanna.
Roksania f Polish
Diminutive of Roksana.
Roku m Japanese
From Japanese word 六 (roku) means "six"... [more]
Rókur m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Hrókr.
Rokuroku m Japanese
From Japanese 六 (roku) meaning "six" combined with 六 (roku) meaning "six". Other combinations of kanji characters can be possible.
Rokurōta m Japanese (Rare)
This name combines 六 (riku, roku, mu, mui, mu'.tsu, mu.tsu) meaning "six" & 郎 (ryou, rou, otoko) meaning "son" or 朗 (rou, aki.raka, hoga.raka) meaning "bright, cheerful, clear, melodious, serene" with 太 (ta, tai, futo.i, futo.ru) meaning "big around, plump, thick."... [more]
Rola f Arabic
Variant of Rula.
Róland m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Roland.