Submitted Names Starting with R

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Rollande f French
Variant of Rolande.
Rolle m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
A pet form of names containing the name element Hrod-, for example Rolf.
Rollie m & f English
Variant of Roly.
Rollin m English
Transferred use of the surname Rollin.
Rollon m Norman
Norman form of Rolf.
Rolly m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Roly.
Rolman m Dutch
Variant of Roelman.
Rolof m Low German
Low German form of Rodolf.
Rolonda f African American
Possibly a variant of Roland born by the American talk show host Rolonda Watts (1959-)
Rolphe m French
French form of Rolf.
Rölu m German (Swiss)
Bernese German form of Roland.
Rołza f Silesian
Silesian form of Róża.
Rom m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Means "height, superiority" in Hebrew.
Roma f Polish
Short form of Romana and Romualda, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Roma f Roman Mythology
In ancient Roman religion, Roma was a female deity who personified the city of Rome and more broadly, the Roman state. She embodied Rome in complex ways and symbolized the ideal woman in society
Romaan m Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Romanus (see Roman).
Romadhon m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Ramadan.
Romadon m Indonesian, Thai (Muslim)
Indonesian and Thai form of Ramadan.
Romaina f Various
Elaboration of Romaine.
Romaios m Greek, Late Roman (Hellenized)
Greek form of Romaeus (see Romeo).
Romaissa f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Variant of Rumaisaa (chiefly Algerian). This was the name of Rumaysa bint Milhan, one of the first female converts to Islam.
Romal m Afghani, Indian
Meaning uncertain.
Romald m German
German short form of Romuald.
Róman m Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Kashubian
Icelandic and Kashubian form of Roman.
Rómana f Kashubian
Feminine form of Róman.
Romanadvoratrelundar f Popular Culture
This is the full name of one of the fourth Doctor's companions from the British TV series "Doctor Who", generally known as Romana. Although the first part is a real name, the rest was probably invented by the series' writers.
Romanas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Roman.
Romanca f Slovene
Diminutive of Romana, used as a given name in its own right.
Romanella f English
Feminine form of Roman.
Romani m Romani
Derived from the Romani word rom "man; Roma".... [more]
Romanianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from either Romanus or Romanius.... [more]
Romanicus m Ancient Roman
Originated from the Despotate of Obscuria, led by Despot Romanicus.
Romanilla f Late Roman
Diminutive of Romana and Romania, as it contains the Latin feminine diminutive suffix -illa.
Romanița f Romanian
Allegedly derived from Romanian romaniță "camomile, chamomile".
Romanius m Late Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was derived from the Roman cognomen Romanus.... [more]
Romaniya f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Romania.
Romanoz m Georgian
Modern Georgian form of Romanos.
Romanozi m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Romanos. This is an older form; the modern form is Romanoz.
Romany f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of Romani, the name of a chiefly European nomadic group of people (where they are mostly known as 'gypsies'). They ultimately derive their name from Latin Romanus meaning "Roman".
Romare m African American (Rare)
The African American collage artist Romare Bearden is a famous person with this first name.
Romaric m Ancient Germanic, French
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler." This name was borne by a Frankish saint from the 8th century AD, from whom the French village Remiremont derives its name.
Romarica f Italian
Feminine form of Romarico.
Romarich m German
German form of Romaric.
Romarico m Italian
Italian form of Romaric.
Romário m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Ramiro, though it may also be a combination of Rosa (or other names starting with Ro-) with Mario... [more]
Romarique m & f French, Dutch
Variant of Romaric.
Romary m French
Variant of Romaric.
Romaryk m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Romaric.
Romas m Lithuanian
Short form of names beginning with Rom-, like Romualdas and Romanas.
Romashka m Russian
Diminutive of Roman.
Rombald m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Rombert m Ancient Germanic, Dutch
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
Rombout m Dutch (Rare)
Modern Dutch form of Rombald.
Romča f Czech
Diminutive of Romana, not used as a given name in its own right.
Romchang f Khmer
Means "water flower" in Khmer.
Romduol f Khmer
A type of aromatic flower that blooms at night, typically found around Angkor Wat.
Rome m Various
May be used on its own or as a contractive nickname for Ramone.
Romea f Italian, Slovene (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Romeo.
Romed m German (Austrian)
Austrian German form of Romedius.
Romedia f Various (Rare)
Feminine form of Romed, Romedio, or Romedius.
Romedio m Italian
Italian form of Romedius.... [more]
Romedius m Ancient (Latinized)
The origins and meaning of this name are disputed.... [more]
Romée f French (Rare), Dutch, Flemish (Rare)
French feminine form of Roméo.
Romee f Dutch
Variant of Romée.... [more]
Romek m Polish
Diminutive of Roman.
Romel m Filipino
Probably a simplified spelling of Rommel.
Romel m Romanian (Rare)
Diminutive of Romeo.
Romela f Filipino
Variant of Rommela and Romella.
Romela f Romanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Romel.
Romelia f Romanian
Elaboration of Romela.
Romella f English, Filipino
Possibly a feminine form of Romel.
Romelu m Central African (Modern, Rare)
This name is best known for being the name of the Belgian professional soccer player Romelu Lukaku (b. 1993), who is the eldest son of the Congolese professional soccer player Roger Menama Lukaku (b... [more]
Romen m English
Variant of Roman.
Romena f Lithuanian
Modern Lithuanian form of Romana
Romênia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Either a variant of România or directly derived from Romênia, the Brazilian Portuguese name for the European country of Romania.
Rómeó m Icelandic, Hungarian
Icelandic and Hungarian form of Romeo.
Roméo m French
French form of Romeo.
Romèo m Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Romeo.
Romeo m & f Japanese
From Japanese 朗 (ro) meaning "bright, clear", 明 (me) meaning "clear, bright" combined with 生 (o) meaning "raw, live". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Romer m West Frisian
Frisian short form of Rodmar.
Romero m Italian, Spanish
From the Spanish surname Romero, a nickname meaning "pilgrim", originally "a pilgrim to Rome" (see Romeo). Also coincides with the Spanish word romero "rosemary".... [more]
Romesh m Indian
Variant of Ramesh.
Romet m Estonian
Variant of Roomet.
Romèu m Occitan
Variant form of Romieu.
Romeua f Aragonese
Variant of Romeva.
Romeva f Aragonese
Feminine form of Romeu.
Romeyn m Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch spelling of Romein. A well-known bearer of this name was Romeyn de Hooghe, an important Dutch painter and sculptor.
Romfrid m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Romhard m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
Romhild f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle." Also see Romilda.
Romica m & f Croatian (Rare)
Diminutive of Roman and Romana or Romina.
Romie m American (Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Romie.
Romieg m Provençal, Gascon
Provençal and Gascon form of Remigius.
Romiegè m Provençal
Provençal form of Remigius.
Romieu m Lengadocian, Gascon
Languedocian and Gascon form of Romeo.
Romijn m Dutch
Variant spelling of Romein.
Romík m Czech
Diminutive form of Roman.
Romik m Armenian
Armenian diminutive of Roman and Romeo.
Romiko m Georgian (Rare)
Diminutive of Roman and Romanoz.
Romil m Bulgarian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Bulgarian and Russian form of Romulus via the Greek form Rhomylos.
Romilia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Romilius.
Romilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Romilius.
Romin m & f English
Variant of Roman.
Romin m Tajik (Rare)
Tajik form of Ramin.
Rominett f Hungarian (Rare)
Elaborated form of Romina.
Romish m Tajik
Tajik form of the Persian name Ramish, which is derived from Persian رامش (ramish) meaning "joy, happiness, cheerfulness, delight", itself ultimately derived from Middle Persian or Pahlavi rāmišn meaning "peace, ease, pleasure"... [more]
Romiz m Tajik
Tajik form of Ramiz.
Rómk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Róman and Rómùôld.
Rómka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Rómana.
Romka f Polish
Diminutive of Romana.
Romka m Russian
Diminutive of Roman.
Romke m & f West Frisian
Diminutive of Romme (when the bearer is male) and feminine form of Romme.
Romlyn m Popular Culture
The name of a Dark Elf in the video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Romme m West Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element hrôm, such as Rombert and Romuald.
Rommel m Filipino, Brazilian, South American
Transferred from the German surname Rommel (notable bearers include the German field marshal Erwin Rommel and the city mayor of Stuttgart Manfred Rommel).... [more]
Rommela f Filipino
A feminine form of Rommel.
Rommelt m West Frisian
Frisian form of Romuald.
Rommert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Rombert.
Romney m American (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Romney.
Romodan m Eastern African
Eritrean name, which is possibly derived from the Arabic name Ramadan.
Romon m & f English
Variant of Roman.
Romona f English (?)
Variant of Ramona, probably influenced by the name Pomona.
Romozon m Uzbek (Rare)
Variant of Ramazon, which is the main Uzbek form of Ramazan (see Ramadan).
Rompetechos m Literature, Popular Culture
This is the name of a well-known fictional character by Francisco Ibáñez. Rompetechos is Spanish for "roof breaker". This is meant to be ironic, as Rompetechos is very short.
Römu m German (Swiss)
Bernese German form of Roman.
Rómùalda f Kashubian
Feminine form of Rómùôld.
Romualda f Spanish, Polish
Spanish feminine form of Romualdo and Polish feminine form of Romuald.
Romualdu m Corsican
Corsican form of Romuald.
Romuaud m Gascon
Gascon variant of Romuald.
Ròmul m Catalan
Catalan form of Romulus.
Romul m Bosnian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Bosnian, Croatian and Romanian form of Romulus.
Romulan m Ancient Roman
Derived from the Roman name Romulanus, which is derived from Romulus. In Popular Culture, this is the name of an alien race from Star Trek.
Romule m French
French form of Romulus.
Romulf m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German hrôm "fame, glory" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
Romulo m Filipino
Another form of Romulus.
Ròmulu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Romulus.
Romulusz m Hungarian
Cognate of Romulus, meaning "of Rome".
Romun m English
Variant of Roman.
Romund m Old Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and Norwegian form of Hrómundr.
Rómundr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Hrómundr.
Rómundur m Faroese
Faroese younger form of Rómundr.
Rómùôld m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Romuald.
Romuś m Polish
Diminutive of Roman.
Romuša f Czech (Rare), Slovak (Rare)
Czech and Slovak diminutive of Romana. Also compare Romuška.
Romuška f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak diminutive of Romana. Also compare Romuša.
Romylia f Greek
Variant of Romelia.
Romynique f Dutch (Rare)
Combination of Romy with any French given name that ends in -nique, such as Dominique, Monique and Véronique.... [more]
Ron f Japanese
From Japanese 空 (ron) meaning "sky", 侖 (ron) meaning "think, be methodical" or 榕 (ron) meaning "banyan tree". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
Rona f Hungarian
Short form of Verona and Veronika.
Ronahî f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish ronî meaning "illumination".
Ronak f Persian, Kurdish
Derived from Central Kurdish ڕووناک‎ (rûnak) or Northern Kurdish ronak meaning "light, bright, luminous".
Ronaldinho m Portuguese
Diminutive form of Ronaldo.
Ronaldos m Greek
Greek form of Ronald.
Ronalds m Latvian
Latvian form of Ronald.
Ronathan m English
Combination of Ron and Jonathan
Rondal m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Rondal, itself a diminutive of Rand.
Rondell m African American
Possibly an invented name. A famous bearer is American actor Rondell Sheridan (1958-).
Rondella f English (Rare), African American
Feminine form of Ron using the suffix -della or an elaboration of Ronda.
Rǫndolfr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Randolfr.
Röné f Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Renée, reflecting the French pronunciation.
Ronel m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Ron 2 and El means "The song (or) joy of God"
Ronelda f English
Feminine form of Ron, as well as an elaboration of Elda.
Ronella f Afrikaans (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
Feminine form of Ronald, created by combining its short form Ron with the popular feminine name suffix -ella.
Roneta f Lithuanian
A modern Lithuanian feminine form of any name beginning in the Ron- element
Ronett f Hungarian
Diminutive of Veronika, meaning "victory bringer".
Ronetta f Hungarian
Diminutive of Veronika, meaning "victory bringer".
Ronette f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Diminutive of Veronica, which experienced some popularity in the United States in the wake of the 60s girl group The Ronettes. The lead singer of the band's name at birth was Veronica Bennett.... [more]
Roney m English
Diminutive of Ronan.
Rongan m & f Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Rong and An 1.
Rongbin m & f Chinese
From Chinese 榮 (róng) meaning "glory, honour" or 熔 (róng) meaning "to melt" combined with 彬 (bīn) meaning "refined, elegant" or 賓 (bīn) meaning "visitor, guest", as well as other character combinations.
Rongomaiwhenua f Samoan
It means 'Earth Mother'.
Ronia f Literature, English, Swedish
Variant of Ronja used in the English translation of Swedish children's book 'Ronja Rövardotter' ('Ronia the Robber's Daughter') by Astrid Lindgren.
Ronia f Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew רוֹנִי meaning "my song" or "my joy".
Ronia f Yiddish
Listed as a variant of Rosa, but possibly a variant of the Hebrew רוֹנִי.
Ronica f English
Short from of Veronica.
Roniel m & f Hebrew
Combination of the name Roni 1 means "my joy" or "my song" and El, reference to God.
Ronilo m Filipino
Spanish form of Roniel 2.
Ronin m Japanese
Possibly derived from the Japanese rōnin (ろうにん), from the Middle Chinese lang (浪) "adrift" and nyin (人) "person", referring to a "masterless samurai".
Ronin m English
Variant of Rónán.
Ronique f African American (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a short form of Veronique, or a combination of the prefix ro- with the name Monique.
Ronit m Indian
Probably a variant of Rohit.
Ronita f Santali
Meaning "Shine of Joy".
Roniya f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Roni 1 and the letters ya (יה) (which are part of the name of God), the meaning can be something like "My God is Joy".
Ronlee m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Means "Ron's clearing". Combination of the name Ron 1, a short form of Ronald, and the name Lee, means "clearing".
Ronley m & f English (Modern, Rare)
English variant of Ronli
Ronli f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Ron 2 and Li 2
Ronn m English
Variant of Ron 1
Ronna f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish for "joy". Same root as modern Hebrew name Ron.
Ronna f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Ronald, which was being reasonably well used around 1950 in the United States (Ronne was also used on occasion). In some cases it may be thought of as a short form of Veronica or Rhonda.
Rønnaug f Norwegian
Norwegian feminine variant of the given name Rannveig.
Ronneke f West Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Ronne, where the diminutive suffix -ke has been added to the name.... [more]
Ronni f English
Diminutive of Veronica... [more]
Ronno m Popular Culture, Literature, Various (Rare)
The masculine antagonist of Bambi (named in the original book by Felix Salten and in the movie 'Bambi 2', unnamed in the first movie 'Bambi').... [more]
Rontez m African American (Rare)
A modern invented name of unknown meaning.
Ronwyn f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a corruption of Welsh Rhonwen.
Rony f & m Hebrew
Variant of Roni 1.
Ronya f Russian
Russian variant of Ronja.
Ronya f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Hebrew name Ron 2 meaning "song, joy" and ya (יה), referring to the name of God, giving it the meaning "song of god" or "joy of god".
Roo m & f English (Rare)
Variant spelling of Rue and Ru as well as a short form of any name beginning with the syllable Ru-, such as Ruby, Rufus or Rupert... [more]
Roobert m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Robert.
Rooble m Somali
A Somali name that means "rain man" or "one who brings rain." The Somali word roob means "rain."
Roodabeh f Persian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Rudabeh.
Rooderick m Dutch (Archaic)
Primarily an archaic Dutch spelling of Roderick, which has only a handful of bearers nowadays.
Rooij m Dutch
Dutch Roy
Rook m Dutch (Archaic)
Short form of Rochus as well as of its variant forms Rocus and Rokus. This name is not to be confused with rook, the Dutch word for "smoke".
Rooke m English (British)
The origins of the Rooke surname date back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from an early member of the family who was a person who because of their physical characteristics was known as a rook... [more]
Roomet m Estonian
Estonian form of Fromhold. Folk etymology, however, likes to derive this name from Estonian rõõm "joy" or rõõmus "joyful".
Roone m English
A name of Irish origin meaning red-haired. A noticeable bearer is the American sports and news broadcasting executive Roone Arledge (1931-2002)
Rooney m & f Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was an anglicized form of either Ó Ruanaidh meaning "descendant of Ruanadh" or Ó Ruadháin "descendant of Ruadhán".... [more]
Roopa f Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Variant transcription of Rupa more common in southern India.
Roosa f Finnish
Finnish form of Rosa. It also means "pink" in Finnish.
Roose m Literature, Popular Culture
Roose Bolton is the name of major character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
Roosi f Estonian
Allegedly derived from Estonian roos "rose".
Roosmarijn f Dutch
Dutch form of Rosemary.
Roossa f Finnish
Variant of Roosa.
Roozbeh m Persian
Alternate transcription of Rouzbeh.
Ropafadzo f Shona
Means "blessing from God" in Shona.
Roparz m Breton
Variant of Roparzh.
Rōpata m Maori
Maori form of Walter.
Roper m American (Modern, Rare), English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Roper.
Roperzh m Breton
Variant of Roparzh.
Röpke m Low German
Low German diminutive of Robert.
Ropt-yna f Chukchi
Feminine form of Ropt-yn.
Roqaya f Kurdish
Kurdish form or variant transcription of Ruqayyah.
Roquel m English
Possibly derived from Rogelius (see Rogelio). This was the first name of Roquel "Billy" Davis (an American songwriter), as well as the middle name of Lawrence Roquel Payton, Jr... [more]
Roquel f English (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of Raquel influenced by similar names such as Rochelle.
Ror m Literature, German
The name Ror was created taking letters from the names Richard Georg.... [more]
Rora f English, Swedish
Short form of Aurora. In Sweden its earliest documented usage is 1889.
Rora f Japanese
From Japanese 露 (ro) meaning "dew" combined with 羅 (ra) meaning "lightweight fabric". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Roran m Irish, Scottish, Literature
Roran is a derivative of the name Rory (Irish: Ruairí; Scottish Gaelic: Ruairidh) and so shares the meaning: The Red King.
Roren f Japanese
From Japanese 路 (ro) meaning "street" combined with 恋 (ren) meaning "love". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rori f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of Rory.
Rori f & m Japanese
From Japanese 路 (ro) meaning "a road, a street" combined with 吏 (ri) meaning "government official". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Roria f Japanese
From Japanese 露 (ro) meaning "naked, bare", 里 (ri) meaning "village" combined with 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.