Submitted Names Starting with R

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Rafal m Hebrew
The name Rafal is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Rafal is: God's healer.
Rafayel m Armenian
Armenian form of Raphael.
Rafe m Portuguese
Diminutive of Rafael.
Rafèl m Lengadocian, Gascon
Languedocian and Gascon form of Raphael.
Rafel m Aragonese, Catalan
Catalan and Aragonese form of Raphael.
Rafela f Aragonese
Feminine form of Rafel.
Rafer m Irish
Variant of Rafferty.
Rafèu m Provençal
Provençal form of Raphael.
Raff m Dutch
Variant of Raf.
Raffaëla f Dutch
Dutch form of Raffaela.
Raffaelangelo m Italian
combination of Raffaele and Angelo.
Raffaeli m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Raffaele.
Raffaellu m Corsican
Corsican form of Raphael.
Raffe m Corsican
Short form of Raffaellu.
Raffella f Corsican
Corsican form of Raffaella.
Raffina f Popular Culture
Derived from the French word raffiné, meaning refined. This name is born by Puyo Puyo character Raffina.... [more]
Ráffo m Sami
Sami form of Rafael.
Räffu m German (Swiss)
Bernese German form of Raphael.
Rafhaela f Urdu
Variant of Rafaela
Ráfi f Sami
Feminine Sami name, from the word ráfi meaning "peace".
Rafi m Various, Jewish, Spanish
Diminutive of Raphael.
Rafi m Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Bengali
Means "elevated, sublime, exalted" in Arabic.
Rafia f Arabic
Feminine form of Rafi
Rafian m Indonesian
An Indonesian masculine name.
Rafiana f Indonesian (Rare)
Feminine form of Rafian.
Rafiatu f Yoruba
Variation of Rafiah.
Rafid m Arabic
Means "tributary" in Arabic.
Rafidah f Malay
Malay feminine form of Rafid.
Rafiele m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Raphael.
Rafif f Arabic
Means "iris" in Arabic.
Rafiga f Lezgin
Lezgin feminine form of Rafik.
Rafik m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Rafiq (chiefly Algerian and Egyptian) also used in India.
Rafiki m & f Eastern African, Popular Culture
Means "friend, comrade" in Swahili. This Swahili word is derived from Arabic رَفِيق‎ (rafīq) "companion" (see Rafiq). This is the name of the baboon mentor of Simba and Mufasa in the Disney movie 'The Lion King' (1994).
Rafila f Romanian (Rare)
Probably a simplified form of Raphaela.
Rəfiqə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Rafiqa. This also coincides with the Azerbaijani word for "female friend, girlfriend", itself of Arabic origin.
Rafiqah f Malay, Indonesian
Malay and Indonesian feminine form of Rafiq.
Rafita m Spanish
Diminutive of Rafael.
Rafiullah m Muslim
Formed from the Arabic words رفیع (rafīʿ) "high, elevated, sublime" and الله (Allah) "god".
Rafka f Slovene
Diminutive of Rafaela.
Rafka f Arabic
Variant transcription of Rafqa.
Rafke f & m Dutch
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Raf) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix -ke to the original name... [more]
Rafli m Indonesian
Derived from Arabic رأفة (rafa) meaning "mercy, kindness, compassion".
Rafn m Icelandic, Old Danish
Old Danish form of Hrafn.
Rafney f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Hrafney.
Rafnhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Rafnhildr.
Rafnkell m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Hrafnkell.
Rafo m Spanish
Diminutive of Rafael.
Rafôł m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Raphael.
Rafu m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Rafael.
Raga f Japanese
From Japanese 蘭 (ra) meaning "orchid" combined with 雅 (ga) meaning "elegant". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ragab m Arabic
Means dignity and glory. Also, the seventh Arabic month was named by this name to glorify that month; as fighting was forbidden during it.
Ragau m Biblical
From Ῥαγαύ (Rhagau), a Hellenized form of Hebrew רְעוּ (Rə'ū) (see Reu).
Ragge m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Raggi or Swedish diminutive of Ragnar.
Raggi m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse rǫgg meaning "a tuft, shagginess".
Råggierd f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish former (until the 18th century) dialectal variant of Radhgärdh.
Raghad f Arabic
affluence ; comfort ; ease ; opulence
Raghav m Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada
Means "descendant of Raghu" in Sanskrit.
Raghava m & f Indian
Variant and feminine form of Raghav.
Raghavan m Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
South Indian form of Raghav.
Raghavendra m Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu
From the given name Raghav combined with the name of the Hindu god Indra.
Ragheb m Arabic
Means "seeking, aspiring" in Arabic.
Raghi m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Ragi.
Raghib m Arabic
Variant of Ragheb.
Ragi m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse ragr meaning "craven, cowardly".
Rågiähl f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish former (until the 18th century) dialectal variant of Radhgärdh.
Ragibagh m Medieval Mongolian
Ragibagh (Arigabag) (1320-1328) is regarded as the 11th Great Khan of the Mongol Empire.
Rågierd f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish former (until the 18th century) dialectal variant of Radhgärdh.
Raginbald m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Raginbert m Ancient Germanic
Means "bright advice", derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
Raginbod m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Gothic biutan "to offer" or Old High German boto "bid, offer."
Raginbrand m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
Raginburg f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice." 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."
Raginfrid m Ancient Germanic
Means "peaceful advice", derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Ragingard f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
Raginhelm m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German helm "helmet, protection."
Raginher m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German hari "army."
Raginhild f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin "advice" (Old High German regin) combined with Old Norse hildr "battle" (compare Reinhild, Ragnhild).
Raginoald m Old High German
Old High German form of Raginald.
Raginolf m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Raginulf.
Raginpert m Ancient Germanic, History
Variant spelling of Raginbert. Raginpert was the name of an early 8th-century king of the Lombards.
Ragintrud f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with þruþ "strength."
Raginulf m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
Raginward m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
Ragip m Turkish
Ragıp is the Turkish form of Ragheb.
Rağıybat f Karachay-Balkar
From the Arabic رَغْبَة (raḡba) meaning "desire, wish, longing".
Ragnachar m Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from Gothic ragin (regin in Old High German) "advice" combined with Old High German wachar "vigilant." It might also be a form of Raginher... [more]
Ragnælf f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnælfr.
Ragnælfr f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of regin "advise", "decision", "might", "power" (of the gods) and ælfR "elf".
Ragnälf f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Ragnælf.
Ragnard m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Scandinavian form of Reynard.
Ragnbiǫrn m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of regin "advise", "decision", "might", "power" (of the gods) and bjǫrn "bear".
Ragnbiorn m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnbiǫrn.
Ragnborg f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian
Combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Ragnborgh f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnborg.
Ragndis f Old Swedish
Old Swedish combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and dís "goddess".
Ragndor m Old Swedish
Old Swedish name with the combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and þórr "thunder".
Ragne f Norwegian (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Norwegian variant and Estonian form of Ragna.
Ragnfastr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and fastr "firmly, fast".
Ragnfreðr m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of regin 'advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)' and friðr 'love, peace'.
Ragnfridh f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnfríðr.
Ragnfríð f Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Ragnfríðr.
Ragnfrith f Old Danish
Old Danish form of Ragnfríðr.
Ragnfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Ragnfríðr.
Ragnheid f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Ragnheiðr.
Ragnhilda f Medieval Scandinavian
Medieval Norwegian form of Ragnhildr.
Ragni f Norwegian, Swedish
Short form of Ragnhild.
Ragnilda f Old Swedish, Medieval Scandinavian
Medieval Norwegian variant and Old Swedish cognate of Ragnhilda.
Ragnor m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian name with the combination of regin "advise", "decision", "might", "power" and norðr "north".
Ragnþrúðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of regin "advise", "decision", "might", "power" (of the gods) and þrúðr "strength".
Ragnvaldur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Ragnvaldr.
Ragnvast m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnfastr.
Ragnvi f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnví.
Ragnví f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and "home, temple, sanctuary".
Ragnviðr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of regin 'advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)' and viðr 'forest, wood, tree'.
Ragnvør f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Ragnvǫr.
Ragnvǫr f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and vár "spring".
Ragnvor f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ragnvǫr.
Ragnvy f Swedish
Swedish variant of Ragnvi.
Ragúel m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Raguel.
Raha f Medieval Arabic (Moorish), Arabic
Means "comfort, rest" in Arabic.
Rahael f & m Indian (Modern, Rare)
Meaning unknown.
Rahama f Hausa
Means "mercy" in Hausa.
Rahamim m Hebrew
Variant of Rachamim which means "mercy" or "compassion" in Hebrew.
Rahan f Armenian
Armenian form of Rayhana.
Rahat f & m Turkmen, Turkish
Means "comfortable" in Turkish and Turkmen.
Rahav f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Rahab.
Rahayu f & m Javanese, Malay
Means "safe, healthy, blessed" in Javanese. It is a unisex name in Indonesia while it is solely feminine in Malaysia.
Raheema f Arabic
Feminine form of Raheem.
Rahely f Malagasy
Malagasy form of Rachel.
Rāhera f Maori
Maori form of Rachel.
Rahi m Indian
india
Rahil f Judeo-Arabic (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Medieval Judeo-Arabic form of Rachel.
Rəhilə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Rachel.
Rahila f Serbian
Serbian form of Rachel.
Rəhim m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Rahim.
Rahimah f Malay
Malay feminine form of Rahim.
Rahime f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Rahim.
Rahiq f Arabic
Means "nectar" in Arabic.
Rahiti f Tahitian
Means "sunrise" in Tahitian.
Ráhkel f Sami
Sami form of Rachel.
Rahmad m Indonesian
Variant of Rahmat.
Rahmah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Arabic alternate transcription of Rahma as well as the usual Indonesian and Malay form.
Rahmat m & f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Pashto, Persian
Derived from Arabic رَحْمَة (raḥma) meaning "compassion, mercy". It is typically masculine, though a Mughal princess bore this name.
Rahmatillo m Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Variant form of Rahmatullo.
Rahmatullah m Arabic
Means "mercy of God", derived from Arabic rahma "mercy" combined with Allah "God".
Rahmatullo m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Rahmatullah.... [more]
Rahmawati f Indonesian
From Arabic رحمة (rahmah) meaning "mercy" combined with the feminine suffix -wati.
Rahmi f Indonesian
Derived from Arabic رُحْم (ruḥm) meaning "mercy".
Rahn m English (American)
Transferred use of the German surname Rahn.... [more]
Raho f Japanese
From Japanese 楽 (ra) meaning "music" combined with 歩 (ho) meaning "walk". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rahotep m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "Ra is satisfied".
Rahrakwasere m Mohawk
Means "he follows the moon" in Mohawk. Mohawk names are created uniquely for each individual and are not to be repeated while the bearer is living. There is currently a living bearer of this name.
Rahšōn m Balochi
Means "guide" in Balochi.
Rahwa f Tigrinya
Means "satisfied" in Tigrinya.
Rahym m Turkmen
Turkmen form of Rahim.
Rai m Japanese
The meaning of Rai is "trust; lightning, thunder". Also a Spanish short form of Raimundo.... [more]
Rai m Spanish
Diminutive of Israel.
Raí m Portuguese (Brazilian)
A famous bearer is Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira, commonly known as just Raí, is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
Raia f Bulgarian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Raya.
Raia m & f Japanese
From Japanese 来 (rai) meaning "to come" combined with 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Raian m Japanese
From Japanese 来 (rai) meaning "to come" or 來 (rai) meaning "come" combined with 庵 (an) meaning "hermitage; retreat" or 杏 (an) meaning "apricot". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Raiår m Norwegian
Norwegian dialectal variant of Reidar.
Raica f Portuguese (Brazilian), English (Rare)
Meaning unknown, possibly a variant of Raissa influenced by Jessica.... [more]
Raichel f American
Variant of Rachel.
Raicho m Bulgarian
Variant of Rayko.
Ra'id m Arabic
Means "leader" or "pioneer" in Arabic.
Raiden m English (Modern, Rare)
English version of Raiden or a variant of Rayden.
Raidne f Greek Mythology
Raidne is one of the Sirens and the meaning of the name is unknown.
Ráidner m Sami
Sami form of Rainer.
Raido m Estonian
20th-century variant of Raimond.
Raien m Filipino
meaning "Royalty"
Raiens m Latvian
The name is a Latvian form of Ryan
Raif m Arabic
Arabic name derived from رائف (rayif) "compassionate, kind". It usually given in reference to the Koranic surah and verse al-Hajj 22:65, "God is most compassionate and most merciful to mankind."... [more]
Raiféal m Irish
Irish form of Raphael
Raigardas m Lithuanian
Derived from Raigardo slėnis meaning "Raigardas Valley", which refers to a valley that is located near the spa town of Druskininkai in southern Lithuania. The name of the valley refers to the town of Raigardas that, according to pagan legend, once stood in the valley... [more]
Raigo m Estonian
20th-century coinage of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a variant of Raido.
Raihan m & f Bengali, Malay, Indonesian
Derived from Arabic ريحان (rayhan) meaning "basil" (see Rayhana). It is used as a unisex name in Bangladesh and Malaysia (more commonly masculine in the former and primarily feminine in the latter) while it is only masculine in Indonesia.
Raihanah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Maranao
Arabic alternate transcription of Rayhana as well as the Indonesian, Malay and Maranao form.
Raihau m Tahitian
Means "heaven of peace"; a combination of Tahitian rai meaning "heaven" and hau meaning "peace".
Ráijá f Sami
Sami form of Raija.
Raija f Finnish
Probably a variant of Raisa.
Raiju f Finnish
Diminutive of Raisa.
Raik m German, East Frisian
Variant form of Reik.
Raik m Estonian
Variant of Raiko.
Raika f German (Modern, Rare)
German borrowing of Rajka as well as a German variant of Reika.
Raika f Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Bulgarian Райкя (see Rayka).
Raika f Japanese
From Japanese 雷 (rai) meaning "thunder" combined with 華 (ka) or 花 (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Raika m Persian
In old persian language and Zoroastrian culture and Gilaki dialects, Raika was the title of boys who assisted the persian prince the kings sons throughout the day, during parades and other daily occasions... [more]
Räikhana f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Reyhan.
Raiki m Japanese
From Japanese 来 (rai) meaning "to come" or 雷 (rai) meaning "thunder (the sound), lightning, a thunderbolt" combined with 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 希 (ki) meaning "hope", 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness", 樹 (ki) meaning "tree" or 己 (ki) meaning "I (male)"... [more]
Raikichi m Japanese
From Japanese 来 (rai) meaning "to come" or 頼 (rai) meaning "rely, depend on" combined with 吉 (kichi) meaning "good luck". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Raikiko f Japanese
From Japanese 蕾 (rai) meaning "buds, unopened flowers", 希 (ki) meaning "hope" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Raikku f Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Raili.
Raiko m Estonian
Variant of Raigo.
Raikou m Japanese
lightning, thunder craft
Raila f Finnish, Estonian (Rare)
Variant of Raili, though folk etymology likes to connect this name with Finnish railakas "lively".
Raila m Luo
Means "nettle sting" in Luo.
Raili f Finnish, Estonian
Possibly a Finnish variant of Raakel and an Estonian variant of Rahel.
Ra-im f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Ra-im (surname is Gil) is one of the main characters of well-known South-Korean drama, Secret Garden. The character is played by famous actress, Ha Ji-won.
Raima f Estonian (Rare)
Feminine form of Raimo.
Raimbaut m Medieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan form of Raginbald.
Raimón m Spanish (Rare)
Variant of Ramón, influenced by Raimundo, the Spanish variant of Raymond.
Raimonde f French
Variant of Raymonde.
Raimondu m Corsican
Corsican form of Raymond.
Raimu m Estonian
Variant of Raimo.
Raimu f & m Japanese (Modern)
This name combines 来 (tai, rai, kita.su, ku.ru) meaning "become, cause, come, due, next", 來 (tai, rai, kita.su, ku.ru) which has the same meaning as the first one or 頼 (rai, tano.mu, tano.moshii, tayo.ru) meaning "request, trust" with 夢 (bou, mu, yume) meaning "dream, illusion, vision."... [more]
Raimundas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Raymond.
Raina f Estonian
Feminine form of Rain 2.
Raina f Aragonese
Aragonese form of Reina 1.
Rainbird m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Rainbird.
Raindi m Georgian
Derived from the Georgian noun რაინდი (raindi) meaning "knight". This is a relatively modern name, which might possibly have been inspired by the Georgian rock band რკინის რაინდი (Rkinis Raindi), whose name means "Iron Knight"... [more]
Râine f Norman
Norman form of Regina.
Raine f Japanese
From Japanese 来 (rai) meaning "to come" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Raine f Estonian
Variant of Raina.
Rainel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Famous bearer is Rainel Rosario (born 1989), a Dominican baseball player with the Boston Red Sox.
Rainelle f English (American)
Meaning uncertain, perhaps an elaborated form of Raine.
Rainey f & m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Rainey. As a feminine name, it can also be used as a diminutive of Raine or Lorraine.
Rainfroy m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Raginfrid, which is the Germanic cognate of the ancient Scandinavian name Ragnfríðr (see Randi 2)... [more]
Raini m & f Estonian
Masculine variant of Rain 2 and feminine variant of Raine.
Raini f English (Modern)
Variant of Rainey (which is from the Irish or Scottish surname, or else a diminutive of Raine) or Rainy (from the English word).