Submitted Names Starting with R

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Revy f Popular Culture
Name of the main female protagonist of the anime Black Lagoon. In the anime, Revy is short for Rebecca.
Rewa f Indian
Variant of Reva.
Rewalt m Dutch (Rare)
A dithematic name formed of the Frisian name element RÊD "advice, council" (ultimately from Germanic rad) and WALD "power, leader, ruler".... [more]
Rewan m Cornish
Variant of Ruan.
Rewerd m East Frisian
Formed from the Frisian name elements RÊD "advice, council" and WARD "to guard".
Rewerdina f East Frisian
Feminine form of Rewerd.
Rewerdine f East Frisian
Feminine form of Rewerd.
Rêwî m Kurdish
Variant of Rêwing.
Rewi m Maori
Maori form of Louis, Dave and Levi.
Rêwing m Kurdish
Means "passenger, pilgrim" in Kurdish.
Rewşen f Kurdish
Means "brilliant" in Kurdish.
Rexella f American (Modern, Rare)
A feminine form of Rex.
Rexford m English
Transferred use of the surname Rexford.
Rexha m Albanian
Very popular name in Dukagjine, Albania
Rexheb m Albanian
Albanian form of Rajab.
Rexhep m Albanian
Albanian form of Rajab.
Rexhina f Albanian
Albanian form of Regina.
Rexie f & m Filipino, American (Rare)
Diminutive of Rex.
Rexina f Aragonese, Galician
Aragonese and Galician form of Regina.
Rexine f English (American, Rare)
Feminine form of Rex. It may have been modeled on Maxine and influenced by Rexanne.
Rexx m American (Rare)
Variant of Rex.
Rexy m Indonesian, Filipino
Diminutive of Rex.
Rey m & f English, Popular Culture
Variant of Ray. More commonly used for boys, it began being used for girls following the release of 'Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens'.
Rey m Spanish (Rare), Filipino
Means "king" in Spanish.
Rey m Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from a frequent nickname for Reynaldo, Reinaldo, and Reynolds
Reya f Indian (Modern), English (Modern)
Allegedly derived from Sanskrit riya "singer; graceful".
Reyan m Hindi
Meaning "Fame".
Reychel f Russian
Russian transcription of Rachel (after the English pronunciation).
Reyella f Filipino (Rare)
Combination of the given name Rey with the suffix -ella or a feminine form of Rey.
Reyer m Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare)
Medieval Dutch form of Reier, which is nowadays a bit more common than Reier itself, but not as common as the modern (variant) spelling Reijer, which is the most prevalent out of the three of them.... [more]
Reýhan f Turkmen
Turkmen form of Reyhan.
Reyhan m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ريحان (see Rayhan).
Reyhaneh f Persian
Persian form of Rayhana.
Reyher m Medieval Spanish (Rare)
There is a River by the name of REYHER! It's location is close to the city of Prague. Once belonged to Orissa. River is still there!
Reykdal m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of reykur "smoke" and dalr "dale, valley".
Reyla f Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino (Rare), English (Rare)
Combination of Rey and the suffix la.
Reymar m & f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of Rey-, from names beginning with this pattern, e.g. Reynaldo, and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern such as María or Maribel.
Reymark m Filipino
Likely a combination of Reynaldo and Mark.
Reyn m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Rain or a shortening of any names with the name Reyn in there. (Example Reynold for males and Reyna for females.)
Reyn f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Rein.
Reyna f Medieval English
Medieval English variant of Regina influenced by Old French reine "queen".
Reynaert m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of Reinhard.
Reynald m English
Variant of Reynold.
Reynalda f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Reynaldo.
Reynar m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Reinar.
Reynaut m Gascon
Gascon cognate of Renaud.
Reyndís f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ragndis as well as a combination of the Old Norse name elements reynir "rowan (tree)" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Reynhildur f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Reinhild or a combination of reynir "rowan (tree)" and hildr "battle, fight".
Reyniel m Spanish
Maybe a blend of Reynaldo and Daniel. It is very common in Cuba.
Reynier m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of Reinier.
Reynir m Icelandic
Taken directly from Icelandic and Old Norse reynir meaning "rowan, mountain ash".
Reynoldh m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Reinold.
Reynolds m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Reynolds.
Reynylt f Manx (Rare, Archaic)
Manx feminine form of Reynold.
Reyr m Icelandic
From Icelandic reyr meaning 'sweet vernal grass'.
Reyður m Faroese
Means "red" in Faroese.
Reyyan f Turkish
Turkish form of Rayyan.
Reza f Croatian, Slovene
Croatian short form of Tereza and Slovene short form of Terezija.
Rezagul f Uzbek
Derived from reza meaning "small, tiny" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Rezaor f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek reza meaning "a small piece, trifling, small" and or which can mean "honour" or, on the other hand, "shame".
Rezart m Albanian
Derived from Albanian rreze "ray (of light)" and "ar" "golden; gold".
Rezarta f Albanian
Feminine form of Rezart.
Rezaul m Arabic
Means "satisfaction" in Arabic.
Rezeda f Tatar, Bashkir, Chechen (Rare)
Derived from Tatar рәсидә (räsidä) meaning "mature, ripe"; ultimately from Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) "to be well guided, to be of age".
Rezeda f Hungarian
Means "reseda flower" in hungarian.
Rézi f Hungarian
Diminutive of Terézia.
Rezia m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name רִצְיָא (Ritzya) meaning "delight". Possibly from the root רָצוֹן (ratzon) meaning "desire, wish, favor, goodwill". In the Book of 1 Chronicles, Rezia was one of the sons of Ulla, an Asherite.
Rēzija f Latvian
Possibly a truncated form of Terēzija. This name is borne by Latvian actress Rēzija Kalniņa (b.1970).
Rezika f Slovene
Diminutive of Terezija via Reza, used as a given name in its own right.
Rêzîn f Kurdish
From Kurdish rêz meaning "line, row" or "respect, honour".
Rezin m Hebrew
Means "Wish"
Rézinka f Czech
Diminutive of Tereza.
Rézka f Czech
Diminutive form of Terézie.
Rezka f Slovene
Diminutive of Reza, used as a given name in its own right.
Rezki m Kabyle
Variant of Arezki.
Rezki m & f Indonesian
Derived from Indonesian rezeki meaning "fortune, luck" or "livelihood, sustenance".
Rezky m & f Indonesian
Variant of Rezki.
Reznik m Literature
Derived from the Czech word "řezník" meaning "butcher". It is also the name of a character from the novel "The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey.
Reznor m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Reznor. According to the SSA, Reznor was given to 17 boys in 2017.
Rezo m Georgian
Short form of Revaz.
Rezon m Biblical
Regent of Damascus in the time of Solomon.
Rezsö m Banat Swabian
Banatswabian borrowing of Rezső.
Rezuan m Malay, Kabardian
Malay and Kabardian form of Ridwan.
Rezzo m German (Modern, Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Rgyasbyin m Tibetan
Means "vast, immense donation or charity"
Rhabela f Tsonga
Means "pray" in Xitsonga.
Rhadamanthos m Greek Mythology
I am uncertain of the meaning, but it might be etymologically related to Greek adámas "invincible, untamed" or Greek damázo "to overpower, to tame, to conquer." In Greek mythology, Rhadamanthos was a son of Zeus and Europa.
Rhadamanthus m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, probably of pre-Greek origin, but perhaps related to Greek ῥᾴδιος (rhaidios) "easy" and μανθάνω (manthanô) "to learn, come to know". In Greek mythology, Rhadamanthus or Rhadamanthys was a son of Zeus and Europa... [more]
Rhadegund f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Radegonde.
Rhaegar m Literature
Was used in George R. R. Martin's series "A Song of Ice and Fire"
Rhaenys f Literature
Was used in Goerge R. R. Martin's series "A Song of Ice and Fire
Rhagnell f Welsh Mythology
The name of a Mythical Welsh Princess, Blodeuwedd's Maid, Who is spoken of in most stories of Blodeuwedd as her Loyal and Faithfull Friend in Blodeuwedd's Lonely World.
Rhaheem m Arabic
Merciful one
Rhain m Medieval Welsh, Welsh
From Welsh rhain meaning "stiff" or "stretched out", sometimes interpreted as "spear". This was borne by a son of the legendary 5th-century king Brychan Brycheiniog, and by a 9th-century king of Dyfed.
Rhais f Greek
Variant of Irais.
Rhamnousia f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Greek Goddess of retribution, Nemesis, meaning "the Goddess of Rhamnous". Rhamnous was an ancient Greek city and the site of Nemesis' most prominent sanctuary.
Rhandzu m & f Tsonga
Means "love" in Xitsonga.
Rhanis f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the band of sixty young Okeanid Nymphs which formed the core retinue of the goddess Artemis. Her name is derived from the word Ψεκας (rhanis) meaning "raindrop".
Rhayne f English (American)
Variant of Raine that was given to 6 girls in 2000.
Rhéa f French
French form of Rhea.
Rheagan f English (Rare)
Variant spelling of Reagan.
Rhéal m French (Quebec), French (Acadian)
Possibly a variant of Réal.
Rhéane f French (Rare)
Possibly a form of Rhianna. According to some, the meaning of this name is "flower that protects cities".
Rheda f Anglo-Saxon Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Old English Hrêðe or Hrêða. Rheda is a goddess attested solely by Bede in his 8th-century work De temporum ratione, where she is connected with the month "Rhedmonth" (which is the equivalent of modern day March).
Rhema f American (Rare)
Derived from Greek ῥῆμα (rhēma) meaning "a saying, utterance, word", literally "that which is spoken", a term used in Christianity to refer to the concept of rhematos Christou "the word of Christ".
Rheme f African Mythology
Rheme was used in African Mythology and means 'The Life'
Rhen m Popular Culture
This name is given to the prince of Emberfall in Brigid Kemmerer's novel 'A Curse So Dark And Lonely,' a modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
Rhenlee f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Renley. According to the SSA, 6 girls were named Rhenlee in 2018.
Rhenn f English (American)
Variant spelling or Wren or Ren given to 5 girls in 2018.
Rhesa m Biblical
Means "will, course". In the Bible, Rhesa is the son of Zorobabel, father of Joanan, in the genealogy of Jesus.
Rhet m English (Rare)
Variant of Rhett. According to the SSA, 8 boys were named Rhet in 2018.
Rhetorios m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ῥήτωρ (rhetor) meaning "orator, public speaker".
Rhetorius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Rhetorios. A bearer of this name was the classical astrologer Rhetorius of Egypt, who lived in the 6th and early 7th century AD.
Rhettlyn f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Female form of Rhett. Combination of Rhett and Lyn.
Rhexenor m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ῥηξήνωρ (rhexenor) meaning "bursting through ranks of armed men (of the enemy)", which consists of the Greek noun ῥῆξις (rhexis) meaning "breaking, bursting, breaking forth" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Rheya f Greek (Rare)
Variant of Rhea. Means “flowing stream.”
Rhiain f Welsh
From the welsh word meaning maiden (see Rhian)
Rhiainfellt f Medieval Welsh
Derived from Welsh rhiain "maiden" (originally "queen" from Celtic *r-gan-) and mellt "lightning". Rhiainfellt or Rhieinfellt was the name of a great-granddaughter of Urien Rheged who became the wife of the 7th-century Anglo-Saxon king Oswy of Northumbria.
Rhiamon f American (Modern, Rare)
Extremely rare spelling variant of Rhianon, which might simply be a misspelling of this name given how few bearers there are.
Rhianedd f Welsh
Variant of Rhiannon.
Rhiann f Welsh (Rare), English (British, Rare)
Although Rhiann is first and foremost a short form of the name Rhiannon, it is sometimes associated with Welsh rhiain "maiden".
Rhianne f English
Variant of Rhiann or a variant of Rhianna.
Rhianwen f Welsh
Combination of Welsh rhiain "maiden" (compare Rhian) and gwen "white; fair; blessed".
Rhianydd f Welsh
Variant of Rhianedd.
Rhidian m Welsh
Possibly a derivative of Old Welsh rudd "red", in which case it is a cognate of Ruadhán. This was the name of an early Welsh saint, remembered in the parish and village of Llanrhidian on Gower.
Rhijuta f Sanskrit
Honesty or sincerity
Rhindon m Literature
Used by British author C.S. Lewis in his 1950s fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. Given to the sword of Peter Pevensie.
Rhine f Literature
Apparently from the name of the River Rhine in western Germany, which is ultimately from Gaulish Renos meaning "that which flows". It was used by American author Lauren DeStefano in her 'Chemical Garden Trilogy'.
Rhine m English
From Middle English Rine, Ryne, from Old English Rīn (“the Rhine”), from Middle High German, ultimately Proto-Germanic *Rīnaz, from Gaulish Rēnos, from a Pre-Celtic or Proto-Celtic *Reinos; one of a class of river names built from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reyH- (“to move, flow, run”).
Rhion m & f Welsh
As a masculine name, this is a modern Welsh form of Ryan, or a masculine form of Rhian, coined from Welsh rhi "leader".... [more]
Rhipsolaos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ῥῖψις (rhipsis) meaning "a throwing, a hurling" combined with the Greek noun λαός (laos) meaning "(the) people".
Rhipsolaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Rhipsolaos. A known bearer of this name was the Olympic victor Rhipsolaus of Laconia, who won the stadion race at the 39th Olympiad in 624 BC.
Rhiston m Obscure
Variant of Riston
Rhiwallon m Welsh
Welsh form of the old Celtic name *Rigovellaunos, perhaps meaning "most kingly" or "lord-ruler" (from rhi and gwallon). This name belongs to several characters in the Welsh 'Triads' (11th- to 14th-c.), including a son of Urien "who fought against the Saxons and enjoyed a number of victories"... [more]
Rhoanne f English
From the element rhon "spear" or rhawn "(coarse) hair" combined with Anne
Rhobat m Welsh
Variant of Robat.
Rhobert m Welsh
Welsh form of Robert.
Rhod m Welsh
Shortened form of Rhodri.
Rhodamne f Literature, Late Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek ῥόδον (rhodon) meaning "rose". Used in the 'Tale of Livistros and Rhodamne', a love romance written around the middle of 13th century at the imperial court of Nicaea.
Rhodanthe f English (Rare), Literature
Means "rose flower" from Greek ‘ροδον (rhodon) "rose" combined with ανθος (anthos) "flower, blossom"... [more]
Rhodd f Welsh (Rare)
From Welsh rhodd "gift, present".
Rhodé f Dutch
Dutch form of Rhoda.
Rhoderick m English (Rare)
Variant spelling of Roderick. A known bearer of this name was Sir Rhoderick McGrigor (1893-1959), a senior officer of the British Royal Navy.
Rhodes m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Rhodes.
Rhodope f Greek Mythology, Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ῥοδωπός (rhodopos) meaning "rosy-faced, rosy", which consists of the Greek noun ῥόδον (rhodon) meaning "rose" combined with the Greek noun ὤψ (ops) meaning "eye, face, countenance".... [more]
Rhodopianus m Late Roman
From the Roman cognomen Rhodopianus meaning "from Rhodope". Rhodope was the name of a late Roman and early Byzantine province as well as of a mountain range. In both cases, the name is ultimately of Thracian origin... [more]
Rhodora f Filipino
Probably from the flower Rhodora. It's likely derived from Greek ῥόδον (rhodon) meaning "rose" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".
Rhodric m Welsh
Welsh form of Roderick.
Rhody f English
Name similar to Rhoda. Used in the Victorian era.
Rhoeo f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ροή (rhoē) "flow, stream". In Greek mythology, this was the name of a woman loved by Apollo.
Rhone m English (Anglicized)
Possible Anglicization of Ronne, may be inspired by the River Rhône.
Rhonica f English
Variation of Ronica, a combination of Ronald and the suffix -ica in the form of Monica.
Rhonwyn f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Rhonwen. Although -wyn is a masculine ending in Welsh, this name seems to be exclusively used by women. ... [more]
Rhoshaun f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix rho and the name Shaun, possibly influenced by Roshan.
Rhosier m Medieval Welsh
Welsh form of Roger.
Rhoslyn f Welsh
Welsh form of Rosaline.
Rhoswen f Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements rhos "rose" (cf. Rhosyn) and gwen "white, pure, holy, fair".
Rhowan m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of Rowan.
Rhoys m Welsh
Welsh form of Roy.
Rhuan m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Ruan, wich is a variant of Juan.
Rhulani m & f Tsonga
Means "to have peace" in Xitsonga.
Rhunar m English
Variant of Runar.
Rhyan m English (Modern)
Bearer includes Rhyan Grant, Australian footballer.
Rhyan f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Rhian or Ryan.
Rhydian m Welsh
Variant of Rhidian.
Rhyen m & f English (American)
Variant of Rhyen
Rhylan m & f English (Modern), English (American, Modern)
Variant of Rylan. According to the SSA, 26 girls and 34 boys were named Rhylan in 2018.
Rhyland m & f English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Rylan. According to the SSA, 5 girls and 16 boys were named Rhyland in 2018.
Rhyley f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Riley.
Rhyme m & f English (American)
Comes from the word rhyme which means “words that sound similar”
Rhyn m Welsh (Rare)
Variant of Rhun.
Rhyon m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of Ryan.
Rhysand m Literature
Created by author Sarah J. Maas for 'A Court of Thorns and Roses series'.
Rhyse m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Rhys.
Rhythem m & f Hindu
Possibly a variant of the name Rhythm
Rhythm m & f English (Modern, Rare)
From the word referring to metrical movement, derived via Latin from Ancient Greek ῥυθμός (rhythmós) meaning "measured flow/movement, symmetry, arrangement, order, form."
Ri f & m Chinese
From Chinese 日 () meaning "day, date" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
Ria f Sanskrit
Means "joyful" in Sanskrit.
Ria f Japanese
From Japanese 莉 (ri) meaning "Asian pear" combined with 朱 (a) meaning "crimson". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Ria f Welsh
Welsh form of Riah
Riaan m Dutch
Short form of Adriaan.
Riadh m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tunisian Maghrebi transcription of Riad.
Riagad m Breton
Derived from ri meaning "king" and kad which means "combat".
Riaghail m Irish
Irish form of Regulus.
Riako f Japanese
From Japanese 里 (ri) meaning "village", 安 (a) meaning "peace" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riamu f & m Japanese
From Japanese 俐 (ri) meaning "clever", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, advantage, benefit", 李 (ri) meaning "plum", 栗 (ri) meaning "chestnut", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 流 (ria) meaning "current, a sink, flow, forfeit", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 莉 (ri) meaning "pear" or 陸 (ri) meaning "land", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" or 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream", 武 (mu) meaning "warrior, military, chivalry, arms" or 舞 (mu) meaning "dance"... [more]
Rian m Dutch
Short form of Adrianus.
Rian f & m Japanese
From Japanese 利 (ri) meaning "benefit; advantage" combined with 杏 (an) meaning "apricot". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Riana f Afrikaans
Feminine form of Rian.
Riana f Japanese
From Japanese 里 (ri) meaning "village", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" or 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or 南 (na) meaning "south". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riana f Hungarian (Modern)
Derived from Hungarian rianás, a word denoting an ice crack, specifically a thermal crack that forms on ice covering a body of water as well as the event of such a crack forming, typically accompanied by a distinctive sound.
Rianie f African, South African
Meaning unknown.
Riann f & m English (American)
Variant of Ryanne and Ryan.
Rianna f English (Rare)
Probably a variant of Rhianna (though in some cases it could be a feminine variant of Rian).
Rianny f Brazilian
Feminine form of Rian or a phonetic variant of Rianne.
Riánsares f Spanish
From the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de Riánsares, meaning "The Virgin of Riánsares," the name being a contraction of río Ánsares, the name of a river (now referred to in English as the Riánsares River) which is the main tributary of the Gigüela river... [more]
Rias f & m Popular Culture (Rare, ?)
A High School DxD character.
Riasa f Japanese
From Japanese 凜 (ri) meaning "dignified, severe, cold" combined with 朝 (asa) meaning "morning". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riasu f Japanese
From Japanese 梨 (ri) meaning "pear" combined with 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riba f English
Variant of Reba
Ribai m Biblical
Ribai, a Benjamite of Gibeah, was the father of Ittai, one of King David's Warriors (2 Samuel 23:29, 1 Chronicles 11:31).
Ribal m Circassian, Arabic
Means "potter" in Circassian and "lion" in Arabic.
Ribamar m Brazilian
Brazilian name that means "sea bank" as it results from the Portuguese words: "riba" meaning "bank" or "margin"; and "mar", which means "sea".
Ribanna f Literature, German (Modern, Rare)
Ribanna (also described as Rose of Quicourt) is a fictive Native American woman in several works of Karl May. She is married to Old Firehand.
Ribeka f Japanese
From Japanese 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 辺 (be) meaning "place, general area, vicinity" combined with 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ribellio m Italian (Archaic)
It comes from the Italian word ribellione meaning "rebellion".
Ribhu m & f Indian
Indian unisex name meaning "skillful, prudent".
Ribike f Hungarian (Rare)
From the Hungarian word ribiszke "currant".... [more]
Ribka f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Rebecca.
Ribon f Japanese
From Japanese 結 (ribon) meaning "tie, fasten, join, organize". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well. ... [more]
Riborg f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Rigborg. The first element is either from Old Norse ríki "empire, kingdom" or ríkr "mighty, distinguished, rich, mighty". The second element is from either Old Norse bjarga "to help, save", or bjǫrg "help", or from borg "castle, fortification"... [more]
Ric m English
Short form of Richard, Eric, or names with rick or ric, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
Rica m Spanish
Diminutive of Ricardo.
Rica f Japanese (Rare)
This a variant transcription of Rika. Rika Matsumoto's first name is sometimes spelled like this. She is an actress, voice atress, and J-pop singer.