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This is a list of submitted names in which the meaning contains the keywords red or scarlet or ruby.
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AAPPALITTUATSIAQ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the beautifully red one" in Greenlandic, originally a byname.
ADMON m Hebrew
Means "red peony"
AHMAR m Arabic
Means "red" in Arabic from the root ح-م-ر (ḥ-m-r) related with this colour.
AHUURA f & m Tahitian
Means "red dress" from the Tahitian phrase ʻahu ʻura ariʻi o te toʻo ao te rā meaning "royal red robe of the sunset".
AIRO f Japanese
From Japanese 茜色 (airo) meaning "madder red". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AIZKORRI f Basque (Rare)
Means "bare stone" or "red stone" in Basque.
AKA f Japanese (Rare)
Means "red" in Japanese. Red is the color of youth and celebration.
AKAHIKO m Japanese (Rare)
From 赤/朱 (aka) meaning "red" combined with 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince."... [more]
AKAI m & f Japanese
From the Japanese kanji 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" and 海 (kai) meaning "sea; ocean". It can also derive from 朱 (aka) meaning "crimson red" and 衣 (i) meaning "clothing".... [more]
AKAKI f Japanese
From Japanese 朱 (aka) meaning "crimson, red" combined with 希 (ki) meaning "Greece". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.... [more]
AKAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 紅 "red" (aka) and 子 (ko) "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AKAME f Popular Culture (Rare)
literally "red eye" ... [more]
AKANA f Japanese
From Japanese 茜 (aka) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant", 紅 (aka) meaning "crimson" or 朱 (aka) meaning "cinnabar, vermilion" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree"... [more]
AKANO f Japanese
From Japanese 緋 (aka) meaning "scarlet, red" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other kanji combinations are possible.
AKATSUKI m & f Japanese (Rare), Popular Culture
From 暁 (akatsuki) meaning "dawn, daybreak," shifted from earlier akatoki, made up of 明 (aka) meaning "bright" and 時 (toki) meaning "time."... [more]
AKAYO f Japanese
From Japanese 緋 (aka) meaning "red, scarlet" combined with 世 (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AKERU m & f Japanese (Rare)
From verbs 明ける (akeru) meaning "to dawn, grow light," 開ける (akeru) meaning "to open, unwrap, unlock" or 空ける (akeru) meaning "to empty, remove, make room; to move/clear out," also written as 朱, from ake meaning "scarlet, red," or 暁, from AKATSUKI.... [more]
ALARA f Turkish, Medieval Turkic (Rare)
Alara appears in the Turkic Mythology as a beautiful water fairy. She lives in the lakes and rivers of the Caspian basin and grants the wishes of those she deems worthy. She is said to be capable of repairing broken hearts and making them capable of love again... [more]
ALÇIÇEK f Turkish
Means "scarlet flower" in Turkish.
ALMILA f Turkish
Derived from Turkish al "red" and elma "apple".
ALSU f Tatar
Means "scarlet water" or "rose-colored water" from Tatar ал (al) meaning "scarlet, pink" and су (su) meaning "water".
ALTAN m & f Mongolian, Medieval Turkic
Meaning, "golden" or "red dawn."
ALTEMUR m Turkish
Means "red iron" in Turkish.
ALVARD f Armenian
Derived from Armenian ալ (al) mean "bright red" and վարդ (vard) meaning "rose".
ÁMSVARTNIR m Norse Mythology
Means "red-black one" or "completely black one" in Old Norse. This is the name of a lake in Norse mythology.
AQIQA f Uzbek
From the name of feast given in honour of a newborn baby, alternatively from the Uzbek aqiq meaning "carnelian" or "red, crimson".
AREKU m Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 嶺 (re) meaning "peak, summit" or 廉 (re) meaning "bargain, reason, charge, suspicion, point, account, purity, honest, low price, cheap, rested, contented, peaceful" combined with 公 (ku) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 功 (ku) meaning "achievement, merits, success, honor, credit", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 久 (ku) meaning "long time" or 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess"... [more]
ARGAMAN f Hebrew
Means "purple, red" in Hebrew.
ARROSER m Medieval Occitan
Means "red, ginger" in Old Occitan.
ASAHI m & f Japanese
This name can be used on its own as 旭 (kyoku, asahi), referring to the morning sun (also applies to 朝日), or 朝 (chou, asa, asahi) meaning "morning."... [more]
AUBURN m & f English
English vocabulary name meaning "red-brown"; used to describe dark red hair colours.
AUGPALIGTOΚ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the red one" in Greenlandic.
AYUKO f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 茜 (a) meaning "madder, red dye, Turkey red", 鮎 (a) meaning "freshwater trout, smelt", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 香 (a) meaning "fragrance", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 肖 (ayu) meaning "resemblance", 暖 (a) meaning "warmth", 天 (a) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 歩 (ayu) meaning "walk", 明 (a) meaning "bright, light", 有 (a) meaning "exist", 和 (a) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 亞 (a) meaning "rank, follow" or 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 右 (yu) meaning "right", 百 (yu) meaning "hundred", 悠 (yu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 有 (yu) meaning "exist", 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause", 夕 (yu) meaning "evening", 優 (yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 弓 (yu) meaning "archery bow", 夢 (yu) meaning "dream", 友 (yu) meaning "friend", 祐 (yu) meaning "help", 柚 (yu) meaning "citron", 宥 (yu) meaning "soothe, calm, pacify", 裕 (yu) meaning "abundant, rich", 侑 (yu) meaning "urge to eat" or 魚 (yu) meaning "fish" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child", 呼 (ko) meaning "call, call out to, invite" or 虹 (ko) meaning "rainbow"... [more]
AYUNA f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 鮎 (ayu) meaning "freshwater trout, smelt", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 空 (a) meaning "sky", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 朱 (a) meaning "vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody", 渉 (ayu) meaning "ford, go cross, transit, ferry, import, involve", 歩 (ayu) meaning "walk", 明 (a) meaning "bright, light", 有 (a) meaning "exist" or 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 佑 (yu) meaning "help, assist", 優 (yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 友 (yu) meaning "friend", 由 (yu) meaning "wherefore, a reason", 夕 (yu) meaning "evening", 結 (yu) meaning "tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten" or 夢 (yu) meaning "dream" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 那 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south" or 名 (na) meaning "name"... [more]
BAGRYAN m Bulgarian
Possibly from the old Slavic term bãgrъ (bagr') meaning "red, crimson".
BARBAROSSA m History
Meaning "red beard" in Italian. ... [more]
BENIKO f Japanese
From Japanese 紅 (beni) "red, vermilion" and 子 (ko) "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
BORAGANE f Tswana
Means "small red-billed quelea" in Setswana.
CALICO m English
From the English word "calico" referring to something "having a pattern of red and contrasting areas, resembling the color of calico cloth, a kind of rough cloth, often printed with a bright pattern." From Calicut, in India, from where the cloth was originally exported, from Malayalam കോഴിക്കോട് (kōḻikkōṭ, 'Kozhikode'), from koyil 'palace' + kota 'fort', "fortified palace", with ‘y’ replaced by interchangeable ‘zh’.... [more]
CARMINIUS m Late Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was probably derived from Latin carminum "song, poem", which is a Late Latin form of carmen "song, poem" (see also CARMEN)... [more]
CARNISTIR m Literature
Means "red-faced" in Quenya. In Tolkien's 'Legendarium' this is the mother-name of CARANTHIR, the fourth son of FËANOR and NERDANEL.
CHYONG m & f Chinese (Rare, Expatriate, ?)
Possibly derived from Chinese 瓊 (qióng) meaning "red jade" or "precious jade".
COAHOMA f Choctaw
From the Choctaw kowi meaning "puma" and homma meaning "red".
COCHRANN f Irish Mythology
Perhaps from Cróchnait, which was derived from Irish cróch "saffron, red" (from Latin crocus) combined with a diminutive suffix. In the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology Cochrann is a daughter of Cathaír Mór, king of Leinster, and the mother of DIARMAID and OSCAR; in ballads the character is known as Cróchnat.
DAENG m & f Thai
Means "red" in Thai.
DAENG f Lao
Means "red" in Lao.
ĐAN m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 丹 (đan) meaning "red, cinnabar".
DELIMA f Indonesian
Means "pomegranate" or "ruby" in Indonesian.
DERETH m & f English
Possibly a corruption of the Irish surname Derach, itself derived from the Gaelic dearg meaning "red".
DOLAN m American
From an Irish surname which was derived from Gaelic Ó Dubhshláin "descendant of Dubhshlán" (a personal name composed of dubh "dark, black" and slán "challenge"; compare Dúbhshláine), Ó Dubhlainn "descendant of Dubhfhlann" (the personal name Dubhfhlann from dubh and flann "red"), Ó Dúnlaing "descendant of Dúnlang" (the meaning of which is uncertain), or Ó Dobhailéin "descendant of Dobhailéan" (which is probably from dobhail "unlucky, unfortunate" and a diminutive suffix).
DZIRANI f Armenian
Means "purple, scarlet" in Armenian
EKUNDU m Swahili
Swahili masculine name meaning "red".
EREUTHALION m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἐρευθαλέος (ereuthaleos) meaning "reddish, ruddy", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἔρευθος (ereuthos) meaning "redness, flush"... [more]
ERYTHEIA f Greek Mythology
Derived from ἐρῠθρός (eruthrós) meaning "reddish, red".
ERYTHEIS f Greek Mythology
Derived from ἐρῠθρός (eruthrós) meaning "reddish, red".
FIDELIO m Italian, Spanish, Literature, Theatre
Italian and Spanish form of Fidelius.... [more]
FLANNCHADH m Irish
Derived from the elements flann "red" and cath "battle"
GEVEZ f Kurdish
Means "dark red, maroon" in Kurdish.
GULASOR f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish gula meaning "rose" and sor meaning "red".
GULLOLA f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek gul meaning "rose, flower" and lola meaning "tulip", "red, scarlet" or a kind of nectarine.
HA-JIN f Korean
Name from one of the main characters of kdrama "Scarlet Heart: Goryeo"
HIGURA m & f Japanese
From Japanese 優 (higu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day", 東 (hi) meaning "east", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or 飛 (hi) meaning "fly", 久 (gu) meaning "long time", 公 (gu) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 来 or 來 (gu) both meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 空 (gu) meaning "sky", 功 (gu) meaning "achievement, merits, success, honor, credit", 呉 (gu) meaning "give, do something for", 宮 (gu) meaning "Shinto shrine", 工 (gu) meaning "craft, construction" or 暮 (gu) meaning "evening, twilight, season's end, livelihood, make a living, spend time" combined with 良 (ra) meaning "good", 楽 (ra) meaning "music, comfort, ease", 羅 (ra) meaning "gauze, thin silk", 椋 (gura) meaning "type of deciduous tree, grey starling", 蔵 (gura) meaning "storehouse, hide, own, have, possess", 藏 (gura) meaning "hide, own, have, possess" or 倉 (gura) meaning "godown, warehouse, storehouse, cellar, treasury"... [more]
HINAGI f Japanese
From the Japanese kanji 日 (hi) meaning "sun, sunny, day, fire" or 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet" combined with 渚 (nagi) meaning "strand, beach, shore", 凪 (nagi) meaning "calm", 和 (nagi) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan"... [more]
HINAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 一 (hi) meaning "one", 光 (hi) meaning "light", 秀 (hi) meaning "excel, excellence, beauty, surpass", 雛 (hina) meaning "chick, squab, duckling, doll", 燈 (hi) meaning "lamp, light", 瞳 (hi) meaning "pupil (of eye)", 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day", 日向 (hina) meaning "sunny place", 妃 (hi) meaning "queen, princess", 披 (hi) meaning "expose, open", 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal", 飛 (hi) meaning "fly, skip (pages), scatter", 柊 (hi) meaning "holly", 姫 (hi) meaning "princess", 百 (hi) meaning "hundred", 品 (hina) meaning "goods, refinement, dignity, article", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male", 陽向 (hina) meaning "toward the sun" or 鄙 (hina) meaning "lowly, the country, the countryside, be countrified", 七 (na) meaning "seven", 南 (na) meaning "south", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 名 (na) meaning "name", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 暖 (na) meaning "warmth", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 捺 (na) meaning "press, print, affix a seal, stamp", 陽 (na) meaning "light, sun, male", 和 (na) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 凪 (na) meaning "lull, calm", 直 (na) meaning "straight" or 笑 (na) meaning "laugh" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child", 虹 (ko) meaning "rainbow", 幸 (ko) meaning "happiness" or 菊 (ko) meaning "chrysanthemum"... [more]
HIROKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 央 (hiro) meaning "centre, middle", 嘉 (hiro) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 海 (hiro) meaning "sea, ocean", 寛 (hiro) meaning "tolerant, generous", 均 (hiro) meaning "level, average", 啓 (hiro) meaning "disclose, open, say", 圭 (hiro) meaning "jade pointed at top", 敬 (hiro) meaning "respect", 硯 (hiro) meaning "inkstone", 光 (hiro) meaning "light", 宏 (hiro) meaning "wide, large", 広 (hiro) meaning "wide, broad, spacious", 弘 (hiro) meaning "vast, broad, wide", 洪 (hiro) meaning "deluge, flood, vast", 浩 (hiro) meaning "prosperous", 紘 (hiro) meaning "large", 潤 (hiro) meaning "soft, moist, sleek, freshen", 祥 (hiro) meaning "auspicious, happiness, blessedness, good omen, good fortune", 尋 (hiro) meaning "search, seek", 泰 (hiro) meaning "peaceful, calm, peace, easy, Thailand, extreme, excessive, great", 大 (hiro) meaning "big, great", 拓 (hiro) meaning "expand, open, support", 宙 (hiro) meaning "mid-air", 博 (hiro) meaning "doctor, PhD, exposition, fair, exhibition", 普 (hiro) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 明 (hiro) meaning "bright", 弥 (hiro) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 佑 (hiro) meaning "help, assist", 優 (hiro) meaning "gentleness, lithe, superior", 裕 (hiro) meaning "abundant", 容 (hiro) meaning "contain, form, looks", 洋 (hiro) meaning "ocean", 陽 (hiro) meaning "light, sun, male", 廣 (hiro) meaning "broad, wide, spacious", 洸 (hiro) meaning "sparkling water", 絋 (hiro) meaning "cotton wadding", 日 (hi) meaning "day, sun, Japan", 妃 (hi) meaning "ruler's wife, queen, empress", 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal" or 火 (hi) meaning "fire", 路 (ro) meaning "path, route, road, distance", 呂 (ro) meaning "spine, backbone" combined with 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) which both mean "flower", 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada", 嘉 (ka) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 郁 (ka) meaning "cultural progress, perfume", 果 (ka) meaning "fruit", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 架 (ka) meaning "erect, frame, mount, support, shelf, construct", 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulations, joy", 可 (ka) meaning "passable", 耶 (ka) meaning "question mark", 和 (ka)meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 閑 (ka) meaning "leisure", 奏 (ka) meaning "play music, complete" or 雅 (ka) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined".... [more]
HISAKI m & f Japanese
From Japanese 寿 (hisa) meaning "longevity, long life", 久 (hisa) meaning "long time", 尚 (hisa) meaning "still, as always", 火 (hi) meaning "fire" (for males), 日 (hi) meaning "day, sun, Japan", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet", 百 (hi) meaning "hundred", 姫 (hi) meaning "princess" or 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" (for females) combined with 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness", 貴 (ki) meaning "expensive, worthful, precious", 亀 (ki) meaning "tortoise, turtle", 紀 (ki) meaning "chronicle", 崎 (saki) meaning "small peninsula, cape" (for males) or 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" (for females)... [more]
HISANA f Japanese (Rare)
"scarlet"; "truth" or "reality"
HIYUU m & f Japanese
From Japanese 一 (hiyuu) meaning "one", 妃 (hi) meaning "queen, princess", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal", 飛 (hi) meaning "fly", 姫 (hi) meaning "princess" or 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with 優 (yuu) meaning "gentleness, lithe, superior", 夕 (yuu) meaning "evening", 有 (yuu) meaning "exist", 勇 (yuu) meaning "brave", 雄 (yuu) meaning "hero, manly", 悠 (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely", 裕 (yuu) meaning "abundant, rich" or 遊 (yuu) meaning "play"... [more]
HONGMEI f Chinese
From Chinese 红 (hóng) meaning "red, vermillion, blush" combined with 梅 (méi) meaning "plum, apricot", 妹 (mèi) meaning "younger sister, girl" or 美 (měi) meaning "beautiful"... [more]
HONGMIN f Chinese
This name is made of 红 (Hong) meaning "Red", 虹 (Hong) meaning "Rainbow" 鸿 (Hong) meaning "Wild Swan, Vast, Great", or 弘 (Hong) meaning "Expand, Great, Enlarge", combined with 民 (Min) meaning "Citizens, People" or 敏 (Min) meaning "Sharp, Clever, Quick"... [more]
HONG-RYEON f Literature
Means "red lotus" from Sino-Korean 紅蓮. Hong-ryeon is the name of one of the heroines in the Korean folktale "The Story of Jang-hwa and Hong-ryeon".
HONGYING f & m Chinese
From Chinese 红 (hóng) meaning "red, vermillon, blush", 鸿 (hóng) meaning "wild swan, great, vast", or 弘 (hóng) meaning "enlarge, expand, great" combined with 樱 (yīng) meaning "cherry blossom", 英 (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", or 映 (yìng) meaning "reflect light"... [more]
HRAHAT m Armenian
Means "red-seeded" or "fire flake" in Armenian.
IKIAQ m & f Inuit
Means "red spruce".
JONG-SEOK m Korean
From Sino-Korean 鍾 (jong) "cup, glass, goblet" and 奭 (seok) "red; anger" or 碩 (seok) "great, eminent; large, big".
KAETO m Japanese
From Japanese 楓 (kae) meaning "maple" or 樺 (ka) meaning "birch, dark red", 会 (e) meaning "meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up" or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly"... [more]
KAIKAINA f Hawaiian
Name of character Kaikaina Grif, in Rooster Teeth Productions "Red vs Blue". She's the sister of main character Dexter Grif, and is called 'sister' throughout her appearances.
KAKUKO f Japanese
From Japanese 赫 (kaku) meaning "bright red" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAMALJIT m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit कमल (kamala), which can mean "lotus" or "pale-red", and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
KAN-DA-ZIS TLISHISHEN m Apache
Means "red shirt" or "pink shirt" in Apache.
KARAMEA f Maori
Means "red ochre" in Maori. Also a loan word from English, meaning "caramel".
KHALIUN f Mongolian
Means "red deer" in Mongolian.
KIZIL m Turkish
Means "bright red" in Turkish.
KIZIL-OOL m Siberian, Khakas
Means "red boy" in Khakas.
KOBENI m & f Japanese
The name Kobeni means "small" (小) (ko) and "red, vermilion, crimson" (紅) (beni).
KRASARMA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Contraction of Russian Красная армия (Krasnaya armiya) meaning "Red army". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
KUPARR m Indigenous Australian
Means "red earth, burnt earth", referring to red ochre, in Ngiyampaa.
KURAPIKA m & f Japanese, Popular Culture
Kura, which means the darkness, is the variant of Kuro. Pika means the glittering light. So this name means "The glittering light in the darkness. This is the name of a character in the manga HunterXHunter, aka HXH... [more]
KUREA f Japanese (Modern)
Japanese translation of CLAIRE/CLAIR/CLARE, given to Japanese girls over the last few decades.... [more]
KURISU f & m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name can be used as 久理寿 (masculine), 久梨須, 紅莉栖 or 玖利子 (last 3 are feminine) with 久 (kyuu, ku, hisa.shii) meaning "long time, old story", 紅 (ku, kou, aka.i, kurenai, beni, kure) meaning "crimson, deep red", 玖 (kyuu, ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine (used in legal documents)", 理 (ri, kotowari) meaning "arrangement, justice, logic, reason, truth", 梨 (ri, nashi) meaning "pear tree", 莉 (rai, ri, rei) meaning "jasmine", 利 (ri, ki.ku) meaning "advantage, benefit, profit", 寿 (shuu, ju, su, kotobuki, kotobu.ku, kotoho.gu) meaning "congratulations, longevity, one's natural life", 須 (shu, su, subekara.ku, subeshi, hige, matsu, mochi.iru, moto.meru) meaning "by all means, necessarily, ought", 栖 (sei, su.mu) meaning "cobweb, den, hive, nest, rookery" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, -ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of the Chinese zodiac)."... [more]
KUU m & f Japanese
From Japanese 空 (kuu, ku) meaning "sky", 紅 (kuu, ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 黒 (ku) meaning "black", 咋 (kuu) meaning "shout, chew, eat" or 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become" combined with 羽 (u) meaning "feathers" or 蒼 (u) meaning "blue"... [more]
KYAUKNI f Burmese
Means "ruby" in Burmese.
KYONA f Japanese
"Red Apple"
KYTHEREIA f Greek Mythology
Means "woman from Kythera", an epithet of the Greek goddess APHRODITE given because Kythera was the island to which she first arrived after rising from the foam of the sea (compare CYNTHIA, Delia).... [more]
KYZYL-OOL m Tuvan
Combination of Tuvan кызыл (kyzyl) meaning "red" and оол (ool) meaning "boy, son".
LA-CHOY KO-KUN-NOSTE m Apache
Means "red sleeve" in Apache.
LAHOMA f American
From a short form of the place name Oklahoma, which means "red people" from Choctaw okla "people" combined with humma "red". This was the title character of a 1913 novel by J. Breckenridge Ellis.
LALA f Romani
Directly taken from Romani lala "ruby; red; fiery".... [more]
LALAŞ m Karachay-Balkar
Either from the Persian لاله (lale) meaning "tulip" or Karachay-Balkar лал (lal) meaning "ruby".
LĀLĀTŪNN f Balochi
Derived from lāl meaning "ruby" and (h)ātūnn meaning "lady".
LĀLĒN f Balochi
Derived from lāl meaning "ruby".
LALUK f Balochi
Derived from lal meaning "ruby".
LALZARI f Pashto
Derived from Pashto lal meaning "ruby" and zar meaning "gold".
LIAB m & f Hmong
Means "red" in Hmong.
LIABLIS f Hmong
Means "very red" in Hmong.
LOHIT m Hindi
Meaning "Red".
LOLAGUN f Uzbek
Means "scarlet" in Uzbek.
LOLAQIZ f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek lola meaning "tulip", "red, scarlet" or "nectarine" and qiz meaning "girl".
LOLARO'Y f Uzbek
Derived from lola meaning "tulip", "red, scarlet" or "nectarine" and ro'y meaning "face".
LOLAZOR f Uzbek
Derived from lola meaning "tulip", "red, scarlet" or "nectarine" and zor meaning "entreaty, strong need, desire".
LOLLI f Romani
From Romani lollo "red", which is derived from Hindi lāla "red".
LULKUQE f Albanian
Derived from lule meaning "flower" and kuq meaning "red".
LULZJARRE f Albanian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from lulezjarr meaning "scarlet sage".
LYALLIU f Karachay-Balkar
From лал (lal) meaning "ruby".
MADIAN m Muslim (Arabized, Rare)
Madian is a geographical place mentioned in the Torah and Quran. William G. Dever states that biblical Madian was in the "northwest Arabian Peninsula, on the east shore of the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea", an area which he notes was "never extensively settled until the 8th–7th century B.C."
MAEHKIWKASIC m Indigenous American
Means "red sky" in Menominee.
MAINE f Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or 舞 (ma/mai) meaning "dance" combined with 稲 (ine) meaning "rice (plant)", 茜 (ne) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant" or 音 (ne) meaning "sound"... [more]
MAKOI m Dinka
Means "red bull" in Dinka.
MANIK m & f Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit माणिक (māṇika) meaning "ruby."
MARIA f Japanese
From Japanese 雅 (ma) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 鞠 (mari) meaning "ball", 紅 (mari) meaning "crimson, deep red", 女 (mari) meaning "woman, female", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 聖 (mari) meaning "holy, saint, sage, master, priest", 舞 (ma) meaning "dance", 磨 (ma) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, linen", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 毬 (mari) meaning "burr, ball", 瑪 (ma) meaning "agate, onyx", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine" or 莉 (mari) meaning "jasmine", 里 (ri) meaning "village", 珠 (ri) meaning "pearl, gem, jewel", 仁 (ri) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, advantage, benefit", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 麗 (ri) meaning "lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent" or 李 (ri) meaning "plum" combined with 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 晶 (a) meaning "sparkle, clear, crystal", 神 (a) meaning "gods, mind, soul", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 有 (a) meaning "exist", 雅 (a) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 美 (a) meaning "beautiful", 母 (a) meaning "mother" or 亞 (a) meaning "rank, follow"... [more]
MARIGORRI f Basque Mythology, Basque
Epithet for the moon.... [more]
MEA f Hawaiian (?)
Means "red" in Hawaiian
MEGURO f Japanese
From Japanese 名 (me) meaning "name", 周 (megu) meaning "circumference, circuit, lap", 女 (me) meaning "woman, female", 巡 (megu) meaning "patrol, go around, circumference", 恵 (megu, me) meaning "favour, benefit", 愛 (me) meaning "love, affection", 明 (me) meaning "bright, light", 梅 (me) meaning "plum", 米 (me) meaning "rice, USA, metre", 綿 (me) meaning "cotton", 芽 (me) meaning "bud, sprout", 苺 (me) meaning "strawberry", 萌 (me) meaning "sprout, bud" or 萠 (me) meaning "sprout, bud", 九 (gu) meaning "nine", 君 (gu) meaning "mister, you, ruler, male name suffix", 来 (gu) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (gu) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 空 (gu) meaning "sky", 紅 (gu) meaning "crimson, deep red", 勲 (gu) meaning "meritorious deed, merit", 薰 (gu) meaning "a medicinal herb, to cauterize", 邦 (gu) meaning "home country, country, Japan", 勳 (gu) meaning "meritorious deed, merits, rank", 久 (gu) meaning "long time", 國 (gu) meaning "country", 訓 (gu) meaning "instruction, Japanese character reading, explanation, read" or 具 (gu) meaning "tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture" combined with 浪 (ro) meaning "wandering, waves, billows, reckless, unrestrained", 朗 (ro) meaning "bright, clear", 露 (ro) meaning "dew, tears", 蕗 (ro) meaning "butterbur, bog rhubarb", 路 (ro) meaning "path, route, road, distance", 論 (ro) meaning "argument, discourse", 呂 (ro) meaning "spine, backbone", 滝 (ro) or 瀧 (ro) both meaning "waterfall, rapids, cascade", 楼 (ro) meaning "watchtower, lookout, high building", 龍 (ro) meaning "dragon" or 郎 (ro) meaning "son"... [more]
MELCHIADES m Ancient Greek (Rare), Polish
Derived from the Ancient Greek μίλτος (míltos) Μιλτιάδης (Miltiádēs) meaning "red land, crimson". ... [more]
MÉNRÓT m Hungarian Mythology
Ménrót is mentioned in Simon of Kéza's 'Gesta Hunnorum et Hungarorum', written in the 1280s, in its semi-Latinized form Menrot. According to Simon of Kéza, HUNOR and MAGOR, the legendary forefathers of the Huns and the Hungarians, were the sons of Ménrót, a mythical giant, who he partly identified with biblical NIMROD... [more]
MESKWAOPWAGANIKWE f Ojibwe
Anishinaabek (Ojibwe) name meaning "red pipe woman." Meskwa means red, opwagan means pipe, and ikwe means woman. inini can replace ikwe to make it a male name.
MFAN'BOMVU m Zulu
Means "red boy" in Zulu.
MICHIKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (michi) meaning "love, affection", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 岐 (michi) meaning "branch off, fork in road, scene, arena, theater", 教 (michi) meaning "teach, faith, doctrine", 慶 (michi) meaning "jubilation, congratulate, rejoice, be happy", 光 (mi) meaning "light", 康 (michi) meaning "ease, peace", 三 (mi) meaning "three", 実 (mi) meaning "reality, truth", 充 (michi) meaning "allot, fill", 深 (mi) meaning "deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen", 進 (michi) meaning "advance, proceed, progress, promote", 翠 (mi) meaning "green, kingfisher", 千 (mi) meaning "thousand", 宙 (michi) meaning "mid-air, air, space, sky, memorization, interval of time", 典 (michi) meaning "code, ceremony, law, rule", 通 (michi) meaning "traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents", 道 (michi) meaning "road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 宝 (michi) meaning "treasure, wealth, valuables", 望 (mi) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect", 満 (mi) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 味 (mi) meaning "flavor, taste", 未 (mi) meaning "un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac", 明 (mi) meaning "bright, light", 理 (michi) meaning "reason, logic", 倫 (michi) meaning "ethics, companion", 路 (michi) meaning "path, route, road, distance" or 迪 (michi) meaning "edify, way, path", 千 (chi) meaning "thousand", 知 (chi) meaning "know, wisdom" or 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect, reason" combined with 果 (ka) meaning "fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed", 翔 (ka) meaning "soar, fly", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada", 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good", 華 (ka) or 花 (ka) both meaning "flower", 歌 (ka) meaning "song, sing", 愛 (chika) meaning "love, affection", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 慶 (chika) meaning "jubilation, congratulate, rejoice, be happy", 哉 (chika), an exclamation, 可 (ka) meaning "can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not", 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulations, joy" or 樺 (ka) meaning "birch, dark red"... [more]
MIRUKU f Japanese
From Japanese 観 (miru, mi) meaning "outlook, look, appearance, condition, view", 三 (mi) meaning "three", 実 (mi) meaning "reality, truth", 心 (mi) meaning "heart, mind, spirit", 乳 (miruku) or みるく (miruku) both meaning "milk", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 未 (mi) meaning "un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac", 魅 (mi) meaning "fascination, charm, bewitch" or 實 (mi) meaning "truth, reality", 琉 (ru) meaning "precious stone, gem, lapis lazuli", 流 (ru) meaning "current, a sink, flow, forfeit", 留 (ru) meaning "detain, fasten, halt, stop", 瑠 (ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 月 (ru) meaning "moon" or 龍 (ru) meaning "dragon" combined with 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 禄 (ruku) meaning "fief, allowance, pension, grant, happiness", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 来 (ruku, ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red" or 句 (ku) meaning "phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph, counter for haiku"... [more]
MOKOU f Japanese
From Japanese 喪 (Mo) meaning "mourning" and 凰 (Kou) meaning "female phoenix bird" or 妹 (Mo), meaning "(younger) sister" and 紅 (kou), meaning "scarlet." A bearer of this name is Fujiwara no Mokou, a character from the Touhou Project.
NEKAYAH f American (Rare), Literature
The name of a princess of Abyssinia (present-day Ethiopia) in Samuel Johnson's novella 'The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia' (1759). Its origins are uncertain, though it may be a derivative of Nicaula, the Habesha name for the queen of Sheba... [more]
NI f & m Burmese
Means "red" in Burmese.
NIHO f Japanese
From Japanese 丹 (ni) meaning "red" combined with 穂 (ho) meaning "ear of grain". Other kanji combinations are possible.
NISHIKI m & f Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 錦 (kin, nishiki) meaning "brocade," most likely deriving from 丹 (ni) meaning "red" and 頻 (shiki) meaning "repetition."... [more]
NUDAENG f Thai
From Thai หนู (nu) meaning "mouse, rat" and แดง (daeng) meaning "red".
ODEM f Hebrew
Means "ruby" in Hebrew. (see RUBY), or "red". Making it relative to ADAM or SHANI (1)... [more]
OGALEESHA m Sioux
Means "wears a red shirt" in Lakota. From ógle 'shirt', iglúzA 'wear clothes', šá 'to be red'.
OTETIANI m Seneca
This was the name of Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha (Keeper Awake) Sa-go-ye-wa-tha because of his oratorical skills) (c. 1750 - 1830), a Native American Seneca orator and chief of the Wolf clan... [more]
OYLOLA f Uzbek
Derived from oy meaning "moon" and lola meaning "tulip", but also potentially "red" or "nectarine".
PAANNSEE f Burmese
Derived from the Burmese word for "apple", ultimately from ပန်း (pan) meaning "pink, red" and အသီး (a si) meaning "fruit".
PIHEW-KAMIHKOSIT m Indigenous American, Cree
Means "red pheasant" in Cree.
PIROS f Hungarian (Rare)
Old Hungarian name derived from Hungarian piros "red", originally referring to rosy cheeks or red hair. More recently, however, it is also used as a hypocoristic of PIROSKA.
POMELLINA f Medieval Italian
Diminutive of either POMA or POMONA, which are both given names that are ultimately derived from Latin pomus or pomum, both of which are nouns that can mean "fruit" as well as "fruit tree".... [more]
PYRRHON m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πυρρός (pyrrhos) meaning "flame-coloured, yellowish-red" (see PYRRHUS).
QASALLAK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "lightweight red wood". It was also a term for a piece of soft red wood shaped as human with a weapon and placed in the inner forefront of a qajaq to ward off witches, since it was believed that they were afraid of this piece of wood... [more]
QIRMIZGUL f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek qirmiz(i) meaning "red, scarlet" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
QIRMIZI f Uzbek
Means "red, scarlet" in Uzbek.
QIRMIZOY f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek qirmiz(i) meaning "red, scarlet" and oy meaning "moon".
QIZILOY f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek qizil meaning "red" and oy meaning "moon".
RADLEY m English
Radley is an English name meaning "red clearing". In literature, it's used as the surname of the character Arthur "Boo" Radley of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
RAUTGUND f German (Rare, Archaic)
The first name element may be derived from Germanic *raudaz "red", the second name element is the Germanic name element gund "war".
RAUÐBJǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements rauðr "red" and bjǫrn "bear".
RAUÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name and byname, from Old Norse rauðr meaning "red".
RAUÐÚLFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements rauðr "red" and ulfr "wolf".
REYÐUR m Faroese
Means "red" in Faroese.
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.
RIDDICK m English (Rare), Popular Culture
From a surname, a variant of the surname Reddick which was derived from a place name: either Rerwick or Rerrick in Kirkcudbrightshire (Dumfries and Galloway), which could mean "robbers' outlying settlement" (derived from an unknown first element (perhaps Old Norse rauðr "red") combined with Old English wic meaning "outlying settlement, dairy farm"), or Redwick in Gloucestershire, which means "dairy farm among the reeds" from Old English hreod "reeds" and wic... [more]
RIHITO m Japanese
From Japanese 俐 (ri) meaning "clever", 凛 (ri) meaning "dignified, severe, cold", 凜 (ri) meaning "cold, strict, severe", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, advantage, benefit", 吏 (ri) meaning "officer, an official", 李 (ri) meaning "plum", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 莉 (ri) meaning "jasmine" or 陸 (ri) meaning "land", 飛 (hi) meaning "fly", 光 (hi) meaning "light", 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or 火 (hi) meaning "fire" combined with 人 (hito, to) meaning "person", 仁 (hito) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 士 (hito) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai", 翔 (hito) meaning "soar, fly", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 瞳 (hito) meaning "pupil (of eye)", 史 (hito) meaning "history", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything" or 秀 (hito) meaning "excel, excellence, beauty, surpass"... [more]
RISAAKANE f Japanese
From Japanese 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze, thin silk" combined with 茜 (akane) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ROSELLA f Catalan (Rare)
Directly taken from Catalan rosella "(red) poppy".
ROUGE f Popular Culture
Means "red" in French, though it can also refer to the type of make-up. A famous fictional bearer is Rouge the Bat, a character in the Sonic games.
ROUSSEAU m American (Rare)
From a French surname which was originally a nickname meaning "redhead, red-haired person" (from a diminutive of Old French rous "red" (French roux), ultimately from Latin russus/russeus "reddish"), notably borne by the 18th-century Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau... [more]
ROUX m & f French, English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
From the French word roux meaning "red" used as byname, and later surname (see also ROUX), for a red-headed person. As an English names it could be a variant of the feminine name RUE.
RREZEKUQ m Albanian
From a poetic term meaning "red-tinged, tinged with red" in Albanian.
RREZEKUQE f Albanian
Derived from Albanian rreze meaning "ray of light" and kuq meaning "red".
RUBEUS m Literature, Medieval Italian (Latinized)
From Latin rubeus meaning "red, reddish". Rubeus Hagrid is a half-wizard, half-giant character in J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series; considering Rowling has likened the character to the Green Man, she may have based his name on the Latin word rubeus "of the bramble-bush, made of brambles", from rubus "bramble-bush".
RUBI f Hungarian
Diminutive of RUBIN, meaning "ruby".
RUBIINI f & m Finnish
Means "ruby" in Finnish.
RUBIN f Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian rubin "ruby".
RUBINAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun rubinas meaning "ruby" (as in, the gemstone). Also compare the similar-looking name RUBENAS.
RUBINE f English
Variant form of RUBINA, also a colour name derived from Italian rubino meaning "ruby", ultimately from Latin ruber "red".
RUBINI f Greek (Rare)
Rubini is the Greek word for RUBY. Ruby comes from Latin and means "red". Rubini is a name very uncommon in general but quite common in small villages in the south and North parts of Greece, not much usual for islands and the central part of the country.
RUSE m Macedonian
Usually a Slavic name Ruse is most common in Macedonia. It has a Slavic meaning derived from the word рус (rus) "fair haired" or "fair/red bearded".... [more]
RUSH m English (American)
From French rousse, meaning "red hair." May also be transferred use of the surname RUSH.
RUSIMIR m Croatian, Serbian
The first element of this name is probably derived from the Serbo-Croatian noun Rus meaning "Russian". The Russians themselves derived their name from (Old) Russian rusij or rusiy, which refers to a light hair colour (often blonde; some sources also say light-brown) and could be understood to mean "fair-haired" or "fair-headed"... [more]
RUSSUS m Ancient Roman
From the fairly obscure Roman cognomen Russus, which was derived from the Latin adjective russus meaning "red".... [more]
RUTILIUS m Ancient Roman
From the Roman nomen Rutilius, which is derived from Latin rutilus "red." This name was borne by a Roman poet from the 5th century AD.
RWBY f English (American, Modern)
From the series RWBY, pronounced "ruby". The name of the series is formed from the initials of the main characters and their associated colours red, white, blue, and yellow.
SAKU m & f Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 瑳 (sa) meaning "polish, brilliant white luster of a gem, artful smile", 彩 (sa) meaning "colour", 咲 (saku, sa) meaning "blossom", 作 (saku) meaning "make, production, prepare, build", 朔 (saku) meaning "conjunction (astronomy), first day of month, north", 索 (saku) meaning "cord, rope, searching, inquiring", 桜 (saku, sa) meaning "cherry blossom", 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze", 小 (sa) meaning "little, small", 爽 (sa) meaning "refreshing, bracing, resonant, sweet, clear", 朝 (sa) meaning "morning", 櫻 (sa) meaning "cherry" or 颯 (sa) meaning "sudden, quick, sound of the wind" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 公 (ku) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 矩 (ku) meaning "ruler", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess" or 丘 (ku) meaning "hill, knoll"... [more]
SANDRAUDIGA f Germanic Mythology
Sandraudiga is a Germanic goddess, attested on a stone with a Latin inscription, found in North Brabant, the Netherlands. The origin and meaning of her name are debated: theories include a derivation form Germanic *sanþ "true, real" and Gothic audags "rich; fortunate" and Old English *sand "sand" and Gothic rauds "red".
SANUYE f Miwok
Means "cloud" in the Miwok language, with the implied meaning being "red cloud at sundown".
SARDION m Georgian
Derived from Greek σάρδιον (sardion), which is the name that the ancient Greeks had for carnelian, a precious stone. It is not completely certain what the ancient Greeks had derived the name from... [more]
SARDONYX f Popular Culture
A variant of ONYX, with the added word sard, meaning "red".... [more]
SCARLAT m Romanian (Archaic)
Possibly derived from medieval Latin scarlatum meaning "scarlet cloth", itself ultimately derived from an Arabic or Persian word. It was primarily in use in the 1700s and 1800s... [more]
SCHNEEWEIßCHEN f Folklore (Germanized)
Means "snow white" in High German, thus a cognate of SCHNEEWITTCHEN. This is the name of a peasant girl in the traditional German folktale "Snow-White and Rose-Red" or "The Ungrateful Dwarf".
SCHNEEWITTCHEN f Folklore (Germanized), German (Modern, Rare)
Means "snow white" in German. This is the name of an unfortunate princess hated by her stepmother in a traditional German folktale, immortalized first by the Brothers Grimm retelling in their "Grimms' Fairy Tales" (1812, 1854) and then by Walt Disney's animated film (1937).... [more]
SENKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 茜 (sen) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant", 仙 (sen) meaning "immortal, transcendent, celestial being, fairy", 千 (sen) meaning "thousand", 扇 (sen) meaning "fan, folding fan" or 泉 (sen) meaning "spring, fountain" combined with 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 果 (ka) meaning "fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed", 架 (ka) meaning "erect, frame, mount, support, shelf, construct", 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulations, joy", 叶 (ka) meaning "grant, answer", 歌 (ka) meaning "song, sing" or 下 (ka) meaning "below, down, descend, give, low, inferior"... [more]
SENMI f Japanese
From Japanese 茜 (sen) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant" or 千 (sen) meaning "thousand" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SENNA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 茜 (sen) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant", 仙 (sen) meaning "immortal, transcendent, celestial being, fairy", 千 (sen) meaning "thousand" or 扇 (sen) meaning "fan (folding fan)" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree"... [more]
SHAHLA f Persian, Urdu
Means "dark blue (eyes)" or "dark red (eyes)" in Persian.
SHIZUKU f & m Japanese
This name can be used as 雫 (da, shizuku) or 滴 (teki, shizuki, shitata.ru), both referring to a drop of liquid (e.g. water).... [more]
SONGLIAN f Chinese
It could mean "pine tree covered by snow" from 松 (song) wich means "pine tree" and (lian) wich means "snow". It is the protagonist's name in 1991 film "Raise the Red Lantern".
SORGUL f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish sor meaning "red" and gula meaning "rose".
SUHRAG m Balochi
Derived from suhr meaning "red".
SULLA m History
From the Roman cognomen Sulla, probably deriving from estruscian background, meaning unknown, but maybe hinting at the description "red" or "bright", since red-golden hair, blue eyes and very pale skin ran within the family... [more]
SUMIKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 角 (sumi) meaning "angle, corner, square, horn, antlers", 恭 (sumi) meaning "respect, reverent", 隅 (sumi) meaning "corner, nook", 好 (sumi) meaning "fond, pleasing, like something", 住 (sumi) meaning "dwell, reside, live, inhabit", 淑 (sumi) meaning "graceful, gentle, pure", 純 (sumi) meaning "genuine, purity, innocence", 澄 (sumi) meaning "clear, pure", 清 (sumi) meaning "pure", 菫 (sumi) meaning "violet", 朱 (su) meaning "vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody", 珠 (su) meaning "pearl, gem, jewel", 涼 (su) meaning "cool, refreshing", 鈴 (su) meaning "bell", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" or 水 (mi) meaning "water" combined with 伽 (ka) meaning "nursing, attending, entertainer", 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 果 (ka) meaning "fruit", 歌 (ka) meaning "song, poetry", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) which both mean "flower", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 家 (ka) meaning "house, home, family, professional, expert, performer", 可 (ka) meaning "passable", 霞 (ka) meaning "mist", 風 (ka) meaning "wind, air, style, manner", 郁 (ka) meaning "cultural progress, perfume", 河 (ka) meaning "river", 樺 (ka) meaning "birch (esp... [more]
SZIÉNA f Hungarian
Cognate of SIENNA, meaning "orange-red".
SZKARLETT f Hungarian
Cognate of SCARLETT, mmeaning "scarlett".
TACANIPILUTA m Sioux
Means "red tomahawk" in Lakota. From the Lakota čhaŋȟpí 'tomahawk' and lúta (lu'-tah) 'scarlet, to be red'.
TADAAKI m Japanese
From Japanese 惟 (tada) meaning "but; however; nevertheless", 維 (tada) meaning "to tie; to fasten; to tie up", 雅 (tada) meaning "elegant", 賢 (tada) meaning "intelligence", 公 (tada) meaning "public; communal", 江 (tada) meaning "creek, bay", 祥 (tada) meaning "happiness, good luck", 真 (tada) meaning "true, reality", 忠 (tada) meaning "loyalty", 直 (tada) meaning "straight" or 董 (tada) meaning "direct, supervise" combined with 輝 (aki) meaning "brightness; lustre; brilliance; radiance; splendour", 昭 (aki) meaning "shining", 明 (aki) meaning "tomorrow, bright", 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn", 哲 (aki) meaning "philosophy, clear", 照 (aki) meaning "illumination, shining", 敬 (aki) meaning "respect, honor, reverence", 晃 (aki) meaning "clear", 彰 (aki) meaning "obvious, clear", 章 (aki) meaning "chapter; section", 義 (aki) meaning "meaning; implication", 顕 (aki) meaning "manifest, display", 昌 (aki) meaning "good, prosper, 誠 (aki) meaning "sincerity", 旦 (aki) meaning "morning, dawn", 亮 (aki) meaning "clear, help" or 諒 (aki) meaning "excuse, forgive"... [more]
TASHINA f Sioux (Modern), American (Modern, Rare)
Lakota Sioux name meaning "her shawl", found in the historic names Tȟašína Lúta Wiŋ (translated as "Red Blanket"), Tȟašína Máni ("Moving Robe Woman", "Walking Blanket Woman" or "She Walks with Her Shawl"; borne by a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux woman who fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn) and Tashina Topa Win ("Her Four Robes" or "Four Blankets Woman"; borne by the younger of Sitting Bull's last two wives)... [more]
TATSUAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 辰(tatsu) meaning "dragon" combined with 赤(aka, ako) meaning "red". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
TEHEIURA m & f Tahitian
Derived from Tahitian te hei 'ura literally meaning "the red crown".
THAPTHIM f Thai
Means "ruby" or "pomegranate" in Thai.
TOKINO f Japanese
From Japanese 解 (toki) meaning "unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute", 季 (toki) meaning "seasons", 暁 (toki) meaning "daybreak, dawn, in the event", 時 (toki) meaning "time, hour", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 冬 (to) meaning "winter", 鴇 (toki) meaning "wild goose", 刻 (toki) meaning "engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving", 常 (toki) meaning "usual, ordinary, normal, common, regular, continually, always, long-lasting", 朱 (to) meaning "vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody" or 音 (to) meaning "sound", 紀 (ki) meaning "chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period", 起 (ki) meaning "rouse, wake up, get up", 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 希 (ki) meaning "hope, beg, rare, request", 月 (ki) meaning "moon", 鷺 (ki) meaning "heron" or 生 (ki) meaning "life, genuine, birth" combined with 之 (no), a possessive marker, 乃 (no), a possessive particle or 野 (no) meaning "plains, field, rustic, civilian life"... [more]
TOKITO m Japanese
From Japanese 凱 (toki) meaning "triumphant", 時 (to, toki) meaning "time", 曉 (toki) meaning "dawn, daybreak" or 朱 (to) meaning "vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody", 来 (ki) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become" or 鷺 (ki) meaning "heron" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 人 (to) meaning "person", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 叶 (to) meaning "grant, answer" or 飛 (to) meaning "fly"... [more]
TOLA m Biblical
Means "crimson, scarlet" in Hebrew, literally "grub, worm" (referring to the cochineal insect from which crimson dyes were obtained). It belonged to one of the Old Testament judges.
TOPTIM f Thai
Means "ruby" in Thai.
TSUMUGU m Japanese
From Japanese 績 (tsumugu) meaning "exploits, achievements, unreeling cocoons", 津 (tsu) meaning "haven, port, harbor, ferry", 紬 (tsumugu, tsumu) meaning "pongee (a knotted silk cloth)" or 紡 (tsumugu, tsumu) meaning "spinning", 霧 (mu) meaning "fog, mist" combined with 具 (gu) meaning "tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients", 玖 (gu) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 紅 (gu) meaning "crimson, deep red", 句 (gu) meaning "phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph" or 久 (gu) meaning "long time"... [more]
ULAN m Kalmyk
Means "red" in Kalmyk.
URA m & f Tahitian
From Tahitian 'ura meaning "red" or "purple".
URAATUA m & f Tahitian
Derived from ura meaning "red" and atua meaning "god".
URAMOE m & f Tahitian
Derived form ura meaning "red" and moe meaning "sleep, dream".
URANUI m & f Tahitian
Derived from ura meaning "red" and nui meaning "big".
URAVINI m Tahitian
Combination of Tahitian 'ura meaning "red" or "purple" and vini meaning "black-fronted parakeet" (a type of bird found on Tahiti).
WAKU m & f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 新 (wa) meaning "fresh, new", 笑 (wa) meaning "laugh", 羽 (wa) meaning "feathers" or 航 (wa) meaning "navigate, sail, cruise, fly" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 雲 (ku) meaning "cloud", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine" or 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red"... [more]
XIAOTONG f & m Chinese
From Chinese 晓 (xiǎo) meaning "dawn, daybreak, know, understand" or 孝 (xiào) meaning "filial piety, obedience" combined with 彤 (tóng) meaning "red, vermilion" or 通 (tōng) meaning "go through, pass through"... [more]
YAKHAN f Karkiya
Etymology unknown. It may be related to the Middle Persian yʾknd or Persian یاکند (yakand) meaning "ruby".
YAKUT f Turkish
Means "ruby" in Turkish.
YAQUT f Arabic, Urdu
Means "ruby" in Arabic and Urdu.
YE m & f Burmese
Means "bright red" or "brave, daring" in Burmese.
YEGHNIG f Armenian
"hind; red deer."
YLLKUQ m Albanian
Means "red star", from Albanian yll "star" + kuq "red".
YOQUT f Uzbek
Means "ruby" or "sapphire" in Uzbek.
YUKON m Popular Culture (Rare)
From the Yukon River or Territory, Canada, meaning "Great River" in Gwich’in. Yukon Cornelius is a character in the 1964 Christmas movie, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
YUN-GI m Korean
From Sino-Korean 允 (yun) meaning "faith, belief," 玧 (yun) meaning "red bead" or 潤 (yun) meaning "soft, sleek" and 其 (gi), referring to the third person demonstrative determiner 그 (geu), or 起 (gi) meaning "rise, stand up; go up; begin," as well as other hanja combinations.... [more]
YUTONG f & m Chinese
From Chinese 玉 () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", 雨 () meaning "rain", 裕 () meaning "abundant, rich, plentiful", or 昱 (yù) meaning "sunlight, bright light" and 通 (tōng) meaning "to pass through", 彤 (tóng) meaning "red, vermillon", or 桐 (tóng) meaning "paulownia" (a type of tree)... [more]
YUZU f Japanese
This name can be used as 柚 or 柚子 with 柚 (jiku, yu, yuu, yuzu) meaning "citron" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of Chinese zodiac)."... [more]
ZARYA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun заря (zarya) meaning "dawn, daybreak". Also compare the related name ZORYA.... [more]
ZAWGHA f Berber
Possibly from azewwagh meaning "red".
ZHIHONG m Chinese
From Chinese 志 (zhì) meaning "will, determination", 智 (zhì) meaning "wisdom, knowledge", 炙 (zhì) meaning "roast, boil", or 治 (zhì) meaning "to govern, to regulate" combined with 宏 (hóng) meaning "wide, vast, extensive", 鴻 (hóng) meaning "swan", 红 (hóng) meaning "red", or 弘 (hóng) meaning "to spread, enlarge", along with other character combinations that can form this name.
ZHU m & f Chinese
From Chinese "vermillion, red".
ZITKALA-ŠA f Sioux
Means "red bird" from Lakota ziŋtkála "bird" and šá "red". This name was adopted by a Yankton Dakota writer and political activist, birth name Gertrude Simmons (1876-1938).
ZONGSHI m Chinese
From Chinese 宗 (zōng) meaning "ancestry, lineage, family" combined with 石 (shí) meaning "stone, rock", 實 (shí) meaning "real, true", or 奭 (shì) meaning "anger, red", as well as other character combinations.