RánfNorse Mythology, Astronomy, Icelandic Of uncertain etymology. It could be derived from Old Norse rán "robberty, theft" or rámr "hoarse". In Norse mythology, Rán is a sea goddess and ruler of the dead at the bottom of the sea... [more]
RandarsólfFaroese Combination of the Old Norse name elements rǫnd "shield; rim, edge (of a shield)" and sól "sun".
RarafSwedish (Rare) Derived from Swedish rar meaning "sweet, dear, cute, nice", originally "rare" (and ultimately from Latin rarus "thinly sown"). It was first used as a Swedish name in the 19th century (more precisely, 1862).
ReyndísfIcelandic 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".
RiborgfNorwegian (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]
Roinem & fSwedish, Finnish (Rare) From the name of a lake in Häme, Finland. There are theories on the origin of this name, it could've come from Germanic hreini meaning "clean, clear" or from Pre-Germanic/Baltic *kroinis meaning "clean"... [more]
RóseyfIcelandic Combination of the Old Norse name elements rós "rose" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").