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Name Meaning Pronunciation Derivations Origin
Raamah Thunder Raama, Rama,
Ramah
Hebrew
Raanan Fresh Ranan Hebrew
Rabbi Master Rabby, Rabi Hebrew
Rabi Breeze Rabee, Rabey,
Rabie, Raby
Arabic
Raby Brightly
famous.
Rabee, Rabey,
Rabi, Rabie
Scottish
Race Competitive,
One who races.
Racee, Racel,
Racer
English
Rachamin Compassionate Racham,
Rachaman, Rachamin, Rachamyn, Rachim, Rachman, Rachmiel, Rachmyel,
Rachum, Raham, Rahamim, Rahamym
Hebrew
Rad Counsellor Radd, Radel,
Radell
Old English
Radbert Brilliant
counsellor.
Radbirt,
Radburt, Radbyrt, Raddbert, Raddbirt, Raddburt, Raddbyrt
Old English
Radborne From the red
stream.
Old English
Radburn From the red,
reedy brook.
Radbern,
Radborn, Radborne, Radburne, Radbyrn, Radbyrne
Old English
Radcliffe From the red
cliff.
Radclif,
Radcliff, Radclith, Radclithe, Radclyth, Redclif, Redcliff, Redcliffe,
Redclyth
Old English
Radek Famed ruler. Radec,
Radeque
Czech
Radford From the red
ford.
Old English
Radman Joy Slavic
Radmir The joy of
fame.
Radymir Czech
Radley From the red
meadow.
Radlea,
Radleah, Radlee, Radleigh, Redlee, Redleigh, Redley, Redli, Redlie,
Redly
Old English
Radman Happy Raddman,
Reddman, Redman
Slavic
Radnore From the red
shore.
Radnore,
Rednor, Redman
Slavic
Radolf Swift wolf
counsellor.
Radolph Old English
Radomil One who loves
peace.
Radomyl Czech
Radoslav Gloriously
happy.
Radik, Rado,
Radoslav, Radzmir, Radzmyr
Polish
Radwan Delightful Radwen,
Radwin, Radwon, Radwyn
Arabic
Raedon From the rye hill. Middle English
Raegan Wise Reagan, Regan
Rafa To cure. Rafah Hebrew
Rafael /
Raphael
God
has healed
Rafaele
(Italian), Rafaell, Rafaelle (French), Rafaello, Rafaelo, Rafal
(Polish), Rafel, Rafeal, Rafee, Rafelle, Rafello, Rafer (Hebrew),
Raffael, Raffael (Italian), Raffaelius (Lithuanian), Raffaell,
Raffaello (Italian), Raffer (Hebrew)
Spanish,
Hebrew
Raffaello God
has healed
Rafail,
Raphael
Italian
Rafat One who is
merciful.
Arabic
Rafe A short form
of names beginning with “Raf” or “Raph”, God has
healed; Shield wolf.
Rafer Hebrew;
English
Rafer Healed by
God.
Hebrew
Rafferty Rich, Son of
prosperity.
Rafertee,
Rafertey, Raferti, Rafertie, Raferty
Irish, Gaelic
Rafi Highly
praised.
Rafee, Rafey,
Raffee, Raffey, Raffi, Raffie, Raffin, Raffy, Raffn, Rafie, Rafin,
Rafy, Rafyn
Arabic
Rafiq Kind, Friend Rafeeq, Rafic,
Rafique, Rafyq, Rafyqu, Rafyque
Arabic
Rafu Net Japanese
Raghib Happy Arabic
Raghnall Wise,
Powerful.
Raghnal,
Ragnal, Ragnall
Irish
Ragnar Mighty army. Ragner,
Ragnir, Ragnor, Ragnyr, Rainer, Raynar, Rayner, Raynor, Rainier
Norwegian,
Swedish
Ragnvald Judgement
that is powerful.
Scandinavian
Rago Ram Hausa
Raguso From the city
of Ragusa in Sicily.
Italian
Raheem /
Rahim
God is
compassionate; Merciful.
Raeman,
Raemen, Raemin, Raemon, Raemyn, Raheem, Raheim, Rahiim, Rahmatt,
Rahmen, Rahmet, Rahmin, Rahmon, Rahmyn, Raiman, Raimen, Raimin, Raimon,
Raimyn, Raman, Ramen, Ramin, Ramon, Ramyn, Rayman, Raymen, Raymin,
Raymon, Raymyn
Punjabi;
Arabic
Rahi Free, Unrestrained. Iranian
Rahul One who
travels.
Arabic
Raid Leader Rayd Arabic
Raiden God of
thunder.
Rayder Japanese
Raimund Powerful
protector.
German
Rain Precipitation,
Rain.
Raen, Raene,
Raines, Rain, Rains, Rayn, Rayne
English
Rainer Warrior of
judgement, Counsellor.
Rain
(English), Raina, Rane, Raineier, Rainey (German), Ranier (French),
Ranieri (Italian), Ranierie, raynar, Rayner, Raynier, Raynor, Reignier
(French), Reinar, Reiner, Reynar, Reyner, Reynir, Reynor
Old German
Rainhart Judgement
that is great.
Raynhart German
Raini Creator God. Rainee,
Rainie, Rainy, Raynee, Rayney, Rayni, Raynie, Rayny
Native
American
Raj King, To rule. Sanskrit
Raja The stars;
King.
Rajah, Raji,
Raj
Australian
Aboriginal; Hindi
Rajabu Born in the
seventh month of the Islamic calendar.
Swahili
Rajak Pure Hindi
Rajiv Stripe Hindi
Rajko Derived from
“Raj” meaning Paradise.
Serbian
Rakesh Lord of the full-moon day. Sanskrit
Rakin Respectable Rakeen, Rakyn Arabic
Rakim African
Raktim Bright red. Raktym Hindi
Raleigh Fields
of birds; From the clearing in the red roe-deer meadow.
Raelea,
Raeleah, Raelee, Raeleigh, Realey, Railea, Raileah, Railee, Raileigh,
Railey, Raylea, Rayleah, Raylee, Rayleigh, Rayley
Old English
Ralph Wolf
counsellor.
Radulf, Raffe,
Rafe, Ralf,  Randall,
Randolph, Raoul (French), Raul (Romanian), Roelof (Dutch), Rolf, Rolph,
Rou (French)
Old Norse
Ralston Dweller at
the Ralph’s town, Dweller at the wolf counsellor’s town.
Ralfston,
Ralfstone, Ralfton, Ralftone, Ralphstone, Ralphton, Ralphtone,
Ralstone, Ralstyn
Old English
Ram Male sheep. English
Raman Joyful Hebrew
Rambert Might
brillliant.
Rambirt,
Ramburt, Rambyrt
Old German
Ramelan Prophecy Raeland Indonesian
Rameses Sun Egyptian
Ramiah Praise the
Lord.
Ramia, Ramya,
Ramyah
Hebrew
Ramiro Supreme
judge
Rameriz,
Ramirez, Ramos, Ramyro
Portuguese,
Spanish
Ramon Wise
protection
Raymond Spanish
Ramsay From the ram
or raven island, The wild garlic island.
Ramsee,
Ramsey, Ramsi, Ramsie, Ramsy
Old English
Ramsden From the
ram’s valley/
Ramsden,
Ramsdin, Ramsdon, Ramsdyn
Old English
Ramsey Raven’s
island.
Old English
Ran Exalted Hebrew
Ranan Fresh,
Luxuriant.
Ranen, Ranin,
Ranon, Ranun, Ranyn
Hebrew
Rance Borrowed;
Marble.
Rancel,
Rancell, Ransel, Ransell
African;
French
Rand Warrior Rando English
Randall Shield, Wolf,
Wolf counsellor.
Randal,
Randall, Randel, Randell
Old English
Randolph Shield, Wolf,
Wolf counsellor.
Randolf,
Randolfe, Randolphe, Randolpus, Randulp, Randulfe, Randulph, Randulphe
Old English
Randy Shield, Wolf,
Wolf counsellor. A short form of Randall and Randolph.
Randee,
Randey, Randi, Randie
Old English
Ranen Happy singer. Ranan, Ranin,
Ranon, Ranun, Ranyn
Hebrew
Ranger Protector of
the forest.
Rainger,
Range, Raynger, Reinger, Reynger
Old French
Rangi Sky Rangee,
Rangey, Rangie, Rangy
Maori
Rangle Cowboy Rangla,
Ranglah, Ranglar, Rangler, Wrangla, Wranglah, Wranglar, Wrangler
American,
English
Rangsey Seven
colours.
Rangsy Cambodian
Rani My song of
happiness.
Ranee, Ranen,
Raney, Ranie, Ranit, Ranon, Rany, Ranyt
Hebrew
Ranier Great army. Ranyer English
Ranjit Delightful Hindi
Rankin Little
shield, Little protector.
Rankyn Old English
Ranon Happy Ranan, Ranen,
Ranin, Ranyn
Hebrew
Ransford From the
raven’s river crossing.
Ransforde,
Rensford, Rensforde
Old English
Ransley From the
raven’s meadow.
Ranslea,
Ransleah, Ranslee, Ransleigh, Ransli, Ranslie, Ransly
Old English
Ransom Son of the
shiled, Son of the warrior.
Randsom,
Randsome, Ransome
Old English
Ranwul Ancient Ranwil,
Ranwyl
Australian
Aboriginal
Raoul Famous wolf.
A form of Rudolph; Wolf counsel.
Raol, Raul,
Raulas (Lithuanian), Reuel
French,
German; Old Norse.
Raphael God
has healed
Rafael,
Raffaello
Raphah High, Tall. Rapha Hebrew
Rapier Sharp as a
blade.
Rapyer French
Raquib Protecting
guardian.
Raquyb Arabic
Ras Cape Raz Arabic
Rashad Wise
counsellor.
Raashad,
Rachad, Rachard, Rachaud, Raeshad, Raishard, Rashaad, Rashaud, Rashid,
Rashod, Rayshaad, Rayshod, Rhasaad, Rhasad
Arabic
Rashaun God is
gracious. A form of Shaun.
Rasean,
Rashaughn, Rashawn, Rashon
African
American, Irish
Rashid Giver of
directions.
Rasheed,
Rasheid, Rashed, Rashida, Rashidah, Rashied, Rashieda, Rashyd,
Raushaid
Arabic
Rashida Righteous Rasheed,
Rasheeda, Rasheid, Rasheyd, Rashidah, Rashied, Rash
Swahili
Rasmus Loved Greek
Ratan Gem Hindi
Rauf Kind-hearted. Arabic
Raul Famous wolf.
A form of Rudolph; Wolf counsel.
Raol, Raoul,
Raulas (Lithuanian), Reuel
French,
German; Old Norse.
Rav Sun. A short
form of Ravi.
Hindi
Raven The raven
bird, Black-haired.
Ravan, Ravin,
Ravon, Ravone, Ravonne, Ravyn, Ravynn
Old English
Ravi Sun Ravee,
Ravijot, Ravy
Hindi
Ravia Fourth-born
child.
Raviah, Ravyn,
Ravynn
Old English
Ravid Rain or dew,
Adorned with jewellery.
Raviv, Ravyd,
Ravyv
Hebrew
Rawdon From the
rough hill.
Rawdan,
Rawden, Rawdin, Rawdyn
Old English
Rawiri Beloved Maori
Rawleigh From the
meadow of the deer.
Rawlea,
Rawleah, Rawlee, Rawley, Rawli, Rawlie, Rawly
English
Rawlins Son of the
little wolf counsellor.
Rawlin,
Rawling, Rawlings, Rawlyn, Rawlyng, Rawlyngs
Old English
Rawson Son of the
little wolf counsellor.
Rawsin,
Rawsyn
Old English
Ray King. A short
form of names beginning with “Ray”.
Rae, Raye,
Rey
Old French
Rayburn From the roe
deer stream.
Raebourn,
Raebourne, Raebur, Raeburne, Railbourn, Raibourne, Raiburn, Raiburne,
Raybourn, Raybourne, Rayburne, Reybourn, Reybourne, Reyburn, Reyburne
Old English
Raydon From the rye
hill.
Raedan,
Raeden, Raedin, Raedon, Raedyn, Raidan, Raiden, Raidin, Raidon, Raidyn,
Reydan, Reyden, Reydin, Reydon, Reydyn
Old English
Rayfield From the
stream in the field.
Raefield,
Reyfield
English
Rayford From the
stream ford, From the shallow river crossing.
Raiford,
Raiforde, Reyford, Reyforde
Old English
Rayhan Favoured by
God.
Arabic
Raylan American
Raymond Wise
protection, Mighty.
Raimo
(Finnish), Rainmond (French), Raimondo (Italian), Raimous, Raimund
(German), Raimundas (Lithuanian), Raimundus, Raimundo (Spanish,
Italian), Ramon (Spanish), Raymund, Raymundo, Reaman, Reamonn (Irish),
Reamyn, Redmon, Redmond, Reidman, Reidmond, Reimond,, Reimund (Dutch,
German), Reymon, Reymond, Reymondo, Reymun, Reymund, Reymundo
Old English
Raynor Mighty army. Ragnar,
rainar, Rainer, rainier (German), Rainor, Ranier, Ranieri, Raynar,
Rayner, Raynier, Raynieri, Regnier
Scandinavian
Rayshod Wise
counsellor.
Raeshod,
Raishod
Arabic,
American
Raz Secret. A
short form of Razi.
Hebrew
Razi Secret Razee, Razey,
Razie, Raziel, Raziq, Razy
Hebrew
Raza Contented Razah Hindi
Razzaq Provider Razaq Arabic
Reade Red-haired. Read, Reed,
Reid, Reide, Reyd, Reyde
Old English,
Australian
Reading Reade’s son,
Son of the red-haired one.
Redding,
Reiding
Old English
Reagan Little king. Raegan,
Raegin, Raegon, Raegyn, Raigan, Raigen, Raigin, Raigon, Raigyn, Raygan,
Raygen, Raygin, Raygon, Raygyn, Reegan, Reegen, Reegin, Reegon, Reegyn,
Regan, Regen, Regin, Regon, Regyn, Reigan, Reigen, Reigin, Reigon,
Reigyn, Reygan, Reygen, Reygin, Reygon, Reygyn
Irish
Reba Fourth-born
child.
Rebah Hebrew
Rebel Rebellious Rebell English,
American
Rechab Rider of
horses.
Hebrew
Red Red-haired. Redd Old English, Australian
Reda Satisfied Redah, Rida,
Ridah
Arabic
Redford From the red
shall river crossing.
Radford Old English
Redley Dweller at
the red meadow.
Radlea,
Radleah, Radlee, Radleigh, Radley, Radli, Radlie, Radly, Redlea,
Redleah, Redlee, Redleigh, Redley, Redli, Redlie, Redly
Old English
Redman Red-haired
man.
Radman,
Radmann, Redmann
Old English
Redmund Protecting
counsellor. The Irish form of Raymond, mighty, wise protector.
Radmon,
Radmond, Radmondo, Radmun, Radmund, Radmundo, Redmon, Redmond,
Redmondo, Redmun, Redmundo
Old German
Redpath From the red
path.
Raddpath,
Radpath, Reddpath
English
Redwald Mighty
counsellor.
Radwald,
Radweld, Radwold, Redwold
Old English
Reece Enthusiastic,
Ardent.
Reace, Rease,
Rees, Reese, Reyce, Reyse, Rhys, Rhyse
Welsh
Reed Red-haired. Read, Reade, Reid, Reide,
Reyd, Reyde
Old English, Australian
Reeve Steward,
Bailiff.
Reeave,
Reeves
Middle
English
Reg Advisor of
the king. The short form of names beginning with “Reg”.
Regg, Reggi,
Reggie, Reggy, Regie, Regy
English
Regan Little king. Raegan,
Raegin, Raegon, Raegyn, Raigan, Raigen, Raigin, Raigon, Raigyn, Raygan,
Raygen, Raygin, Raygon, Raygyn, Reagan, Reegan, Reegen, Reegin, Reegon,
Reegyn, Regen, Regin, Regon, Regyn, Reigan, Reigen, Reigin, Reigon,
Reigyn, Reygan, Reygen, Reygin, Reygon, Reygyn
Irish
Regin Judge Regan, Regen, Regon,
Regyn
Scandinavian
Reginald King, Powerful, Mighty. Ragnall (Irish), Rajnold
(Polish), Raonmill, Raynold, Reginauld, Reginaldas, Reginaldus
(Lithuanian), Regnaud (French), Rein (Estonian), Reinald (German),
Reinaldo (Spanish), Reinhold (Swedish, Danish), Reinis (Lettish),
Reinold (Dutch), Reinoldos (Spanish), Renwald (German), Renato
(Spanish), Renault (French), Rene (French), Reynald, Reynold, Rinaldo
(Italian), Ryginald, Ryginaldo
Old English
Regis Regal Regiss, Regys, Regyss Latin
Rehema Second-born child. Rehemah Swahili
Rei Law Rey Japanese
Reidar Warrior of the nest. Reydar Norwegian
Reilly A small stream Riley, Rylie
Reinhart Wise, Bold, Courageous. Rainert, Rainhard,
Rainhardt, Rainhart, Reinart, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Renke, Reynart,
Reynhard, Reynhardt
German, French
Reju Rich, powerful, hard
ruler. A form of Richard.
Finnish
Remi From the raven’s town. A
short form of names starting with “Rem”.
Remee, Remey, Remie,
Remmee, Remmey, Remmi, Remmie, Remmy, Remy
French
Remigius Fast Remigyus, Remygius,
Remygyus
Latin
Remington From the raven’s town. English
Remus Fast, Oarsman Remas, Remos Latin
Renald Advisor of the king. A
form of Reynold, powerful, mighty.
Rainald, Raynold, Reinald,
Rinald, Rynald
Spanish, English
Renalds Advisor of the king. A
form of Reynold, powerful, mighty.
Spanish, English
Renaldo Advisor of the king. A
form of Reynold, powerful, mighty.
Rainaldo, Raynaldo,
Reinaldo, Reynoldo, Rinaldo, Rynaldo
Spanish, English
Renato Reborn Renatis, Renatus (Latin),
Renatys
Italian
Renaud Powerful French
Rendor Police officer. Rendar, Render, Rendir Hungarian
Renè Reborn Renee French
Renfred Strong peace. Ranfred, Ranfrid, Ranfryd,
Rinfred, Rinfryd, Ronfred, Ronfryd, Rynfred, Rynfryd
English
Renfrew From the still river. Ranfrew Old English
Renjiro Virtuous Japanese
Renny Small strength. A short
form of names beginning with “Ren”.
Renee, Reney, Reni, Renie,
Rennee, Renney, Renni, Reny
Irish
Reno Fame; One who gambles. Renos, Renot, Rino, Rinos,
Ryno
English; American
Renshaw From the raven’s forest. Ranshaw, Ranshore,
Renshore
Old English
Renton From the roe-deer town. Rentown Old English
Renzo Crown of laurel leaves,
Victory. A short form of Lorenzo.
Latin
Reswell Mighty with a horse. German
Reuben Son, Behold a son. Reaven, Reuven (Hebrew),
Rouvin, Ruban, Ruben (Spanish), Rubin, Rubon, Rubun, Rubyn
Hebrew
Reuel Friend of God. Ruel Hebrew
Rex King Rei (Spanish), Rexx, Rey
(Spanish), Roi (French)
Latin
Rexford Dweller at the king’s
ford.
Rexforde Old English
Rexton From the king’s town. English
Reyhan Favoured by God. Reihan, Reiham, Reyham Arabicv
Reynard Fox; Mighty. Raenard, Rainard, Raynard,
Reinhard (German), Reiyard, Renard (French), Renaud (French)
Old French; German
Reynold Powerful, Mighty. Raenold, Rainold, Raynold,
Reginald, Reinold, Renard, Renardo, Renato, Renaud, Reynolds
Old English
Rez Red-haired, Copper. Hungarian
Rezin Delightful Rezan, Rezen, Rezi, Rezie,
Rezon, Rezy, Rezyn
Hebrew
Rhain One who serves. Welsh
Rhesa Chief Rhesah Greek
Rhett Mighty, Red; Ardent, Enthusiastic Rhet Old English; Welsh
Rhidian Dweller by the river
crossing.
Rhydian Welsh
Rhodes From where the roses
grow, From Rhodes.
Rhoads, Rhodas, Rodas Greek
Rhodri Wheel ruler. Welsh
Rhun Grand Rhu Welsh
Rhydwyn Friend from the white
river crossing.
Rhidwin Welsh, Old English
Rhys Ardent, Enthusiastic. Reace, Rease, Reece,
Reese, Reice, Reise, Reyce, Reyse, Rhyse
Old Welsh
Ricaydan
Rice Rich, Noble. Reace, Reece, Reice,
Reyce, Ryce
English
Rich Powerful, rich
ruler. A short form of Richard.
Ric, Ricco, Riik (Dutch) Old German
Richard  Powerful, rich
ruler.
Racardo, Recardo, Ricard, Ricardo (Italian, Portuguese), Riccard, Riccardo,
Ricehard, Rich, Richee, Richey, Richi, Richie, Richards, Richardo,
Richardus (Lithuanian), Richart,  Riikard, Rijkard
(Dutch), Riocard, Ritchard, Ritchardt, Ritchee, Ritchey, Ritchi,
Ritchie, Ritchird, Ritchy, Ritchyrd, Rych, Rychard, Rychardo, Rychardt,
Rycee, Rychey, Rychi, Rychie, Rychird, Rychy, Rychyrd
Old German
Richman Wealthy man. Richmen, Rychman, Rychmen English
Richmond From the powerful, hard
mountain; Powerful protector.
Richman, Richmand,
Richmando, Richmon, Richmondo, Richmondt, Richmound, Richmun, Richmund,
Rchmunde, Richmundo, Rychman, Rychmand, Rychmon, Rychmond, Rychmondo,
Rychmont, Rychmun, Rychmund, Rychmundo, Rychmunt
Old French, Old English;
Old German
Rick A short form of Richard,
powerful, rich
ruler.
Ric, Rik, Ryc, Ryck German
Rickard Rich, powerful, hard
ruler. A form of Richard.
Rashard (African
American), Ricard, Ricardo (Italian, Portuguese), Rickard (Swedish),
Rickardo, Rikard, Rikardo, Riki (Estonian), Riqui (Spanish), Ryckard,
Ryckardo, Rykard, Rykardo
German
Ricker Powerful army. Ricka, Rickah, Rickar,
Rikar, Ryckar, Rykar
English
Rickward Great guardian. Ricward, Ryckward,
Rycward
English
Ricky A short form of Richard,
dominant ruler and Frederick, peaceful ruler. 
Ricki, Rickey Old German
Rico A short form of Richard,
powerful, rich
ruler
Ricco, Riko, Rikko, Rycco,
Ryco
Spanish
Rida Favoured Raza, Ridah, Ryda, Rydar,
Ryder
Arabic
Riddock From the smooth field. Riddoc, Riddok, Ridoc,
Ridock, Ridok, Rydoc, Rydock, Rydok
Old English
Rider Horse rider. Ridar, Ridley, Rydar,
Rydder, Ryder, Ryderson
Old English
Ridge From the ridge. Rydge Old English
Ridgeway From the road at the
ridge.
Rydgeway Old English
Ridgley Dweller by the ridged
meadow.
Ridglea, Ridgleah,
Ridglee, Ridgleigh, Ridgli, Ridglie, Ridgly, Rydglea, Rydgleah,
Rydglee, Rydgleigh, Rydgli, Rydglie, Rydgly
Old English
Ridley From the red meadow. Ridlea, Ridleah, Ridlee,
Ridleigh, Ridly, Rydlee, Rydleigh, Rydli, Rydlie, Rydly
Old English
Ridpath Dweller on the red path. Old English
Riel The strength of God. The
short form of Gabriel.
Reill, Reille, Riell,
Rielle, Ryel, Ryelle
Spanish, Hebrew
Rigby From the farm on the
ridge, The ruler’s valley.
Rigbee, Rigbey, Rigbi,
Rigbie, Rygbee, Rygbey, Rygbi, Rygbie, Rygby
Old Norse
Rigel Foot Rygel Arabic
Rigg From the ridge. Rig, Riggs, Rigo, Ryg,
Rygg, Ryggs, Rygs
Old English
Riley Valiant, War-like. Reilea, Reileah, Reilee,
Reileigh, Reili, Reilie, Reillea, Reilleah, Reillee, Reilleigh, Reilli,
Reillie, Reilly, Reily, Rylea, Ryleah, Rylee, Ryleigh, Ryley, Ryli,
Rylie, Ryly
Irish, Gaelic
Rimon Pomegranate, a shrub with
red fruit.
Rymon Hebrew
Rimu Tree Rymu Polynesian
Ring Gold band. Ryng English
Ringbalin Song Australian Aboriginal
Ringo Bell ringer; Apple. Ryngo Old English; Japanese
Rinzen The holder of intellect. Tibetan
Rio River Ryo Spanish
Riordan The king’s poet Ryordan Irish, Gaelic
Rip Full grown, ripe. The short form of
Ripley.
Ripp, Ryp, Rypp Dutch
Ripley From the shouter’s meadow. From the
strip of wood in the clearing.
Riplea, Ripleah, Riplee,
Ripleigh, Ripli, Riplie, Riply, Ripplee, Rippleigh, Rippley, Rippli,
Ripplie,
Ripply, Ryplea, Rypleah, Ryplee, Rypleigh, Rypley, Ripli, Ryplie,
Rypplea, Ryppleah, Rypplee, Ryppleigh, Ryppley, Ryppli, Rypplie,
Rypply, Ryply
Old English
Rishi Sage Ryshi Hindi
Risley From the brushwood meadow. Rislea, Riselah, Rislee,
Risleigh,
Risley, Risli, Rislie, Risly, Ryslea, Rysleah, Ryslee, Rysleigh,
Rysley, Rysli, Ryslie, Rysly 
Old English
Risto Christ bearer. A form of Christopher Christo, Rysto Finnish, Hebrew
Riston From the brushwood town. Ryston, Wriston, Wryston Old English
Ritchie A short form of Richard,
powerful ruler.
Richy, Ritchy English
Ritter Knight Rittar, Ryttar, Rytter German
Rivai Conflict Ryvai Hebrew
Riven Violently divided, split
or torn apart.
English
River Dweller at the river bank. Riv, Riva, Rivah, Rivar, Rive
(French), Rivers, Riverton, Rivington, Ryv, Ryva, Ryvah, Ryver
Latin
Riverina From the river region. Rivereena, Rivereenah,
Riverinah, Riveryna, Riveryna, Ryvereena, Ryvereenah, Rverina,
Ryverinah, Riveryna, Ryverynah
Australian, English
Roadie Road worker. Rhoadee, Rhodey, Rhodi,
Rhodie, Rhody, Roadee, Roadey, Roadi, Roady
English, Australian
Roald Famous ruler. Old German
Roan Dweller near the rowan tree. Roen, Rowan, Rowen, Rowin,
Rowon,
Rowyn
English
Roana Red/brown colour Roanah Spanish
Roar Warrior Norwegian
Roarke Famous ruler Rork, Rorke, Rourk,
Rourke, Ruark
Irish, Gaelic
Rob Bright fame, Famous,
Brilliant. A short form of Robert.
Bob, Robb,  English
Robbin The robin bird. A form of
Robert.
English
Robert Bright fame, Famous,
Brilliant.
Riobard (Irish), Robars,
Robart, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robby, Robee, Robertas
(Lithuanian), Robertino (Italian), Roberto (Spanish, Italian,
Portuguese), Roberts, Robey, Robi, Robie, Robin, Robinson, Robirt,
Robirte, Roby, Robyn, Robyrt, Rupert, Ruperto, Ruprecht (German)
English
Robertson Robert’s son, Son of the
famous brilliant one.
Robirtson, Roburtson,
Robyrtson
English
Robin The robin bird. A form of
Robert.
Roban, Robban, Robben,
Robbin, Robbins, Robbon, Robbyn, Roben, Robon, Robyn
English
Robinson Robin’s son. The famous,
brilliant one’s son.
Robbinson English
Rocco Stone Rocca, Rocko, Rockie,
Rocko, Rocky, Rokko, Roko, Roqu, Roque
Italian
Roch Tranquility Rocco, Roche Old German
Rochester From the stone camp. Old English
Rock From the stone. Roc, Rockee, Rockey,
Rocki, Rockie, Rocky, Rok
Old English
Rockford From the stony river
crossing.
English
Rockland From the stony land. Rocklan English
Rockledge From the stony ledge. Ledg, Ledge, Roc, Rocco,
Rock, Rocki, Rockie, Rocky
English
Rockley From the stony meadow. Rocklea, Rockleah,
Rocklee, Rockleigh, Rockli, Rocklie, Rockly
English
Rockwell From the rocky
spring, From the stone by the stream.
Rockwel, Rocwell, Rokwell Old English
Rocky From the stone. Rockee, Rockey, Rocki,
Rockie, Rokee, Rokey, Roki, Rokie, Roky
English
Rod Famous ruler. A short
form of names starting with “Rod”.
Rodd Old German
Rodas Where roses grow. Greek, Spanish
Rodd Famous ruler. A short
form of names starting with “Rod”.
Rod Old German
Rodden From the roe-deer valley,
From the reed valley.
Rodan, Roden, Rodin,
Rodon, Rodyn, Roedan, Roeddan, Roedden, Roeddin, Roeddon, Roeddyn,
Roeden, Roedin, Roedon, Roedyn
Old English
Roddy Famous ruler. A short
form of names starting with “Rod”.
Old German
Roden From the reed valley. Old English
Roderick Famous ruler. Hrorek, Rennell, Rhodri,
Rhoderic, Rhoderick, Rhoderik, Rhoderyc, Rhoderyck, Rhoderyk, Rodaric,
Rodarick, Rodarik, Roderic, Roderich (German), Roderigo, Rodric,
Rodrick, Rodrik, Roderikis (Lithuanian), Roderikus, Roderyc, Roderyck,
Roderyk, Rodrigo (Spanish, Italian), Rodringo, Rodrigue (French),
Rodrique (French), Rodryc, Rodryck, Rodryk, Ruaidhri (Irish), Ruric
(Russian), Rurik (Slavic), Ruy (Spanish)
Teutonic
Rodger Famous spear user,
Renowned spear thrower.
Teutonic
Rodmann One who rides with the
knight, From the clearing.
Rodman Old English
Rodmond Famous protector. Rodmund (English) Teutonic
Rodney Land near the
water, From the famous one’s clearing on the island.
Roddnee, Roddney, Roddni,
Roddnie, Roddny, Rodnee, Rodni, Rodnie, Rodny, Rod
Old English
Rodwell Dweller at the cross near
the stream.
Roddwell Old English
Roe The roe-deer. Row, Rowe Middle English
Roelof Fast wolf. Dutch
Rogan Red-haired, Spirited redhead. Rogen, Rogin, Rogon,
Rogun, Rogyn
Irish, Gaelic
Rogelio Famous warrior. Rogelyo Spanish
Roger Famous spear user,
Renowned spear thrower.
Hrodjier, Raadgjer
(Norse), Rekkerts (Lithuanian), Rodga, Rodgah, Rodgar, Rodger, Rodgir,
Rodgyr, Rogerio (Spanish), Rogerius, Rogero (Italian), Rogers, Rogier
(Polish, Dutch), Rogerio (Spanish), Rogir, Rogyer, Rottgers (German),
Rozer (Russian), Rudiger (German), Ruggiero (Italian), Rutger (Dutch),
Rutgert, Ruttger, Rydygier
Old German
Rohan Sandalwood Roan, Roane, Roen, Roene,
Rowan
Hindi
Rohin Path leading upward. Hindi
Rohit Big, beautiful fish. Hindi
Roja Red Rojai, Rojay Spanish
Roka Wave Rokah Japanese
Roland Fame throughout
the land, From the famous land.
Orland, Orlando
(Italian), Roeland, Rolandas (Lithuanian), Rolando (Italian, Spanish,
Portuguese), Roldan, Rodhlann (Irish), Roeland (Dutch), Rolland,
Rollando, Rollin, Rollins, Rollo, Rowland (Old English), Ruland
(German), Rudlaud (German)
Old German
Rolando Fame throughout
the land, From the famous land.
Roland Spanish, Italian,
Portuguese
Rolf Wolf counsellor, Famous
wolf.
Rolfe, Rolo (Norse),
Rolph, Rolphe
Old German
Rollo Fame throughout
the land, From the famous land.
Roland Old German
Rolon Famous wolf. Rollon Spanish
Rolt Famous power. Old German
Romain / Roman From Rome Roma, Romane, Romas (Portugese),
Romain, Romano (Italian), Romayn, Romayne, Romin, Romyn, Rumanus
French / Latin
Romany Romanian, Romanians Ramanee, Romaney, Romani,
Romanie, Romin
Romanian
Romei A citizen from Rumelia – a Byzantine Greek colony from southern Romania Romanian
Romeo Derived from the Latin
Romanus referring to all citizens of the Roman empire; Pilgram to
Rome.
Ramiro, Romero Latin; Italian
Romey From Rome (Roman citizen). Also means from Romania. Romei, Romy Latin; Romanian
Romney Curving river. Romaos, Romero, Romni,
Romnie, Romny
Welsh
From Rome. A short form
of Roman.
Romee, Romey, Romi, Romie Italian, Latin
Ron Powerful. The short form
of names starting with ‘Ron’.
Ronn Old Norse
Ronald Powerful.  Raghnall (Irish), Ranald,
Ranaldo, Renaldo (Spanish), Ronaldo (Spanish, Portuguese), Rynald,
Rynaldo
Old Norse
Ronan Little seal, Promise. Rona Celtic
Rondel Short poem. Rondal, Rondale, Rondall,
Rondeal, Rondell
French
Rondre Powerful, Strong, Brave,
Courageious. A combination of Ronald and Andre.
African American
Ronel The joy of God’s song. Ronal, Ronil, Ronnel,
Ronnell, Ronol, Ronyl
Hebrew
Roni My song of joy. Rani, Ranie, Roneet,
Ronit, Ronyt
Hebrew
Ronnie Powerful. A pet form of
names starting with ‘Ron’
Ronee, Roney, Roni, Ronie,
Ronnee, Ronney, Ronni, Ronnie, Ronny, Rony
Old Norse
Ronson Son of the mighty,
powerful one.
Bronan, Bronsan, Bronsen,
Bronsin, Bronson, Ronan, Ronsen, Ronsin, Ronsun, Ronsyn
Old English
Roone Mysterious, Magic sign;
Counsel.
Roon, Rune Old English; Old English
Rooney Red-haired. Roonee, Rooni, Roonie,
Roony, Rowan, Rowen, Rowney
Irish, Gaelic
Roosevelt Field of roses. Old Dutch
Roper Maker of rope. Old English
Rory The ruddy one, The red
king.
Roree, Rorey, Rori, Rorie,
Ruaidhri (Irish), Rurik (Slavic)
Irish, Gaelic
Rosario Rosary Rosaryo Portuguese
Roscoe From the deer forest,
red; Headland; Famous.
Rosco, Roscow Scandinavian; Scottish,
Gaelic; Old German
Roshaun Red-haired one whose God
is gracious. A combination of Ross and Shaun.
African American, Irish
Roshe Chief Rak (Russian), Rosh Hebrew
Rosito Rose Rosyto Filipino
Roslin From the cape, Headland
meadow; From the rose pool. The masculine form of Rosalin.
Roslyn, Rozlin, Rozlyn Old French; Old English
Rosmer Seahorse Rozmer Danish
Ross Red-haired; Headland;
Famous; From the peninsula.
Ros, Rosse Old French; Scottish,
Gaelic; Old German; Scottish, Gaelic
Roswald From the field of roses;
Horsepower.
Roswold Old English; Danish
Roswel From the roses by the
well.
Rosswel, Rosswell, Roswel English
Roth Red-haired Rousse (French) Old German
Rothwell From the rose well. Rothwel English
Roto Lake Maori
Rourke Might Roark, Roarke, Rork,
Rorke
Irish
Rover One who wanders, A
traveller.
Rova, Rovar, Rovir, Rovor Middle English
Row Red-haired Irish
Rowan Mountain ash tree; Little
red-haired one.
Rhoan, Rhoann, Roean,
Roehan, Rohan, Rohen, Rohin, Royn, Rowen, Rowin, Rowon, Rowyn
Old Nose; Celtic
Rowell From the spring of the
roe-deer.
Roewell, Rowel English
Rowland From the rough land. Roelan, Roeland, Rohlan,
Rohland, Rowlan
English
Rowley From the rough wood
clearing.
Rowlea, Rowleah, Rowlee,
Rowleigh, Rowli, Rowlie, Rowly
Old English
Rowson Row’s son, Son of the
red-haired one.
Rawson Irish
Roxbury From the castle fortress. Roburg, Roxburge,
Roxburghe
Old English
Roy King, Royal; Red-haired.
A short form of names starting with “Roy”.
Old French; Celtic
Royal Royal Royale Old French
Royce King’s son, Prince. Royse Old English
Royd From the clearing in the forest Roid, Royde English
Royden From the rye hill. Roidan, Roiden, Roidin,
Roidon, Roidyn, Royden, Roydin, Roydun, Roydyn
Old English
Royston From the town by a stone cross Roiston, Roystown Royston
Rozario Rosary Rozaryo Latin
Rozen Leader Hebrew
Ruadhan Little one with red hair. Irish
Ruck Rook bird. Old English
Rudd Red-brown complexioned. Old English
Rudo Love African
Rudolph Famous wolf. Hrolf, Hrudolf, Raoul,
Ridolfo, Rodolf, Rudolf (German, Swedish, Hungarian, Polish), Rodol
(Spanish, Italian), Rodolphe (French), Rohlops (Lettish), Rudi
(Swiss), Rudolf, Rudolfas (Lithuanian), Rudolfe, Rudolfo (Spanish),
Ruedolf
Old German
Rudy Famous wolf. A short form
of Rudolph; Red-brown complexioned. 
Rudee, Rudey, Rudi, Rudie,
Rudy, Rudolph
Old German; Old English
Rudyard From the red enclosure. Old English
Rufaro Joy, happiness, elation. Shona, Zimbabwean
Ruff Red-haired. Ruf (Polish), Ruffin,
Ruffyn, Rufin, Rufyn
French
Ruford From the red ford. Old English
Rufus Redhead, Red-haired. Grifone, Ruefus, Ruffo
(Italian)
Latin
Rugby Football player; From the
rock fortress, From rook estate.
Australian; English
Rule Ruler Reul, Reule (Hebrew),
Ruel, Ruell, Ruelle (Old French)
Latin
Rumanus Means Romanian in medieval latin. Latin
Rumford From the wide ford. English
Runako Handsome Shona
Rune Secret German, Swedish
Rungie Swan Rungi, Rungy Australian Aboriginal
Rupert Bright fame, Famous,
Brilliant.
Roudbert (French),
Ruberto, Ruepert, Ruperth (German), Ruperto (Italian, Spanish), Rupirt,
Ruprat (Slavic), Rupprecht (German), Rupyrt
Italian, English
Rurik Famous king. Rurek, Ruryk Scandinavian
Rush Red-haired; From the
rushes.
French; Old English
Rushford From the rushes near the
river crossing.
Rushforde Old English
Rusk Twisted beard. Spanish
Ruskin Red-haired relation. Ruskyn Old French
Russ Redhead, Fox. A short
form of Russell.
Old French
Russell Redhead, Fox. Rusal, Rusel, Rusell,
Ruskel, Ruskell, Russal, Russall, Russel, Russil, Russill, Russyl,
Russyll
Old French
Rusty Redhead Rust, Ruste, Rustee,
Rustey, Rusti, Rustie
Old English, Old French
Rutherford From the castle river
crossing.
Rutherforde, Ruverford,
Ruverforde
Old English
Rutland From the stump. Rutlan Old Norse
Rutledge From the red ledge. Old English
Rutley From the stumpy, red
meadow.
Rutlea, Rutleah, Rutlee,
Rutleigh, Rutli, Rutlie, Rutly
Old English
Ruud Famous wolf. Rud Scandinavian
Ruy Famous ruler. A form of
Roderick.
Spanish, German
Ryan Little king. Rian, Rien, Rion, Riun,
Riyn, Rhian, Rhien, Rhion, Rhiun, Rhiyn, Ryann, Ryen, Ryin, Ryon, Ryun
Irish, Gaelic
Rycroft From the rye field. Ricroft Old English
Ryder Horseman Rider, Rydder English
Ryderson Ryder’s son, Son of the
horse rider.
Riderson Old English
Rye Powerful ruler; Grain
grass.
Polish, English
Ryke Empire, kingdom; rich, opulent Reich, Rike German
Rylan Dweller near the rye
land.
Rilan, Riland, Ryland English
Ryland From the rye land. Rilan, Riland, Rylan English
Ryle Frm the rye hill. Riel, Riell, Rielle, Ryel,
Ryele, Ryell, Ryelle
Old English
Ryman Seller of rye. Riman Old English
Rymer Saddle maker. Rimer Polish
Ryna King; King of Kings. Rainer, Reyna, Rynas, Ryner Hindi, Teutonic
Ryne Little king. A form of
Ryan.
Rine Irish
Ryton From the rye town. Riton Old English