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First Name Directory - Starting with R
This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.
Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.
RabeaNicole is a feminine given name. The name comes from Hebrew and means girl. Nicole means "Spring" in Arabic. Name day is 7 February.
RabiaRabia is the transliteration to mainly two different Arabic words written differently in Arabic text and properly transliterated differently:
RachelRachel (Hebrew: רָחֵל, Standard Raḥel Tiberian Rāḫēl, Rāḥēl), Arabic: راحیل, Rāḥīl); also spelled Rachael, meaning "ewe") is a feminine given name. The name ranks in the top hundred most popular names for girls in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia as well as in Israel. According to United States Social Security card applications in 2005, the name Rachel ranked 38th out of the top 100 names chosen by parents for their baby girls. Statistics for England and Wales from the Office for National Statistics show a decline in popularity of the name: it was the 9th most popular name given to baby girls in 1984, but only 235th in 2014.
RachelRachel is a female name of Hebrew origin.
Contents 1 meaning the name Rachel 2 persons with this name 3 Œuvres 3.1 fiction type 3.2 TV series 3.3 3.4 Theatre literature 3.5 4 place names 5 different meaning of named Rachel fictional characters [change | modify the code] Rachel, which means "Sheep" in Hebrew is a biblical figure.
People, the name [modify | change the code] Rachel (Felix) is a famous French actress of the 19th century, his name of Avenue Rachel, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris singer Rachel French, participants of the Eurovision Song Contest 1964 song (rank 4 owes) Rachel Atherton cyclist racer MTB English.
Rachel Ashley Porn actress.
Rachel Baes, Belgian Surrealists.
Rachel Ben - Zvi, wife of the second President of the State of Israel Yitzhak Ben - Zvi.
Rachel Bespaloff, American writer.
Actress Rachel Bilson.
Rachel Blakely, actress.
Rachel Blanchard, Canadian actress.
Rachel Blaustein (1890-1931), poet of the Hebrew language, known as the Rachel.
American soccer Rachel Buehler.
Rachel Burford player English Rugby Union.
Rachel Cailhier Canadian actress.
Rachel Carson American biologist.
Rachel Cawthorn kayak riders English.
American playwright Rachel Crothers.
Actress Rachel Chagall.
Rachel Christie dummy English.
RachidRachid (Arabic راشد Rashid, DMG Rāšid 'Rechtgeleiteter, Orthodox, level-headed' or Arabic رشيد Rashid, DMG educator, nearly identical meaning) is an Arabic male name. The female form of the name is Rachida.
RachidaRachid (Arabic & #160; راشد & #160; Rashid, DMG Rāšid & #160; 'Rechtgeleiteter, Orthodox, level-headed' or Arabic & #160; رشيد & #160; Rashid, DMG educator, nearly identical meaning) is an Arabic male name. The female form of the name is Rachida.
RadaRada is a feminine given name.
RadanaRadana is female given name. Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with rad joy. Feminine version of Radan or Radovan. It means bringing joy or joyful. The origin of the name is connected to Latin names Hilarius, Hilaria (hilaris joyful). Similar names are Radka, Radovana, Radmila, Radomíra, Radoslava. Pronounced rah-dah-nah.
RadastaWheel ASTA is a Lithuanian feminine name.
RadkaRadka is female given name. Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with rad care, joy. Feminine version of Radek. Similar names are Radana, Radimíra, Raduše, Radmila, Radomira, Radoslava. Pronounced RAHD-kah.
RadmilaRadmila is a popular given female name in Serbia. It is derived from the Slavic words rada (the feminine of rade meaning "happiness") and mila ("sweet").
RadvilėRadvilė is a Lithuanian female name derived from Radvila. The male form is Radvilas.
RaffaellaRaffaella is an Italian female name taken from the male name Rafael, meaning "god has healed"
RagnaHaruka is a feminine given name. He comes from the Norwegian and is the short form for Ragnhild or Petra. The name consists of two roots, "Ragine" can be translated in the German "Hilta" and "Advice" with "Fight" or "Fighter".
RagnhildRagnhild is a feminine given name.
RahimaRahima (Arabic: رائحمہ) is a female Arabic given name meaning "kind or compassionate". It may refer to:
RahmatoullahRahma (RaHmatu llah) is an Arabic name, women in General.
RajanaRita is a female given name and comes from the Indian.
RamónaRamona is a Hungarian female given name.
RamintaRaminta is a Lithuanian feminine given name. There is also possible masculine form Ramintas.
RamonaRamona is usually a feminine given name, the feminine form of Ramon (Spanish) and Raymond (Old German), meaning "protecting hands". It was made popular by the 19th century novel Ramona and by a series of Ramona children's books by Beverly Cleary.
RamunėYung is a Lithuanian female given name, derived from ramunė, 'Chamomile'. The male form is Ramunius.
RamutėA Lithuanian female given name is derived from ramus, John (quietly). The male form is Ramutis.
RamyaRamya (hindi : रम्या) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "beautiful" and "delightful".
RanRan, RaN and ran may refer to:
RanaRana also spelled as Raana or Ranaa is a given name and a surname. In Arabic (Arabic: رنا); Persian: رعنا , the name means "beautiful, eye-catching", stemming from the word yarnū يرنو, meaning to "to gaze at longingly". It is very popular in Iran, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
RandiRandi is both a given name, and a nickname in the English language, popular in North America and Norway. It is primarily a feminine name, although there is recorded usage of the name by men. It may have originated as a pet form of Miranda or as a feminine form of Randy. In turn, Randy was originally derived from the names Randall, Randolf, Randolph, Bertrand and Andrew. Randi is also a badword or word used to abuse prostitutes in india.
RandyRandy is both a given name, and a pet name in the English language, popular in North America. It is primarily a masculine name. It was originally derived from the names Randall, Randolf, Randolph, Bertrand and also Andrew. Randi is approximately the feminine equivalent of the name Randy.
RaniRani (Hindi: रानी), sometimes spelled Ranee, is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "duchess," "queen", or "sovereign". The term is the female form of the term for princely rulers in Southeast Asia and applies equally to the wife of a Raja or Rana.
RaquelRaquel is a Portuguese and Spanish variation of the name Rachel.
RasaRasa is a Lithuanian female name derived from rasa, (or Tau). The male form is Rasius. In addition, Rasa is an Indian male name.
RashidaRashida is a female given name. Notable people with the name include:
RashmiRashami (hindi: रश्मि) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "sunshine".
RatiRati is the goddess of passion and lust in Hinduism.
RauthgundisDevaraj is from old high German female given name (variants: Rautgundis, Rauthgunde, Radegunde, diamond). He sits out the syllables of Council for advice and gund to fight together. Devaraj is a minor character who is married and has a son Athalwin with Witichis in the 1876 novel a struggle for Rome of the jurist and writer Felix Dahn.
RavenRaven /ˈreɪvən/ is a unisex given name in the English language. In the United States of America, the name is more commonly used as a feminine name, and has ranked amongst the top 1,000 feminine names given to baby girls since 1977.
RáhelRachel is a Hungarian female given name.
RékaRéka is an old Hungarian female given name from the 10th century. It is of Hun descent, originally being Rika, derived from the Turkic Arikan. Over time it changed into forms like Kreka or Rekam and eventually into Réka. Although it is very difficult to find an affectionate form, there are some which are commonly used, such as Rékuci, Réki and Rékus. Its Finnish cognate is Riikka. Reka is also the Slovenian word for "river." Reka is also a Sanskrit name and a Maori name. In Maori, Reka means "sweet."
RūtaRūta is a Lithuanian and Latvian female name derived from Ruth. The Lithuanian meaning is still rūta (GER. "diamonds").
RóžaSorbian Róža (IPA: rʊʒa, ʀʊʒa), or Polish Róża (IPA: ruʒa), is a female given name. It is the Polish-Sorbian form of the name Rosa.
RóisínRóisín (pronounced /ˈroʊʃiːn/, ROH-sheen), sometimes anglicized as Roisin or Rosheen, is an Irish female given name, meaning "little rose". The English equivalent is Rose, Rosaleen or Rosie.
RózsaRózsa is a Hungarian language surname or female given name, which is equivalent to the English name Rose. The surname Rózsa is derived from the given name. Variants of the name include Rozsa, Rózsák, Rózsás, and Rozsas. The name may refer to:
RebeckaRebecka is the Swedish form of female name Rebecca.
ReemReem (Arabic: ريم) is an Arabic female given name, which means "gazelle" and symbolizes purity, elegance and grace. Reem is considered to be an upper-class name, and many princesses have held it. Reem is often used in Arabic literature and poetry as a metaphor for beauty and elegance. The name Reem may refer to:
RegulaRegula is a feminine given name.
ReikaReika (れいか, レイカ, pronounced ray-kah, or rai-kuh?) is a Japanese given name for females. The name can be written using the characters for "lovely; companion" (rei) and "splendor; flower; petal" (ka). However the name can have many different meanings depending on which kanji is used. Reika can also be written in katakana or hiragana.
ReikoReiko (れいこ, レイコ, 麗子, 怜子, 伶子, 玲子, 令子, 礼子, 禮子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
ReinhildRagnhild is a feminine given name. Ragnhild can be the old Norse terms regin or rọgn ('ruling gods' or 'ruling God') and hildr ('Battle', ' Schlacht') back. The German first name Priyanka could be ragina from the roots * (reconstructed urgermanischer expression for ' counsel, 'Resolution') and hiltia (German for 'fighting') derive.
ReinhildeRagnhild is a feminine given name. Ragnhild can be the old Norse terms regin or rọgn ('ruling gods' or 'ruling God') and hildr ('Battle', ' Schlacht') back. The German first name Priyanka could be ragina from the roots * (reconstructed urgermanischer expression for ' counsel, 'Resolution') and hiltia (old high German for 'fighting') derive.
RekhaRekha, is a Sanskrit word, meaning line. It is a common feminine given name in India and Nepal.
RemaldaRemalda is a Lithuanian female name derived from Remald. The male form is Remaldas.
RemediosRemedios is a feminine given name.
RemigijaRemigija is a Lithuanian female name (derived from Remigius). The male form is Remigijus.
RenaeRenae is female name occurring particularly in the United States and an English variant of Renée.
RenataRenata is an Italian, Polish, Spanish and Portuguese feminine given name. See Renatus.
RenateRenate is a feminine given name.
RenátaRenata is a Hungarian female given name.
RenéeRenée (often spelled without the accent in non-French speaking countries) is a French feminine given name.
ReseRese is a feminine given name.
ReselResel is a feminine given name.
ReyhanReyhan (Arabic: ريحان, Hebrew: ריחן, meaning "aromatic plants", "basil" and/or "myrtle", also spelled as Rayhan, Rayhaan, Raihan, Raihaan, Rehan, or Rihan), may refer to:
RhiannonRhiannon is a Welsh given name (pronounced [ree-an-non]) and may refer to:
RhonaRhona is the name of:
RhondaRhonda is a female given name in the English-speaking world. For the first time in use as a given name he came in the 20th century. It probably comes from the Welsh.
RiaRia is a feminine given name.
RicardaRicarda is a female given name, the Spanish form of Terri and a derivation of the masculine given name Richard. In old high German, it has the meaning: bold, powerful, strong, hard.
RichaRicha (Rucha) refers to a shloka (couplet) or mantra, usually two to four sentences long, found in the Sanskrit religious scriptures, the Vedas. The etymological origin of Richa is the Sanskrit word, ric, which means to praise. Richa, is therefore, one ric after the other. Other meanings of ric are splendour, worship, a hymn. Richa can also refer to a verbal composition of celestial sounds called "Shrutis". The Gayatri Mantra is a Richa as well. Richa means " aphorism of rig veda".
RichenzaRichenza is women's first name. It is Polish name of the Icelandic origin (Rikissa). Rikissa is an Old Icelandic name Rixa meaning wealthy.
RichhildeRichhilde is an old German feminine given name.
RichmodisRichmodis is a Germanic/old high German female as well as male first name.
RieRie (利恵, りえ, リエ?) is a feminine Japanese given name. It is also a surname and a short given name for Maria or Hendrika. Notable people with the name include:
RiekeRieke is a feminine given name.
RiekoRieko (りえこ, リエコ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
RiffatRiffat is a common Muslim name for child which is given to a Female also given to a male like Rif of Rifah . Riffat is also given to a Hindu sometimes.The meaning of the name Riffat is High,High Rank or Superiority.Arabic : رفات,Bangla : রিফ্ফাত,Urdu : رافت,Hindi : रिफात. Rifat is not regularly used as a baby name for Girl. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
RikeRike is a feminine given name.
RikkeRikke is a Danish female given name.
RimRim is a feminine given name.
RimaRima is a feminine given name.
RimantėA Lithuanian female given name is derived from ramus Rimantė, (meaning "quiet").
RinaRina is a feminine given name with multiple origins. It may be a shortened familiar version of the names Irina, Irena, Irene, Regina, Zarinah, Sarena, Karina, Serena, Sabrina, Darina or others. It is also a feminine name in the Sanskrit language meaning "melted" or "dissolved", and is also a Hebrew name meaning "song; joy". The name Rina is also a Russian hypocoristic for Ekaterina and is a feminine given name of Japanese origins, where it was proportionately used the most in the twentieth century.
RionaRiona is a female Irish given name.
RisleneRislene is a feminine given name.
RitaRita is a common female first name, often a name in its own right, but mostly a shortened version of Margarita. The following are notable people with the name Rita.
RitsukoRitsuko (written: 律子, りつ子 or リツ子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
RitwikRitwik is an Hindu masculine given name from the Indian subcontinent. In Sanskrit, the word ṛtvik is the nominative case of the noun ṛtvij "seasonal sacrificer". The female form of the name is Ritwija, from Sanskrit ṛtvijā.
RobertaRoberta is a feminine given name.
RocíoRocío is a Spanish female name, literally meaning "dew"
RochelleRochelle is a female given name in the English-speaking world. It derives from the French city of La Rochelle. In the 1930s, the name in the United States by actress Rochelle Hudson achieved a certain popularity.
RocioRocio is a feminine given name.
RokiaRokia is a feminine given name.
RomanaRomana is female given name. From the Late Latin name Romanus which meant Roman. Feminine form from Romanus. Pronounced raw-mah-nah.
RomaneRomane is a feminine given name.
RominaRomina is a feminine given name of Italian origin. Notable people with the name include:
RomualdaRomualda is a Lithuanian female name derived from Romuald. The male form is Romualdas.
RonjaRonja is a feminine given name in use largely in Scandinavian countries. It was created by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren for her 1981 children's book Ronja Rövardotter. Ronja is also a Russian pet form of Veronika, but very few people were given this name in Scandinavian countries prior to 1981.
RoryRory (Irish: Ruairí; Scottish Gaelic: Ruairidh ) is a Goidelic personal name in anglicised form, common to the Irish, Highland Scots and their diasporas. The meaning of the name is "red king," from ruadh (ie - red-coloured hair or complexion, foxes, etc.) and rígh (ie - king).
RosaRosa is a given name, especially in the Portuguese, Italian and Spanish languages.
RosaleenRosaleen is an Irish female first name. It is an Anglicized version of the Irish name Róisín, the diminutive of "rose" in the Irish language; it therefore means "little rose". It has use in Ireland since the 16th century, possibly popularised by Rosaline in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
RosaliaRosalia is a feminine given name of Latin origin meaning "rose" and was the name of an early saint Saint Rosalia. In Latin, the Rosalia was a festival of roses celebrated variously throughout the Roman Empire.
RosalieRosalie is a feminine given name.
RosannaRosanna is a feminine given name.
RosanneRosanna or Rosanne is a feminine given name. Rosanna is of Italian origin, which is formed as a twin name from the given name Rosa and Anna.
RoseRose is a given female name. It is a late Latin name derived from rosa, meaning "rose". Nicknames are Rosa, Rosalie, Rosina, Rosaria, Rosie. Similar names are Rosanna, Roseanne, Rosamunde.
RoselineRoseline is a feminine given name.
RosellaRosella is a feminine given name.
RosemaryRosemary is a feminine given name.
RoswitaRoswitha is an old German feminine given name. The female first name Roswitha has its origins in old high German and Germanic. He can be in the components of "hroud" and "swiths" break down. "hroud" means as much as glory in old high German and "swiths" stands for strong. Thus, Roswitha becomes the Ruhmesstarken, which is strong in the glory.
RoswithaRoswitha is a feminine given name.
RotraudJeremy is a German female given name.
RoweenRoween is a feminine given name.
RowenaRowena is a feminine given name.
RoyaRoya is a feminine given name.
RozaliaRosalia or Rosalie is a feminine given name. In Christianity, the name is 'the Rosenhafte' interpreted as a honorary title of Mary, mother of Jesus, or as a derivative of Kim 'Rosary' as Latin and related to the feast. 1630, the name with the inclusion of the Sicilian Saint Rosalia Sinibaldi (12th century) in the Roman calendar of Saints is popular. In the German-speaking countries, the name is - the Rosalia is a typical of the Counter-Reformation – in the course of the Middle modern times Saint as Saint of the plague.
RozáliaRozalia is a Hungarian female given name.
RozsaRózsa is a Hungarian female given name and family name, derived from the Latin Rosa.
RužaRuža is a South Slavic feminine given name, cognate of the name Rose. Its diminutive form is Ružica.
RuženaRužena is a feminine given name, meaning Rose. Other forms are Růžena, Rosa, Rosalie, Rosita, or Rosalia. Nicknames are Růže, Růženka, or Ružička. The name days are 13 March (Czech: Růžena, Rosalie), 30 August (Slovak: Ružena), and 4 September (Czech: Rozalia). The ecclesiastical name day is in August 23.
RužicaRužica is a Serbo-Croatian feminine given name, a diminutive of Ruža (Rose), cognate of Rosie.
RuiRui is a stand-alone Portuguese short form of the male given name Rodrigo is a variation of Ruy. Rui also occurs among other things as a male and female Chinese given name.
RukminiRukmini (Sanskrit रूक्मिणी, Rūkmiṇī) is a feminine given name of Indian origin and means "the Golden one". Rukmini is one of the epithets of the goddess Lakshmi.
RumiRumi (るみ, ルミ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
RumikoRumiko is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
RuqayyaRuqayya (Arabic: رقيّة) (also spelled Ruqaiya, Ruqayyah, Ruqaiyyah, Ruqaya etc.) is an Arabic female given name meaning "rise, ascent, ascending", "chant or recite Divine Words". It is derived either from Arabic رقى (ruqia) meaning "rise, ascent" or from رقية (ruqyah) meaning "spell, charm, incantation". It also means "enchanting, bewitching or of being armed against sorcery". Ruqayyah is the name a daughter of the Islamic prophet Mohammad.
RuriRuri (瑠璃, るり, ルリ?) is a Japanese word meaning lapis lazuli and is also a feminine Japanese given name.
RurikoRuriko (written: ルリ子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
RutRut is both a surname and a feminine German given name. Notable people with the name include:
RuthRuth is a feminine given name.
RyōkaRyōka, Ryoka or Ryouka (written: 涼香) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
RyokoRyōko or Ryouko is a Japanese female given name. The meanings of Ryoko vary depending on which kanji is used to write the name.
In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.
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