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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.


Rabea
Nicole is a feminine given name. The name comes from Hebrew and means girl. Nicole means "Spring" in Arabic. Name day is 7 February.
Rabia
Rabia is the transliteration to mainly two different Arabic words written differently in Arabic text and properly transliterated differently:
Rachel
Rachel (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.
Rachel
Rachel 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. Rachel Corri
Rachid
Rachid (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.
Rachida
Rachid (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.
Rada
Rada is a feminine given name.
Radana
Radana 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.
Radasta
Wheel ASTA is a Lithuanian feminine name.
Radegundis
Radka
Radka 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.
Radmila
Radmila 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").
Radvilė
Radvilė is a Lithuanian female name derived from Radvila. The male form is Radvilas.
Raffaella
Raffaella is an Italian female name taken from the male name Rafael, meaning "god has healed"
Ragna
Haruka 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".
Ragnhild
Ragnhild is a feminine given name.
Ráhel
Rachel is a Hungarian female given name.
Rahima
Rahima (Arabic: رائحمہ‎‎) is a female Arabic given name meaning "kind or compassionate". It may refer to:
Rahmatoullah
Rahma (RaHmatu llah) is an Arabic name, women in General.
Raissa
Rajana
Rita is a female given name and comes from the Indian.
Raminta
Raminta is a Lithuanian feminine given name. There is also possible masculine form Ramintas.
Ramona
Ramona 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.
Ramóna
Ramona is a Hungarian female given name.
Ramunė
Yung is a Lithuanian female given name, derived from ramunė, 'Chamomile'. The male form is Ramunius.
Ramutė
A Lithuanian female given name is derived from ramus, John (quietly). The male form is Ramutis.
Ramya
Ramya (hindi : रम्या) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "beautiful" and "delightful".
Ran
Ran, RaN and ran may refer to:
Rana
Rana 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.
Randi
Randi 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.
Randy
Randy 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.
Rani
Rani (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.
Rania
Raphaëlle
Raquel
Raquel is a Portuguese and Spanish variation of the name Rachel.
Rasa
Rasa is a Lithuanian female name derived from rasa, (or Tau). The male form is Rasius. In addition, Rasa is an Indian male name.
Rashida
Rashida is a female given name. Notable people with the name include:
Rashmi
Rashami (hindi: रश्मि) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "sunshine".
Rati
Rati is the goddess of passion and lust in Hinduism.
Rauthgundis
Devaraj 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.
Raven
Raven /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.
Rebecca
Rebecka
Rebecka is the Swedish form of female name Rebecca.
Rebekka
Reem
Reem (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:
Reena
Regina
Reglindis
Regula
Regula is a feminine given name.


Reika
Reika (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.
Reiko
Reiko (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:
Reinhild
Ragnhild 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.
Reinhilde
Ragnhild 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.
Réka
Réka 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."
Rekha
Rekha, is a Sanskrit word, meaning line. It is a common feminine given name in India and Nepal.
Remalda
Remalda is a Lithuanian female name derived from Remald. The male form is Remaldas.
Remedios
Remedios is a feminine given name.
Remigija
Remigija is a Lithuanian female name (derived from Remigius). The male form is Remigijus.
Rena
Renae
Renae is female name occurring particularly in the United States and an English variant of Renée.
Renan
Renata
Renata is an Italian, Polish, Spanish and Portuguese feminine given name. See Renatus.
Renáta
Renata is a Hungarian female given name.
Renate
Renate is a feminine given name.
Renée
Renée (often spelled without the accent in non-French speaking countries) is a French feminine given name.
Rese
Rese is a feminine given name.
Resel
Resel is a feminine given name.
Reyhan
Reyhan (Arabic: ريحان, Hebrew: ריחן, meaning "aromatic plants", "basil" and/or "myrtle", also spelled as Rayhan, Rayhaan, Raihan, Raihaan, Rehan, or Rihan), may refer to:
Rhiannon
Rhiannon is a Welsh given name (pronounced [ree-an-non]) and may refer to:
Rhona
Rhona is the name of:
Rhonda
Rhonda 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.
Ria
Ria is a feminine given name.
Ricarda
Ricarda 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.
Richa
Richa (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".
Richenza
Richenza is women's first name. It is Polish name of the Icelandic origin (Rikissa). Rikissa is an Old Icelandic name Rixa meaning wealthy.
Richhilde
Richhilde is an old German feminine given name.
Richmodis
Richmodis is a Germanic/old high German female as well as male first name.
Richmunda
Ricky
Rie
Rie (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:
Rieke
Rieke is a feminine given name.
Rieko
Rieko (りえこ, リエコ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Riffat
Riffat 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.
Rigmor
Riho
Rika
Rike
Rike is a feminine given name.
Rikke
Rikke is a Danish female given name.
Riley
Rim
Rim is a feminine given name.
Rima
Rima is a feminine given name.
Rimantė
A Lithuanian female given name is derived from ramus Rimantė, (meaning "quiet").
Rina
Rina 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.
Rinko
Riona
Riona is a female Irish given name.
Rislene
Rislene is a feminine given name.
Rita
Rita 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.
Ritsuko
Ritsuko (written: 律子, りつ子 or リツ子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ritwik
Ritwik 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.


Roberta
Roberta is a feminine given name.
Robin
Rochelle
Rochelle 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.
Rocio
Rocio is a feminine given name.
Rocío
Rocío is a Spanish female name, literally meaning "dew"
Róisín
Róisín (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.
Roj
Rokia
Rokia is a feminine given name.
Romana
Romana is female given name. From the Late Latin name Romanus which meant Roman. Feminine form from Romanus. Pronounced raw-mah-nah.
Romane
Romane is a feminine given name.
Romilda
Romina
Romina is a feminine given name of Italian origin. Notable people with the name include:
Romualda
Romualda is a Lithuanian female name derived from Romuald. The male form is Romualdas.
Romy
Ronja
Ronja 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.
Rory
Rory (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).
Rosa
Rosa is a given name, especially in the Portuguese, Italian and Spanish languages.
Rosaleen
Rosaleen 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.
Rosalia
Rosalia 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.
Rosalie
Rosalie is a feminine given name.
Rosalind
Rosalinde
Rosalinde is a feminine given name.
Rosamund
Rosamunde
Rosamunde is a feminine given name.
Rosanna
Rosanna is a feminine given name.
Rosanne
Rosanna 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.
Rosaria
Rose
Rose 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.
Roseline
Roseline is a feminine given name.
Rosella
Rosella is a feminine given name.
Rosemarie
Rosemary
Rosemary is a feminine given name.
Rosie
Rosina
Rosine
Rosmarie
Roswita
Roswitha 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.
Roswitha
Roswitha is a feminine given name.
Rotraud
Jeremy is a German female given name.
Rotraut
Roween
Roween is a feminine given name.
Rowena
Rowena is a feminine given name.
Roxana
Roxane
Roxane may be:
Roxanne
Roya
Roya is a feminine given name.
Róža
Sorbian Róža (IPA: rʊʒa, ʀʊʒa), or Polish Róża (IPA: ruʒa), is a female given name. It is the Polish-Sorbian form of the name Rosa.
Rozalia
Rosalia 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.
Rozália
Rozalia is a Hungarian female given name.
Rozsa
Rózsa is a Hungarian female given name and family name, derived from the Latin Rosa.


Rózsa
Rózsa 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:
Rudolfine
Rui
Rui 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.
Rukmini
Rukmini (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.
Rumi
Rumi (るみ, ルミ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Rumiko
Rumiko is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Runa
Ruqayya
Ruqayya (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.
Ruri
Ruri (瑠璃, るり, ルリ?) is a Japanese word meaning lapis lazuli and is also a feminine Japanese given name.
Ruriko
Ruriko (written: ルリ子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ruslana
Rut
Rut is both a surname and a feminine German given name. Notable people with the name include:
Rūta
Rūta is a Lithuanian and Latvian female name derived from Ruth. The Lithuanian meaning is still rūta (GER. "diamonds").
Ruth
Ruth is a feminine given name.
Ruth
Ruxandra
Ruža
Ruža is a South Slavic feminine given name, cognate of the name Rose. Its diminutive form is Ružica.
Ružena
Ružena 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.
Růžena
Ružica
Ružica is a Serbo-Croatian feminine given name, a diminutive of Ruža (Rose), cognate of Rosie.
Ryōka
Ryōka, Ryoka or Ryouka (written: 涼香) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ryoko
Ryōko or Ryouko is a Japanese female given name. The meanings of Ryoko vary depending on which kanji is used to write the name.





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