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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.

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.
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.
Ramya (hindi : रम्या) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "beautiful" and "delightful".
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.
Rashami (hindi: रश्मि) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means "sunshine".
Rati is the goddess of passion and lust in Hinduism.
Rekha, is a Sanskrit word, meaning line. It is a common feminine given name in India and Nepal.
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".
Rita is a female given name and comes from the Indian.
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.

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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