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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.

Raymond is a male given name. It was borrowed into English from French (older French spellings were Reimund and Raimund, whereas the modern English and French spellings are identical). It originated as the Germanic Raginmund or Reginmund. "Ragin" (Old German) and "regin" (Gothic) meant "counsel." The Old High German "mund" originally meant "hand," but came to mean "protection." This etymology suggests that the name originated in the Early Middle Ages, possibly from Latin.
Renaud is a masculine given name and a family name. The name is a French form of the given name Reginald.
The name Rainier (/rəˈnɪər/ or /reɪˈnɪər/; French: [ʁɛˈnje], a French form of Rainer) may refer to
Rémy, Remy, Rémi or Remi is a name of French origin, and is associated with the Latin name Remigius. People with the name Remy include:
Rémy also Rémi, is a French masculine given name and a family name. In the Anglo-Saxon given name without accent aigu Remi or Remy is mostly in the male form, sometimes mistakenly also used female first name.
Regis is a masculine given name of French, means "one who governs, Director." It is originally a French name of lunch, as Regissier, Regisser, in very rare cases, the genitive of the word last name of Regis can represent Latin Rex "King". Following the canonization by Pope Clement XII, a Jesuit missionary of Jean-François Régis in 1734 a name become, 16 June celebrating it.

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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