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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.

Raja is a common given name and a surname.
Ram is a masculine given name. In South Asia it is a variant of Rama. Notable persons with the name include:
Raj (Hindi: राज) in different contexts means "rule", "king", "ruler", "emperor" or "royalty" in the Sanskrit language families of the Indian sub-continent including in Romanes, its closest Indo-European relative. Also, Raj is a Polish and Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian word meaning "paradise" or "heaven".
Ramesh is a common Hindu name. Ramesh means "Preserver" or "the One who Saves from Danger". would refer to Lord Vishnu. In Persian, "Ramesh" is derived from Pahlavi origin "Ramishn", meaning "Happiness".
Randhir is a common Indian male name.
Ranganath is one of the Indian names, based on the faith on Hindu deity Lord Ranganatha, and may refer to:
Ravinder is an Indian name composed of two names, Ravi (the sun) and Indra (the King of Gods). Ravinder = Ravi + Indra=ravindra Ravinder = The Sun, King of Gods
Ravish may refer to
Rinjish is an Indian first name.it is similar to Urdu word Renjish. this name is rarely used in southern India. 'Rin' depicts the brightness and 'Jish' as a common suffix used in those areas.
Rohit (Devanagri: रोहित), pronounced [ˈroːɦɪt̪]) is a given name, typically male, used among Indian people. It is also used in some parts of Nepal. It is mostly used by Jains, Hindus, and Sikhs.
Rajesh (Rajeshwer) is a popular Nepalese and Indian name. It originates from the word Raja, which means king and Eshwar, or the ultimate power. The complete word is Rajesh (Rajeshwer). The meaning of Rajesh is "the ultimate god, who is the God of Kings".[citation needed]
Rahul, a popular male name in India, has a variety of meanings. The earliest meaning found in the Upanishads is "conqueror of all miseries". Rahul also means "traveler" in Arabic. Buddha's son was also called Rahul, meaning "relation". Another meaning of Rahul is "offspring of lightning".
Rajendra is popular Hindu given name. It is derived from the Sanskrit rājendra 'lord of kings', 'supreme sovereign', which is a compound of the words rāja 'king' and indra 'supreme'.
Rajiv (Hindi: राजीव) is a popular Indian male name, also spelt Rajeev or Rajib. in Hindu texts. In Ramayana, Lord Rama is also referred as "Rajiv Lochan", meaning "one whose eyes are like lotus flowers". It also referred as a quality of the flower lotus. It is said that lotus flower though grown in mud water doesn't accumulate the mud particles onto it such is the quality being described rajiv. Today, in several Indian languages, including Hindi, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, and Kannada the word refers to "lotus flower" (Nelumbo nucifera).
Ravi (Hindi: रवि) is an Indian male given 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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