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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.

Raphael is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is Healer" or "God has Healed" (רפאל). Depending on the language (first popularly used in France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal) it can be spelled either Raphael, Raphaël, Rafael, Raffael, Raffaele, or Refael. The French equivalent is Raphaël.
Raul, Raúl and Raül are the Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Catalan forms of the Anglo-Germanic given name Ralph. They are cognates of the French Raoul.
Ricardo is the Portuguese, Spanish cognate of the name Richard. Therefore, the name means "Powerful/Great Leader".
Rico is a male given name and family name. The adjective rico means in Spanish relating to such infants also sweet, cute rich, but also rich, tasty.
Rodolfo is a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Rolando is a Spanish, Italian and Portuguese variant of Roland. The name appears most frequently as a Spanish given name. It originates from the ancient meaning of "Famous throughout the land". Its presence is said to be from Spain, however it has also been used in Italy, sometimes as a surname. Similar names would be Roland.
Rosendo is a Spanish male given name. The name comes from St. Rudesind, San Rosendo, in Spanish (907-977) who was administrating as Bishop of Iria Flavia at the time of Rodrigo Velázquez. Places named after the saint include San Rosendo a town in Chile.
Rogelio is a masculine Spanish given name. Notable people with the name include:

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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Note: With an international list of names it can occur that some first names are identical to label names. Hereby we point out that all used marks are property of their respective owners.