Boy Names Start With R

Name Origin meaning Popularname
RAADArabic RAD thunder. -----
RABBUAssyrian The Mighty. -----
RABIArabic spring. -----
RAB IZAssyrian a class of evil spirits or demons.-----
RAB SAKIAssyrian Chief Saki. -----
RAB SARISAssyrian the chief of the eunuchs. -----
RAB SUNAAssyrian general of the troops of Khitasira. -----
RACAAramaic fool. -----
RACHIMAramaic compassion. -----
RADULFAnglo Saxon red or counsel wolf. -----
RAEDWULFAnglo Saxon red or counsel wolf. -----
RAFIQArabic friend helper kind merciful. -----
RAGENALDAnglo Saxon power of judgment. -----
RAHATArabicease repose quiet.-----
RAHEEMArabic merciful. -----
RAHIMArabic merciful. -----
RAHIMAramaic compassion. -----
RAHMANArabic the merciful. -----
RAISArabic chief. -----
RAJAArabic hope prayer supplication.-----
RAKAAramaic fool. -----
RAMENAssyrian Ether. -----
RAMLAAfrican predictor of the future. -----
RAMMANAssyrian a storm god thunderer. -----
RANDULFAnglo Saxon house wolf. -----
RANULFAnglo Saxon house wolf. -----
RASHADArabic rightly guided. -----
RASHEEDArabic rightly guided. -----
RASHIDArabic rightly guided. -----
RASIMArabic one who investigates. -----
RASSUAHAssyrian a pilot in the reign of Sennacherib. -----
RASULArabic apostle. -----
RAULFAnglo Saxon house wolf. -----
RAYAMArabic an unidentified Himyaritic deity. -----
RAYNARAnglo Saxon warrior of judgment. -----
RAZAramaic secret. -----
RAZAArabic content. -----
RAZMIKArmenian fighter. -----
REFILOEAfrican we are given. -----
REUBENAfrican behold -----
REZARTAlbanian golden ray. -----
RHONGOMYANTArthurian a king Arthurs lance. -----
RHYDDERCHArthurian the exalted champion of the Christian faith. -----
RHYENCEArthurian a giant who trimmed his robe with the beards of 11 kings warrior. -----
RIADArabic garden. -----
RIAZArabic garden. -----
RICEHARDAnglo Saxon hard ruler. -----
RIDAArabic accordance complacence.-----
RIDWANArabic one who satisfies. -----
RIENCEArthurian warrior an enemy of king Arthur. -----
RILINDAlbanian regenerate revive rise. -----
RIMMON NIRARIAssyrian the son of Pudil. -----
RINORAlbanian adolescent youth. -----
RIONArthurian warrior a giant king & enemy of king Arthur. -----
RIVALENArthurian father of Tristan. -----
RIZWANArabic one who satisfies. -----
RODHAArabic an obscure Arabian deity. -----
RBAArabic needs wants. -----
RUDOAfrican love. -----
RUFAROAfrican happiness. -----
RUSAArmenian a king of Armenia. -----
RUTENDOAfrican faith. -----
RYENCEArthurian a giant king of Wales. -----
RAMMANBabyloniana storm god thunderer .-----
RI IS VULBabylonianthe last king of Apirak.-----
RIM AGUBabylonianan early Babylonian king.-----
RIMSINBabylonianthe last king of Larsa.-----
RADKOBulgarianhappy joyful.-----
RADOMIRBulgarian happy peace.-----
RATKOBulgarianhappy joyful.-----
REUNANCeltichairy.-----
RAIChamoru/Chamorroking.-----
RONGChinesehonor glory.-----
RUOLANChineselike an orchid.-----
RADIMIRCroatianhappy peace.-----
RADKOCroatianhappy joyful.-----
RADOCroatianhappy.-----
RATKOCroatianhappy joyful.-----
RADEKCzechhappy.-----
RADIMCzechhappy peace.-----
RADOMILCzechhappy favor.-----
RADOMIRCzechhappy peace.-----
RADOSLAVCzechhappy glory.-----
ROBERTCzechbright fame.-----
ROSTISLAVCzechusurp glory.-----
RADULFDanishhouse wolf.-----
RANDOLFDanishhouse wolf.-----
REGNERDanishfirm judge.-----
RUNIDanisha wild boar.-----
RADBOUDDutchcouncil commander.-----
RASMUSDutchamiable.-----
REINIERDutchwarrior of judgment.-----
REMBRANDTDutchking s sword.-----
RIIKARDDutchstern king.-----
ROELDutchthe country s glory.-----
ROELANDDutchthe country s glory.-----
ROOSEVELTDutchfield of roses.-----
RUDOLFDutchfamous wolf.-----
RUTGERDutchfamous spear.-----
RUUDDutchfamous wolf.-----
REgyptianthe husband of the priestess Isi oer.-----
RIEgyptiana Vth dynasty doctor.-----
RaEgyptianTo Make to Dispose.-----
RA AAH MIN AAEgyptianthe name of an early king.-----
RA AA KHEPEREgyptianthe prenomen of Amenhotep II.-----
Ra aa kheper ka sen buEgyptianthe first prophet or priest of Thothmes I.-----
RAADEgyptianthunder.-----
RA AMENEgyptiana spondist of the god Pthah.-----
RA AMEN EM HAEgyptianthe prenomen of King Amenemha I.-----
RA AMEN MEI NITOEgyptianan early king of Egypt.-----
RA AMEN MERN BAEgyptianthe prenomen of Menepthah I.-----
Ra amen meses nuter hiq anEgyptianthe prenomen of Rameses VI.-----
Ra amen sotep en merEgyptianthe prenomen of Ptolemy Soter I.-----
RA AMEN SU MESESEgyptianthe prenomen of Rameses X.-----
RA APEPIEgyptiananother form of Pepi or Apepi.-----
RA BAKAEgyptianthe surname of Nut mi amen.-----
RABIAHEgyptianborn in the spring.-----
RA EAIEgyptianthe name of an Egyptian gentleman.-----
RA EN HETEgyptiana prenomen of Aahmes or Amasis II.-----
RA EN KAEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA EN KA NEBEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA EN KAUEgyptianthe grandson of Tetet.-----
RA EN MAEgyptiana Sutenrekh and prophet of Hathor.-----
Ra en nito iri en tmeEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA EN SESUREgyptianthe prenomen of the fourth king of the Vth dynasty.-----
RA EN TMEEgyptiana prenomen of Amenemha III.-----
RA EN USEREgyptiana king of Egypt of the Vth dynasty.-----
RA EREgyptianthe father of Uer mu.-----
RA HA HETEgyptianthe husband of the lady Ta kel heb.-----
RA HOTEPEgyptianPeace of Ra.-----
RA KA ANKHEgyptianThe Living Bull of Ra.-----
RA KHA KAEgyptianthe prenomen of Osirtesen III.-----
RA KHA KA U SENBEgyptianthe son of Thoth hotep.-----
RA KHEM SMEN TOTIEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA KHEPERAEgyptianRa the Creator.-----
RA KHEPER KAEgyptiana priest of Osiris.-----
RA KHEPERU ARI MATEgyptianSun of both Worlds making Justice.-----
RA KHEPERU NEBEgyptianthe prenomen of Tut ankh amen.-----
RakherpapuhermaEgyptianthe praenomen of Antef III.-----
RAK HOREgyptiankeeper of the place of the lion of Pthah.-----
RA MA NEBEgyptianthe surname of Amenhotep III.-----
RA MEIEgyptianan early king.-----
RA MEI AMENEgyptianan early king.-----
RA MEI NI OUROEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA MEI PASHTEgyptianan early king.-----
RA MEN ANKHEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA MEN KAEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA MEN KHEPEREgyptianThe Sun establishes his Form.-----
RA MEN TAU NEBEgyptianthe prenomen of an unknown Egyptian king.-----
RA MEN TMEEgyptiana form of the name Menepthah I.-----
RA MEN TO KAEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA MERE NEFEREgyptianthe name of an early king.-----
RA MESEgyptianSon of Ra.-----
RAMESESEgyptianSon of Ra.-----
RA MESES KHAEMEgyptiana son of Rameses III.-----
RAMESES MI AMENEgyptiana son of Rameses III.-----
RA MESES MI ATUMUEgyptiana son of Rameses III.-----
RA MESES MI EN RAEgyptiana son of Rameses II.-----
RA MESES NEKHTEgyptianRameses in Victory.-----
Ra meses set hik hopsefEgyptiana son of Rameses III.-----
RA MES MI AMENEgyptiana XXth dynasty king.-----
RA MES SUEgyptianthe TRUE form of Rameses.-----
RA NA NITOEgyptiana prenomen of Amen hotep II.-----
RA NEB KRUEgyptianthe prenomen of Mentu hotep II.-----
RA NEB NEMEgyptianthe prenomen of an unknown XIth dynasty king.-----
RA NEB NITOEgyptianAmen tu ankh.-----
RA NEB PEHEgyptianthe prenomen of Aahmes I.-----
RA NEFEREgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA NEFER ABEgyptianthe father of Philotera her sankh.-----
Ra nefer ka sotep en raEgyptiana title or prenomen of Rameses IX.-----
RA NEFER NITOEgyptianan early king.-----
RA NOUB HOTEPEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA N SENBEgyptianthe name of a renowned archer.-----
RANUBKHEPEREgyptianthe praenomen of Antef IV.-----
RA PIOSESEgyptiana XIXth dynasty Egyptian king.-----
Ra saa ka nekht kheperuEgyptianthe prenomen of a XVIIIth dynasty king.-----
RA S ANKHEgyptiana priest of Horus.-----
RA S AN KH KAEgyptiana XIth dynasty Egyptian monarch.-----
RA SEBEK NEFRUEgyptianNeferu.-----
RA SENBEgyptiana son of Tuba.-----
Ra sha a kheper s nabEgyptiana schoolmaster of Heliopolis.-----
RA SHA ANKHEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RASHAKENEgyptianthe sacerdotal or divine name of Osirtesen III.-----
RA SHA KEU ASYCHISEgyptianOsirtesen I.-----
RA S HOTEP ABEgyptiana priest of Pthah.-----
Ra s hotep ab ankh netemEgyptiana priest of Pthah.-----
RA S HOTEP AB SENBEgyptianthe son of Senb.-----
RA S HOTEP HETEgyptiana form of the prenomen of Amenemha I.-----
RA S KHEM KAEgyptiana grandson of Tete.-----
Ra skh het sotep en amenEgyptiana prenomen of Amyrtaeus.-----
RATAMSEgyptiana mystical deity of the Ritual of the Dead.-----
RA THERISEgyptianthe successor of king Mencheres.-----
RA THOSEgyptianthe name of an XVIIIth dynasty king.-----
RA THOURESEgyptianRa en user.-----
RA TMETOEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA TO KEREgyptiana son of Fai horouser.-----
RA TO MENEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
RA TO NEBEgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
Ra tser kheper u sotep en raEgyptianthe sacred title of Horus Haremhebi.-----
RA UA HABEgyptianOuahabra.-----
REgyptianTo Make to Dispose.-----
REBUEgyptiana mystical divinity.-----
REHUEgyptiangood and evil personified.-----
REKH KHET SAEgyptianKnowing the Things of Books.-----
REKH MARAEgyptiana doctor and prophet or priest of Ma.-----
REREEgyptianthe son of Bakaa.-----
RESEPHEgyptianflame lightning.-----
RES SEN BAEgyptianan Egyptian gentleman related to Ra n senb.-----
RHAMPSINITUSEgyptianRameses III.-----
RHAMSCHOSIEgyptianthe name of an Egyptian gentleman.-----
RHOTAMENTIEgyptian Judge in Amenti a title of Osiris.-----
RIAZEgyptiangarden.-----
RIE AEIEgyptiana grand priest of Pthah.-----
RIEIEgyptianan overseer of the Royal House.-----
RIMESEgyptianan overseer of the bulls of Amen.-----
ROIEgyptiana high priest of Amen.-----
ROMAEgyptiana priest of Pthah.-----
RUAEgyptiana XXVIth dynasty state functionary.-----
RUBIEgyptiana mystical person in the CIVth chapter of the Ritual of the Dead.-----
RUHAKEgyptiana mystical snake in the seventh abode of Hades.-----
RUTAEgyptiana mystical title of Amen Ra.-----
RUT AMENEgyptiana king of Egypt of the XXVth dynasty.-----
RUTA SA SHA KAEgyptiana mystical title of Amen Ra.-----
RADCLIFFEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements read red and clif cliff, slope, riverbank, hence red cliff.-----
RADCLYFFEEnglishVariant spelling of English Radcliff meaning red cliff.-----
RADLEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of a place composed of the Old English elements read red and leah clearing, meadow, hence red meadow.-----
RAEEnglishVariant spelling of English Ray meaning wise protector.-----
RAFEEnglishMedieval form of English Ralph meaning wise wolf.-----
RAINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a German short form of various names containing the element ragin advice counsel hence wise. Compare with feminine Rain.-----
RAINARDEnglishVariant spelling of English Reynard meaning wise ruler.-----
RALEIGHEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of a place in Devon composed of the Old English elements read red and leah clearing, meadow, hence red meadow.-----
RALPHEnglishEnglish form of Norman French Raulf meaning wise wolf.-----
RALPHIEEnglishPet form of English Ralph meaning wise wolf.-----
RAMAAnglicizedEnglishform of Greek Rhama Hebrew Ramah meaning a lofty place. In the bible this is the name of many places including a place of battle between Israel and Syria and the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin. Compare with another form of Rama.-----
RANALDEnglishScottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Raghnall meaning wise ruler.-----
RANDALEnglishMedieval form of English Randolf meaning shield wolf.-----
RANDALLEnglishVariant spelling of English Randal meaning shield wolf.-----
RANDELLEnglishVariant spelling of English Randal meaning shield wolf.-----
RANDOLFVariantEnglishspelling of Middle English Randulf meaning shield wolf. Compare with other forms of Randolf.-----
RANDOLPHEnglishModern English form of Middle English Randolf meaning shield wolf.-----
RANDULFEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Randwulf meaning shield wolf.-----
RANDYEnglishPet form of English Randall and Randolph both meaning shield wolf. Compare with feminine Randy.-----
RASHAUNEnglishElaborated form of English Shaun meaning God is gracious.-----
RASHAWNEnglishElaborated form of English Shawn meaning God is gracious.-----
RASTUSEnglishShort form of Latin Erastus meaning beloved.-----
RAVENEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the bird name raven from Old English hrfn so called from the harsh sounds it makes.-----
RAYEnglishShort form of English Raymond meaning wise protector.-----
RAYMONDEnglishEnglish form of Old French Raimund meaning wise protector.-----
RAYMUNDEnglishVariant spelling of English Raymond meaning wise protector.-----
RAYNARDEnglishVariant spelling of English Reynard meaning wise and strong.-----
RAYNEREnglishEnglish form of German Rainer meaning wise warrior.-----
READEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from an Old English byname Red meaning red headed or ruddy complexioned.-----
REAGANEnglishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Riagain descendant of Riagan, hence furious, impulsive.-----
REARDENEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rordan meaning little poet king.-----
REDEnglishOld English byname transferred to forename use derived from the word read red hence red headed ruddy complexioned.-----
REDDEnglishVariant spelling of English Red meaning red headed ruddy complexioned.-----
REDMONDEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Reamann meaning wise protector.-----
REDMUNDEnglishVariant spelling of English Redmond meaning wise protector.-----
REECEEnglishVariant spelling of English Reese meaning ardor, heat of passion.-----
REEDEnglishVariant spelling of English Read meaning red headed ruddy complexioned.-----
REESEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Rhys meaning ardor, heat of passion.-----
REESEEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Rhys meaning ardor, heat of passion.-----
REGEnglishShort form of English Reginald meaning wise ruler.-----
REGGIEEnglishPet form of English Reginald meaning wise ruler.-----
REGINALDEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Reginaldus meaning wise ruler.-----
REGINOLDEnglishVariant spelling of English Reginald meaning wise ruler.-----
REHOBOAMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Rechabam meaning who enlarges the people. In the bible this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon who governed the kingdom of Judah.-----
REIDEnglishVariant spelling of English Read meaning red headed ruddy complexioned.-----
REILLYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Riley meaning rye clearing.-----
REUBENEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Rhouben Hebrew Reuwben meaning behold, a son In the bible this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.-----
REUBHENEnglishVariant spelling of English Reuben meaning behold a son -----
REUELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Ruwel meaning friend of God. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness harmony and justice he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6 9 11 and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu and in Sumerian texts as Rig.-----
REXEnglish19th century English name derived from Latin rex meaning king.-----
REYNARDEnglishEnglish form of Norman French Reynaud meaning wise ruler.-----
RHETTEnglishAmerican English surname transferred to forename use derived from Dutch de Raedt from Middle Dutch raet meaning advice.-----
RICHEnglishShort form of English Richard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICHARDEnglishEnglish form of Norman French Richaud meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICHIEEnglishPet form of English Richard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICKPetEnglishform of English Richard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICKEYEnglishVariant spelling of English Ricky meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICKIEnglishVariant spelling of English Rickie meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICKIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Ricky meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICKYEnglishPet form of English Richard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RIDLEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements hreod reeds and leah clearing, meadow, hence reed meadow.-----
RIELEnglishShort form of English Gabriel meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
RIGBYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements hryggr ridge and byr farm, settlement, hence ridge settlement.-----
RIKEnglishVariant spelling of English Rick meaning powerful ruler.-----
RIKKIEnglishVariant spelling of English Ricky meaning powerful ruler.-----
RILEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements ryge rye and leah clearing, meadow, hence rye meadow.-----
RIMMONAnglicizedEnglishform of Hebrew Rimmown meaning pomegranate. In the bible this is the name of several places the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth.-----
RIMONEnglishUnisex form of English Rimmon meaning pomegranate.-----
RIOEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the Spanish word for river.-----
RIORDANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rordan meaning little poet king.-----
RIPLEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements ripel strip of land and leah clearing, meadow, hence cleared strip of land.-----
RITCHIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Richie meaning powerful ruler.-----
ROBEnglishShort form of English Robert meaning bright fame.-----
ROBBIEEnglishUnisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta meaning bright fame.-----
ROBBYEnglishPet form of English Robert meaning bright fame.-----
ROBERTEnglishEnglishform of Anglo Saxon Hreodbeorht meaning bright fame. Compare with another form of Robert.-----
ROBINUnisexEnglishpet form of English Robert and Roberta meaning bright fame. This name is also sometimes given as a bird name.-----
ROCKYEnglishOriginally a byname for a tough guy this name was used by the boxing champion Rocky Marciano as an English form of his Italian name Rocco rest, which he felt would be more suitable as a name for a fighter.-----
RODEnglishShort form of English Roderick famous power and Rodney Hroda s fen/island.-----
RODDYEnglishPet form of English Roderick meaning famous power, red king, or reddish brown. Also used as a pet form of many other names beginning with Rod .-----
RODERICEnglishVariant spelling of English Roderick meaning famous power.-----
RODERICKEnglish1 Anglicized form of Old Welsh Rhydderch meaning reddish brown.-----
RODGEEnglishShort form of English Rodger meaning famous spear.-----
RODGERVariantEnglishspelling of English Roger meaning famous spear. Compare with another form of Rodger.-----
RODNEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name composed of the Germanic name Hroda and the word eg fen, island, hence Hroda s fen/island.-----
ROGEREnglishNorman English form of Anglo Saxon Hroogar meaning famous spear.-----
ROHANAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Ruadhan meaning little red one. Compare with another form of Rohan.-----
ROLFContractedEnglishform of Old High German Hrodwulf meaning famous wolf. This name came into Middle English use via the Normans. Compare with other forms of Rolf.-----
ROLLANDEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Norman French Roland meaning famous land.-----
ROLLOPetEnglishform of English Rolland meaning famous land. Compare with another form of Rollo.-----
ROLLYEnglishPet form of English Rolland meaning famous land.-----
ROLOEnglishVariant spelling of English Rollo meaning famous land.-----
ROLYEnglishVariant spelling of English Rolly meaning famous land.-----
ROMANEnglishEnglishname derived from Latin Romanus meaning Roman. Compare with other forms of Roman.-----
RONShortEnglishform of English/Scottish Ronald meaning wise ruler. Compare with another form of Ron.-----
RONALDEnglishEnglish and Scottish name derived from Old Norse Rognvaldr meaning wise ruler.-----
RONNIEEnglishPet form of English/Scottish Ronald meaning wise ruler.Compare with feminine Ronnie.-----
RONNYEnglishVariant spelling of English/Scottish Ronnie meaning wise ruler.-----
RORIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Rory meaning red king.-----
RORYEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruairi meaning red king.-----
ROSCOEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements ra roe deer and skogr copse, wood, hence roe deer wood.-----
ROSSEnglishScottish surname transferred to forename use derived from the Gaelic word ros meaning headland, promontory.-----
ROWANEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruadhan meaning little red one.Compare with feminine Rowan.-----
ROWLANDEnglishMedieval English form of Norman French Roland meaning famous land.-----
ROWLEYEnglishPet form of English Rowland meaning famous land.-----
ROYCompareEnglishwith another form of Roy.1. Short form of English Royal king or Royle rye hill.-----
ROYALEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word from Latin regalis meaning king.-----
ROYALEEnglishVariant spelling of English Royal meaning king.-----
ROYCEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the medieval feminine name Royse which is probably a horse related name.-----
ROYLEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements ryge rye and hyll hill, hence rye hill.-----
ROYSTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name known in the Middle Ages as settlement of Royce.-----
RUBEEnglishPet form of English Reuben meaning behold, a son -----
RUBYEnglishPet form of English Reuben meaning behold, a son. Compare with feminine Ruby.-----
RUDOLPHEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Rudolphus meaning famous wolf.-----
RUDYEnglishPet form of English Rudolph meaning famous wolf.-----
RUDYARDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning red paddock or red yard.-----
RUSSEnglishShort form of English Russell meaning little red one.-----
RUSSELEnglishVariant spelling of English Russell meaning little red one.-----
RUSSELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the Old French byname Rousel meaning little red one.-----
RUSTYEnglishByname for someone with rust colored hair, derived from the English vocabulary word rust.-----
RYANEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Riain descendant of Rian hence little king.-----
RYLANEnglishEnglish name derived from the surname Ryland meaning rye land.-----
RYLEYEnglishMasculine form of English unisex Riley meaning rye clearing.-----
RAIMOFinnishFinnish form of Frankish German Raginmund meaning wise protector.-----
RANSUFinnishFinnish form of Latin Franciscus meaning French.-----
REIJOFinnishFinnish form of Greek Gregorios meaning watchful vigilant.-----
REIMAFinnishFinnish form of German Reimund meaning wise protector.-----
REINOFinnishVariant spelling of German Rein meaning wise. In use by the Danish Finnish and Norwegians.-----
REKOFinnishShort form of Finnish Rekorius meaning watchful vigilant.-----
REKORIUSFinnishFinnish form of Greek Gregorios meaning watchful vigilant.-----
RIETIFinnishPet form of Finnish Feetrikki meaning peaceful ruler.-----
RIKHARDFinnishFinnish form of Old High German Ricohard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RIKUFinnishPet form of Finnish Rikhard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RISTOFinnishShort form of Finnish Kristoffer meaning Christ bearer.-----
ROOPEFinnishShort form of Finnish Roopertti meaning bright fame.-----
ROOPERTTIFinnishFinnish form of Latin Rodbertus meaning bright fame.-----
RUPUFinnishPet form of Finnish Ruupeni meaning behold a son -----
RUUBENFinnishFinnish form of Hebrew Reuwben meaning behold, a son -----
RUUPENIFinnishFinnish form of Hebrew Reuwben meaning behold, a son.-----
RIAGANMisc. GaelicVariant spelling of Gaelic Riaghan possibly meaning furious, impulsive.-----
RIAGHANMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name possibly related to the word riodhgach meaning furious, impulsive.-----
RIANMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name probably composed of the element riogh king and a diminutive suffix hence little king.-----
RABANGermanVariant spelling of German Hraban meaning raven.-----
RADULFGermanGermanname composed of the elements rad advice, counsel and wulf wolf, hence wise wolf. Compare with another form of Radulf.-----
RAFAELGermanGerman Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Rephael meaning healed of God or whom God has healed.-----
RAGINMUNDGermanOld Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin advice, counsel, and mund protection, hence wise protector.-----
RAGINWALDGermanOld Frankish German name composed of the elements ragin advice, counsel and wald power, hence wise ruler.-----
RAINERGermanA derivative of German Reginar meaning wise warrior.-----
RANNULFGermanFrankish German form of Old Norse Ranulfr meaning plundering wolf.-----
RANULFVariantGermanspelling of Frankish German Rannulf meaning plundering wolf. Compare with another form of Ranulf.-----
REGINARGermanGerman name composed of the elements ragin advice, decision and hari army, warrior, hence wise warrior.-----
REGINHARDGermanOld German name composed of the elements ragin advice and hard brave, hardy, strong, hence wise and strong.-----
REGINMUNDGermanVariant spelling of German Raginmund meaning wise protector.-----
REIMUNDGermanA derivative of Frankish German Raginmund meaning wise protector.-----
REINGermanShort form of German names beginning with Rein meaning wise.-----
REINERGermanVariant spelling of German Rainer meaning wise warrior.-----
REINHARDGermanContracted form of German Reginhard meaning wise and strong.-----
REINHOLDGermanGerman form of Old Norse Rognvaldr meaning wise ruler.-----
REINMUNDGermanContracted form of German Reginmund meaning wise protector.-----
REINOGermanVariant spelling of German Rein meaning wise. In use by the Danish Finnish and Norwegians.-----
RETOGermanGerman name meaning of Rhaetia, a region in eastern Switzerland.-----
RICKERTGermanLow German form of Old High German Ricohard meaning powerful ruler.-----
RICOHARDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements ric power, rule and hard bold, hardy, strong, hence powerful ruler.-----
RIKERTGermanLow German form of Old High German Ricohard meaning powerful ruler.-----
ROLFCompareGermanwith another form of Rolf.-----
ROTGERGermanLow German form of Old High German Hrotger meaning famous spear.-----
RUDIGermanPet form of German Rudolf meaning famous wolf.-----
RDIGERGermanVariant form of Old High German Hrodgar meaning famous spear.-----
RUDOLFGermanModern form of Old High German Hrodwulf meaning famous wolf.-----
RUPERTGermanLow German form of German Hrodebert meaning bright fame.-----
RUPPRECHTGermanVariant form of German Hrodebert meaning bright fame.-----
RECIMIRGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicgreat king.-----
RICHILAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicruler.-----
RICIMARGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicgreat king.-----
RODERICGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothiccouncil ruler.-----
RAPHAELGreek Greek form of Hebrew Rephael meaning healed of God or whom God has healed. In the bible this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed edom. In the books of Henoch English Enoch and Tobit this is the name of an archangel. In use by the English.-----
RHAMAGreek Greek form of Hebrew Ramah meaning a lofty place. In the bible this is the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin.-----
RHOUBENGreek Greek form of Hebrew Reuwben meaning behold, a son In the bible this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.-----
RAANANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning fresh, luxuriant.-----
RABVariantHebrew/Jewishspelling of Hebrew Rav meaning great or teacher. Compare with another form of Rab.-----
RABIHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning my teacher. Compare with another form of Rabi.-----
RAFAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Rapha meaning feeble, flaccid, weak, i.e. a shade living in Hades void of blood and animal life therefore weak and languid like a sick person but still able to think.-----
RAMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning high. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Hezron.-----
RAMAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a lofty place. In the bible this is the name of many places including a place of battle between Israel and Syria.-----
RAPHAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning feeble, flaccid, weak, i.e. a shade living in Hades void of blood and animal life therefore weak and languid like a sick person but still able to think. In the bible this is the name of a son of Benjamin and a descendent of Saul.-----
RAVHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning great or teacher.-----
RAVIDHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning jewelry, ornament.-----
REBAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a fourth part. In the bible this is the name of one of the five kings of Midian. Compare with feminine Reba.-----
RECHABAMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning who enlarges the people. In the bible this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon who governed the kingdom of Judah.-----
REFAELHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Rephael meaning healed of God or whom God has healed.In the books of Enoch and Tobit this is the name of an archangel.-----
REMIELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew form of Arabic Ramiel thunder of God meaning mercy of God. In Christian and Islamic tradition this is the name of a Watcher. He is one of the seven archangels listed in the Book of Enoch. He is the angel of hope and has two main duties he is responsible for divine visions and guides the souls of the faithful to Heaven. It is also said that he is the archangel who was responsible for the destruction of the armies of Sennacherib.-----
REPHAELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning healed of God or whom God has healed. In the bible this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit this is the name of an archangel.-----
REUVENHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Reuwben meaning behold, a son -----
REUWBENHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning behold, a son In the bible this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.-----
REVAHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba meaning a fourth part.-----
RUWELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning friend of God. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness harmony and justice he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6 9 11 and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu and in Sumerian texts as Rig.-----
RIMMOWNHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name of uncertain origin meaning pomegranate. In the bible this is the name of several places the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth.-----
RINAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rinnah meaning shouting for joy.Compare with strictly feminine forms of Rina.-----
RINNAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning shouting for joy. In the bible this is the name of descendant of Judah. Although this is a masculine name in the bible it is otherwise used primarily as a feminine name.-----
RO IHebrew/Jewish 1 2 Hebrew name meaning 1 my shepherdor 2 my seer.-----
RONHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning joy, song. Compare with another form of Ron.-----
RONIHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning my joy or my song. Compare with strictly feminine Roni.-----
ROTEMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem found in the bible meaning juniper or broom plant, a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia with yellowish flowers and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat.-----
RUNIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Runi meaning secret lore.-----
RASHNEPersian/Avestan/IranianPersian name meaning judge.-----
ROSHANPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian unisex name meaning bright, light.-----
RAGHNALLIrishIrish Gaelic form of Old Norse Rognvaldr meaning wise ruler.-----
REAGANIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Riagain descendant of Riagan, hence furious, impulsive.-----
REAMANNIrishIrish Gaelic form of English Raymond meaning wise protector.-----
RIOGHBHARDANIrishOld Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements riogh king, bard poet, and a diminutive suffix hence little poet king.-----
RIOGHNANIrishIrish name composed of the element riogh king and a diminutive suffix hence little king.-----
RISTEARDIrishIrish Gaelic form of Old High German Ricohard meaning powerful ruler.-----
ROBANIrishPet form of Irish Gaelic Roibeard meaning bright fame.-----
ROIBEARDIrishIrish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert meaning bright fame.-----
RONANIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the word ron oath, seal and a diminutive suffix hence little oath, little seal.-----
RORDANIrishA derivative of Irish Gaelic Rioghbhardan meaning little poet king.-----
ROWANIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruadhan meaning little red one.Compare with feminine Rowan.-----
ROYPetIrishform of Irish Gaelic Roibeard meaning bright fame. Compare with other forms of Roy.-----
RUADHIrishOld Irish byname derived from Gaelic ruadh meaning red.-----
RUADHANIrishDiminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh red hence little red.-----
RUAIDHRIIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements ruadh red and ri from riogh king, hence red king.-----
RUAIDRIIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhri meaning red king.-----
RUAIRIIrishVariant spelling of Irish Ruaidhri meaning red king.-----
RYANIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Riain descendant of Rian hence little king.-----

Girl Name Origins

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Oh happy day—a little girl is on the way! Congratulations to you and your family on the impending arrival of your beautiful baby girl! We're sure you're bursting at the seams with excitement and can't wait to meet your new little one, but there's one little hurdle to clear: selecting a baby name fit for your little princess.

Here at Mama Natural, we pride ourselves in dishing out the best of the best in baby girl names. We have something for everyone whether you're the artsy type with your eye on Indigo or a royal baby name lover with your heart set on Charlotte. We've scoured the world far and wide for thousands of baby girl names and they're all here waiting for your attention.

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When it comes to a name, sometimes a letter just sticks with you. Maybe you're in love with melodic girl names that start with M, or a zesty letter girl name that starts with Z. We take the guesswork out of things and have organized little girl names by letter, allowing you to go right to what you want with the click of the mouse.

We also have a section where we list the most popular girl names for each letter, giving you a quick snapshot of what's trending for each. Certain letters are trending hard like girl names that start with A and girl names that start with E, but there are plenty of letters worthy of your attention. You might just find a stunning name hidden behind an unsuspecting letter, like a girls name that starts with Q!

Browse popular baby girl names

We know popularity is a big make or break factor for many parents. You may prefer the mystery of unique baby girl names. Or perhaps you can’t resist this year’s trendiest and most popular girl names. We've solved that conundrum by listing each name's popularity along with it, giving you a peek at the charts without needing to navigate additional sites.

When looking at popular girl names, there are few things to consider:

  • Are there other spellings of the name that are also popular? This could lead to the name being more common than you thought like Sophia/Sofia.
  • Is the name you’re considering a popular nickname for a more common name? Bella may feel less common, but the chart-topper Isabella has populated playgrounds with it for years.
  • Is your favorite name on the rise? Vintage dolls like Amelia and Evelyn have been spiking in recent years, rising from relative rarity to the top of the charts.

Be sure to check the popularity of each name on your list to make sure it fits your desired popularity.

Find your style in a baby girls name

Every name has a story and a style behind it. Your baby girl deserves a name that speaks to you, and we want to make magic happen for your family. Every parent has their own style checklist when it comes to a name and we have your back on that. We have all sorts of fashionable baby girl names in our collection including:

We know that styles come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. We have a little something for everyone and won't leave you disappointed with our assortment of thousands of baby girl names.

Get to the root of it

We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

Baby girl names come from all walks of life and there are many rare beauties that can be found by exploring other cultures. Investigate an origin outside of your regular stomping grounds and you might just find a stunning surprise. Some of today's top names have surprising origins whether it's Layla's Arabic roots or Mila’s Slavic start.

Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

We invite you to explore the meanings of your favorite baby girl names. Some may surprise you. Along the way, you may find a new beloved name with an irresistible meaning that speaks to your heart.

Notable baby girl name lists

Want to explore a new style but aren't sure where to start? We've compiled several lists of baby girl names that you'll love. Each list takes a range of the best girl names that fit a certain category and places them all in one easy to view spot. Check out our offerings including:

Each list might contain a favorite of yours or a new beauty you haven't even considered. Sometimes all it takes is seeing a name in a new light to make it sing to you. We strive to bring names to life and hope you find a new favorite or two along the way.

Find the perfect baby girl’s name

Remember to relax and have fun while looking at baby girl names. Not every name is going to fit and, let’s face it, with thousands of them in our collection, most aren't. But the perfect girl’s name is out there and you will find it in time. Set out on your search with an open heart and mind and the right baby girl’s name might just find you.