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Baby Girl names that start with  “ R “ and their  Meaning

 

Rabia

Arabic, meaning ‘spring’.

Rachel

(alt. Rachael, Rachelle)

Hebrew, meaning ‘ewe’.

Rada

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Bulgarian, meaning ‘joy’.

Radha

Indian, meaning ‘prosperity’.

Radhika

Sanskrit, meaning ‘prosperous’.

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Rae

(alt. Ray)

Shortened form of Rachel, meaning ‘ewe’.

Rafferty

Irish, meaning ‘abundance’.

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Rafiya

Swahili, meaning ‘dignified’.

Ragni

Indian, meaning ‘melody’.

Rahima

Arabic, meaning ‘compassionate’.

Raina

(alt. Raine, Rayne)

Latin, meaning ‘queen’.

Raissa

(alt. Raisa)

Yiddish, meaning ‘rose’.

Raja

Indian, meaning ‘king’.

Raleigh

(alt. Rayleigh)

English, meaning ‘meadow of roe deer’.

Rama

(alt. Ramey, Ramya)

Hebrew, meaning ‘exhalted’.

Ramira

Spanish, meaning ‘wise’.

Ramla

Swahili, meaning ‘prophet’.

Ramona

(alt. Romona)

Spanish, meaning ‘wise guardian’.

Ramsey

English, meaning ‘raven island’.

Ranae

American, meaning ‘resurrected’.

Randa

American, meaning ‘admirable’.

Randy

(alt. Randi)

Shortened form of Miranda, meaning ‘admirable’.

Rana

(alt. Rania, Rayna)

Arabic, meaning ‘beautiful thing’.

Rani

Sanskrit, meaning ‘queen’.

Ranjana

Indian, meaning ‘entertaining’.

Ransom

English, meaning ‘rescue’.

Raphaela

(alt. Rafaela, Raffaella)

Spanish, meaning ‘healing God’.

Raquel

(alt. Racquel)

Hebrew, meaning ‘ewe’.

Rasha

Arabic, meaning ‘like a young gazelle’.

Rashida

Turkish, meaning ‘righteous’.

Ratana

Thai, meaning ‘like a crystal’.

Ratri

Indian, meaning ‘born during the evening’.

Raven

(alt. Ravyn)

English, from the bird of the same name.

Place names

Africa

Brittany

Devon

Florence

India

Paris

Persia

Sienna

Skye

Virginia

Raya

Israeli, meaning ‘beloved friend’.

Rayna

Hebrew, meaning ‘pure’.

Razia

Arabic, meaning ‘contented’.

Reagan

(alt. Reagen, Regan)

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘descendent of Riagán’.

Reba

Shortened form of Rebecca, meaning ‘joined’.

Rebecca

(alt. Rebekah)

Hebrew, meaning ‘joined’.

Redell

English, meaning ‘red meadow’.

Reed

English, meaning ‘red hair lady’.

Reese

Welsh, meaning ‘fiery and zealous’.

Regan

Gaelic, meaning ‘born into royalty’.

Regina

Latin, meaning ‘queen’.

Rehan

Armenian, meaning ‘like a flower’.

Reiko

Japanese, meaning ‘thankful one’.

Rekha

Indian, meaning ‘walks a straight line’.

Reina

(alt. Reyna, Rheyna)

Spanish, meaning ‘queen’.

Remy

French, meaning ‘from the town of Rheims’.

Rena

(alt. Reena)

Hebrew, meaning ‘serene’.

Renata

Latin, meaning ‘reborn’.

Tennis players

Anna (Kounikova)

Billie Jean (King)

Chris (Evert)

Margaret (Smith Court)

Maria (Sharapova)

Martina (Hingis/Navrátilová)

Monica (Seles)

Serena (Williams)

Steffi (Graf)

Venus (Williams)

Rene

Greek, meaning ‘peace’.

Renée

(alt. Renae)

French, meaning ‘reborn’.

Renita

Latin, meaning ‘resistant’.

Reshma

(alt. Resha)

Sanskrit, meaning ‘silk’.

Reta

(alt. Retha, Retta)

Shortened form of Margaret, meaning ‘pearl’.

Rexanne

Latin, meaning ‘graceful queen’.

Rezeph

Hebrew, meaning ‘solid as stone’.

Rhan

Welsh, meaning ‘one’s destiny’.

Rhea

Greek, meaning ‘earth’.

Rheta

Greek, meaning ‘eloquent speaker’.

Rhiamon

Welsh, meaning ‘magical woman’.

Rhiannon

(alt. Rhian, Rhianna, Reanna)

Welsh, meaning ‘witch’.

Rhoda

Greek, meaning ‘rose’.

Rhona

Nordic, meaning ‘rough island’.

Rhonda

(alt. Ronda)

Welsh, meaning ‘noisy’.

Ría

(alt. Rie, Riya)

Shortened form of Victoria, meaning ‘victor’.

Ricki

(alt. Rieko, Rika, Rikki)

Shortened form of Frederica, meaning ‘peaceful ruler’.

Rida

Arabic, meaning ‘favoured by God’.

Riley

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘courageous’.

Rilla

German, meaning ‘small brook’.

Rima

Arabic, meaning ‘antelope’.

Riona

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘like a queen’.

Ripley

English, meaning ‘shouting man’s meadow’.

Risa

Latin, meaning ‘laughter’.

Rita

Shortened form of Margaret, meaning ‘pearl’.

Names of goddesses

Aphrodite (Love: Greek)

Demeter (Harvest: Greek)

Eos (Dawn: Greek)

Isis (Life: Egyptian)

Kali (Death: Indian)

Lakshmi (Wealth: Indian)

Minerva (Wisdom: Roman)

Nephthys (Death: Egyptian)

Saraswati (Arts: Indian)

Vesta (Hearth: Roman)

River

(alt. Riviera)

English, from the body of water of the same name.

Rizpah

Greek, meaning ‘full of hope’.

Robbie

(alt. Robi, Roby)

Shortened form of Roberta, meaning ‘bright flame’.

Roberta

English, meaning ‘bright flame’.

Robin

(alt. Robbin, Robyn)

English, from the bird of the same name.

Rochelle

(alt. Richelle, Rochel)

French, meaning ‘little rock’.

Rogue

French, meaning ‘beggar’.

Rohina

(alt. Rohini)

Sanskrit, meaning ‘sandalwood’.

Rohini

Indian, meaning ‘beautiful’.

Roja

Spanish, meaning ‘red haired lady’.

Roisin

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘bright flame’.

Rolanda

German, meaning ‘famous land’.

Roma

Italian, meaning ‘Rome’.

Romaine

(alt. Romina)

French, meaning ‘from Rome’.

Romola

(alt. Romilda, Romily)

Latin, meaning ‘Roman woman’.

Romy

Shortened form of Rosemary, meaning ‘dew of the sea’.

Rona

(alt. Ronia, Ronja, Ronna)

Nordic, meaning ‘rough island’.

Ronat

Gaelic, meaning ‘like a seal’.

Rong

Chinese, meaning ‘martial’.

Roni

Hebrew, meaning ‘joyful’.

Ronli

Hebrew, meaning ‘joy is mine’.

Ronnie

(alt. Roni)

English, meaning ‘strong counsel’.

Roro

Indonesian, meaning ‘nobility’.

Rory

Irish, meaning ‘red king’.

Rosa

Italian, meaning ‘rose’.

Rosabel

(alt. Rosabella)

Contraction of Rose and Belle, meaning ‘beautiful rose’.

Rosalie

(alt. Rosale, Rosalia, Rosalina)

French, meaning ‘rose garden’.

Rosalind

(alt. Rosalinda)

Spanish, meaning ‘pretty rose’.

Rosalyn

(alt. Rosaleen, Rosaline, Roselyn)

Contraction of Rose and Lynn, meaning ‘pretty rose’.

Rosamond

(alt. Rosamund)

German, meaning ‘renowned protector’.

Rose

Latin, from the flower of the same name.

Roseanne

(alt. Rosann, Rosanna, Roseann, Roseanna)

Contraction of Rose and Anne, meaning ‘graceful rose’.

Roseclere

English, meaning ‘bright rose’.

Roselyn

English, meaning ‘beautiful rose’.

Rosemary

(alt. Rosemarie)

Latin, meaning ‘dew of the sea’.

Rosetta

Italian, meaning ‘little rose’.

Rosie

(alt. Rosia)

Shortened form of Rosemary, meaning ‘dew of the sea’.

Rosita

Spanish, meaning ‘rose’.

Rowa

Arabic, meaning ‘lovely vision’.

Rowan

English, meaning ‘rowan tree’.

Rowena

(alt. Rowan)

Welsh, meaning ‘slender and fair’.

Roxanne

(alt. Roxana, Roxane, Roxanna)

Persian, meaning ‘dawn’.

Roxie

Shortened form of Roxanne, meaning ‘dawn’.

Ruana

Persian, meaning ‘soul’.

Rubena

(alt. Rubina)

Hebrew, meaning ‘behold, a son’.

Ruby

(alt. Rubi, Rubie)

English, meaning ‘red gemstone’.

Ruchira

Indian, meaning ‘bright’.

Rumer

English, meaning ‘fame’.

Ruslana

Russian, meaning ‘lion’.

Rusty

American, meaning ‘red headed’.

Ruth

(alt. Ruthe, Ruthie)

Hebrew, meaning ‘friend and companion’.

Ruzgar

Turkish, meaning ‘wind’.

Ryann

American, meaning ‘great queen’.

Long names

Alexandria

Bernadette

Christabelle

Constantine

Evangeline

Gabrielle

Henrietta

Jacqueline

Marguerite

Wilhelmina

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