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  1. RIMMOWN (רִמּוֹן): Hebrew name of uncertain origin, meaning "pomegranate." In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth. 
  2. RIMON: Unisex form of English Rimmon, meaning "pomegranate." 
  3. RINA: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rinnah, meaning "shouting for joy." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Rina.
  4. RINALDO: Italian form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
  5. RINNAH (רִנָּה): 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.
  6. RINO: Short form of Italian names ending with -rino.
  7. RINOR: Albanian name meaning "adolescent; youth."
  8. RIO: English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
  9. RÍOGHBHARDÁN: Old Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements ríogh "king," bard "poet," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little poet-king."
  10. RÍOGHNÁN: Irish name composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
  11. RIORDAN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
  12. RIOTHAMUS: Latin name, possibly meaning "highest leader." This was the name of a military leader who took part in the Roman campaign against Euric, king of the Visigoths, and was defeated. 
  13. RIPLEY: English 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."
  14. RĪS: Old Welsh name, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
  15. RISHI (ऋषि): Hindi name meaning "sage." 
  16. RISTÉARD: Irish Gaelic form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  17. RISTO: Short form of Finnish Kristoffer, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
  18. RITCHIE: Variant spelling of English Richie, meaning "powerful ruler."
  19. RIVALEN: In Arthurian legend, this is another name for Meliadus, the father of Tristan and husband to Blanchefleur. He was known as "lord of the isles."
  20. RIZWAN (رضوان): Variant spelling of Arabic Ridwan, meaning "satisfaction."
  21. ROALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróaldr, meaning "famous ruler."
  22. ROAR: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hróarr, meaning "famous spear."
  23. ROB: Short form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame."
  24. ROBAN: Pet form of Irish Gaelic Roibéard, meaning "bright fame."
  25. ROBBIE: Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
  26. ROBBY: Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
  27. RÓBERT: Hungarian form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
  28. ROBERT
    1. English form of Anglo-Saxon Hreodbeorht, meaning "bright fame."
    2. Norman French form of Latin Robertus, meaning "bright fame."
  29. ROBERTO: Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Latin Robertus, meaning "bright fame."
  30. ROBERTS: Latvian form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
  31. ROBERTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
  32. ROBI: Pet form of Hungarian Róbert, meaning "bright fame."
  33. ROBIN: Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." This name is also sometimes given as a bird name.
  34. ROBYN: Pet form of Welsh Rhobert, meaning "bright fame."
  35. ROC: Catalan form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
  36. ROCCO: Italian name of derived from the Germanic element hrok, meaning "rest."
  37. ROCH: French form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
  38. ROCKY: Originally 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.
  39. ROD: Short form of English Roderick "famous power" and Rodney "Hroda's fen/island."
  40. RODBERTUS: Latin form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
  41. RODDY: Pet 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-.
  42. RODERIC: Variant spelling of English Roderick, meaning "famous power."
  43. RODERICK:
    1. Anglicized form of Old Welsh Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown."
    2. English form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
    3. Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
  44. RODGE: Short form of English Rodger, meaning "famous spear."
  45. RÓÐGEIRR: Variant spelling of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
  46. RODGER
    1. Swedish form of Old Norse Róðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
    2. Variant spelling of English Roger, meaning "famous spear."
  47. RODION (Родион): Russian form of Greek Herodion, meaning "sprung from a hero."
  48. RODNEY: English 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."
  49. RODOLF: Dutch form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
  50. RODOLFO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
  51. RODOLPH: Variant spelling of French Rodolphe, meaning "famous wolf."
  52. RODOLPHE: French form of Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
  53. RODRIGO: Spanish and Portuguese form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
  54. RODRIGUE: French form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
  55. RODYA (Родя): Pet form of Russian Rodion, meaning "sprung from a hero."
  56. ROEL: Short form of Dutch Roeland, meaning "famous land." 
  57. ROELAND: Dutch form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
  58. ROFFE: Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Rolf, meaning "famous wolf." 
  59. ROGATUS: Latin name meaning "prayed for, wished for."
  60. ROGELIO: Spanish form of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
  61. ROGELIUS: Late Latin name, possibly a diminutive form of Latin Rogatus, meaning "prayed for, wished for."
  62. ROGELLUS: Variant spelling of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
  63. ROGER: Norman English form of Anglo-Saxon Hroðgar, meaning "famous spear." 
  64. ROGERIO: Spanish form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear." 
  65. ROGERIUS: Latin form of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
  66. ROGIER: French form of Latin Rogerius, meaning "famous spear." 
  67. ROGNVALD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  68. RÖGNVALDR: Variant form of Old Norse Ragnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  69. ROHAN (Hindi: रोहन): Compare with feminine Rohan.
    1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruadhán, meaning "little red one."
    2. Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit element rohana ("ascending"), hence "one who travels the higher path."
  70. RO'I (1-רוֹעִי, 2-רׄאִי): Hebrew name meaning 1) "my shepherd" or 2) "my seer."
  71. ROIBÉARD: Irish Gaelic form of Norman French Robert, meaning "bright fame."
  72. ROK: Old Danish form of Old Norse Hrókr, meaning "crow, rook." 
  73. ROKURO (六朗): Japanese name meaning "sixth son."
  74. ROLAN (Ролан): Russian form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
  75. ROLAND: Norman French form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
  76. ROLANDE: Variant spelling of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
  77. ROLANDO: Spanish form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
  78. ROLANT: Welsh form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
  79. ROLDÁN: Spanish form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
  80. ROLDÃO: Portuguese form of Latin Orlandus, meaning "famous land." 
  81. ROLF
    1. Contracted form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf." This name came into Middle English use via the Normans.
    2. Modern North German contracted form of Old German Rudolf, meaning "famous wolf."
    3. Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hrólfr, meaning "famous wolf."
  82. ROLLAND: English variant spelling of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
  83. ROLLO
    1. Latin form of Old French Roul, meaning "famous wolf."
    2. Pet form of English Rolland, meaning "famous land."
  84. ROLLY: Pet form of English Rolland, meaning "famous land."
  85. ROLO: Variant spelling of English Rollo, meaning "famous land."
  86. ROLY: Variant spelling of English Rolly, meaning "famous land."
  87. ROMAIN: French form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
  88. ROMÁN: Spanish form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
  89. ROMAN (Russian: Роман): 
    1. English name derived from Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
    2. Polish name derived from Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
    3. Russian name derived from Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
  90. ROMANO: Italian form of Latin Romanus, meaning "Roman."
  91. ROMANUS: Latin name meaning "Roman."
  92. ROMEO: Italian name meaning "one who has made a pilgrimage to Rome."
  93. ROMOLO: Italian form of Latin Romulus, meaning "from Rome."
  94. ROMULUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Rome." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Remus. According to legend, Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome.
  95. RON (Hebrew: רוֹן): 
    1. Short form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler."
    2. Hebrew unisex name meaning "joy, song."
  96. RONALD: English and Scottish name derived from Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  97. RONALDO: Portuguese form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
  98. RÓNÁN: Irish Gaelic name composed of the word rón "oath, seal" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little oath, little seal."
  99. RONG (, ): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "flourishing" or 2) "harmonious."
  100. RONI (רוֹנִי): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my joy" or "my song." Compare with strictly feminine Roni.
  101. RONNIE: Pet form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler." Compare with feminine Ronnie.
  102. RONNY: Variant spelling of English/Scottish Ronnie, meaning "wise ruler."
  103. ROOPE: Short form of Finnish Roopertti, meaning "bright fame."
  104. ROOSEVELT: Dutch surname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements roose "roses" and velt "open country," hence "field of roses."
  105. ROOPERTTI: Finnish form of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
  106. ROPARZH: Breton form of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."
  107. ROQUE: Portuguese and Spanish form of Italian Rocco, meaning "rest."
  108. RÓRDÁN: A derivative of Irish Gaelic Ríoghbhardán, meaning "little poet-king."
  109. RORIE: Variant spelling of English Rory, meaning "red king."
  110. RORY
    1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruairí, meaning "red king."
    2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Ruaraidh, meaning "red king."
  111. ROSARIO: Spanish unisex name derived from one of the Virgin Mary's titles: Nuestra Señora del Rosario ("Our Lady of the Rosary"), hence "rosary."
  112. ROŚCISŁAW: Polish form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory." 
  113. ROSCOE: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements "roe-deer" and skógr "copse, wood," hence "roe-deer wood."
  114. ROSHAN (روشن): Persian unisex name meaning "bright, light."
  115. ROSS: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Gaelic word ros, meaning "headland, promontory."
  116. ROSTEK: Pet form of Polish Rościsław, meaning "usurp-glory."
  117. ROSTIK: Czech pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
  118. ROSTISLAV (Russian: Ростислав): Czech and Russian name composed of the Slavic elements rosts "usurp" and slav "glory," hence "usurp-glory."
  119. ROSTYA (Рося): Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
  120. ROTEM (רוֹתֶם): 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. 
  121. RÖTGER: Low German form of Old High German Hrotger, meaning "famous spear."
  122. ROUL: Old Norman French form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
  123. ROUSEL: Old French byname for a red-head, composed of the word rous "red," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little red one."
  124. ROWAN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruadhán, meaning "little red one." Compare with feminine Rowan.
  125. ROWLAND: Medieval English form of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
  126. ROWLEY: Pet form of English Rowland, meaning "famous land." 
  127. ROWTAG: Native American Algonquin name meaning "fire."
  128. ROY
    1. Pet form of Irish Gaelic Roibéard, meaning "bright fame."
    2. Short form of English Royal "king" or Royle "rye hill."
    3. Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh, meaning "red."
  129. ROYAL: English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin regalis, meaning "king."
  130. ROYALE: Variant spelling of English Royal, meaning "king."
  131. ROYCE: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the medieval feminine name Royse, which is probably a horse-related name.
  132. ROYLE: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements ryge "rye" and hyll "hill," hence "rye hill."
  133. ROYSTON: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name known in the Middle Ages as "settlement of Royce."
  134. RU (): Chinese name meaning "scholar" or "follower of Confucius."
  135. RUADH: Old Irish byname derived from Gaelic ruadh, meaning "red."
  136. RUADHÁN: Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh ("red"), hence "little red."
  137. RUAIDHRÍ: Irish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements ruadh "red" and from ríogh "king," hence "red king."
  138. RUAIDRÍ: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
  139. RUAIRÍ: Variant spelling of Irish Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
  140. RUAIRI: Scottish equivalent of Irish Ruairí, meaning "red king."
  141. RUAIRIDH: Scottish equivalent of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
  142. RUARAIDH: Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
  143. RUARIDH: Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
  144. RUBE: Pet form of English Reuben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
  145. RUBÉN: Spanish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
  146. RUBEN: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son." 
  147. RUBY: Pet form of English Reuben, meaning "behold, a son." Compare with feminine Ruby.
  148. RUDI: Pet form of German Rudolf, meaning "famous wolf."
  149. RÜDIGER: Variant form of Old High German Hrodgar, meaning "famous spear."
  150. RUDO: African Shona unisex name meaning "love."

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