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  1. RAULF: Norman French contracted form of German Radulf, meaning "wise wolf."
  2. RAV (רַב): Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."
  3. RAVANA (रावण): Hindi name meaning "person with ten necks." In Hindu mythology, this is the name of a demon king of Ceylon who kidnapped Rama's wife, Sita.
  4. RAVEN: English unisex name derived from the bird name, raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
  5. RAVI (रवि): Hindi myth name of a sun god, meaning "sun."
  6. RAVID (רָבִיד): Hebrew name meaning "jewelry, ornament."
  7. RAVINDRA (রবীন্দ্র): Variant spelling of Hindi Rabindra, meaning "sun-Indra."
  8. RAY: Short form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
  9. RAYMOND: English form of Old French Raimund, meaning "wise protector." 
  10. RAYMUND: Variant spelling of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
  11. RAYMUNDO: Portuguese and Spanish form of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
  12. RAYNARD: Variant spelling of English Reynard, meaning "wise and strong."
  13. RAYNER: English form of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
  14. RAZ (רָז): Aramaic unisex name, meaning "secret."
  15. RAZA (رضاء): Variant form of Arabic Rida, meaning "contentment."
  16. RAZMIG: Armenian name meaning "fighter."
  17. RE: Variant spelling of Egyptian Ra, meaning "sun."
  18. READ: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Old English byname, Red, meaning "red-headed or ruddy-complexioned." 
  19. REAGAN: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagáin, "descendant of Riagán," hence "furious, impulsive."
  20. RÉAMANN: Irish Gaelic form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
  21. REARDEN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
  22. REBA (רֶבַע): 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.
  23. RECHABAM (רְחַבְעָם): 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.
  24. RED: Old English byname transferred to forename use, derived from the word read ("red"), hence "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
  25. REDD: Variant spelling of English Red, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
  26. REDMOND: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Réamann, meaning "wise protector."
  27. REDMUND: Variant spelling of English Redmond, meaning "wise protector."
  28. REECE: Variant spelling of English Reese, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
  29. REED: Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
  30. REES: Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
  31. REESE: Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
  32. REFAEL: Variant 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.
  33. REFILWE: African Tswana unisex name meaning "we were given."
  34. REG: Short form of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler."
  35. REGGIE: Pet form of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler."
  36. REGINALD: English name derived from Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
  37. REGINALDUS: Latin form of Frankish German Raginwald, meaning "wise ruler."
  38. REGINAR: German name composed of the elements ragin "advice, decision" and hari "army, warrior," hence "wise warrior."
  39. REGINHARD: Old German name composed of the elements ragin "advice" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "wise and strong."
  40. REGINMUND: Variant spelling of German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
  41. REGINOLD: Variant spelling of English Reginald, meaning "wise ruler." 
  42. RÉGIS: French occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old French régir ("to rule or manage"), hence "manager, ruler."
  43. REGNER: Danish form of German Reginar, meaning "wise warrior."
  44. RÉGULO: Spanish form of Roman Latin Regulus, meaning "ruler."
  45. REGULUS: Roman Latin name meaning "ruler."
  46. REHOBOAM: Anglicized 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.
  47. ŘEHOŘ: Czech form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
  48. REID: Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
  49. REIJO: Finnish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
  50. REILLY: Variant spelling of English unisex Riley, meaning "rye clearing. 
  51. REIMA: Finnish form of German Reimund, meaning "wise protector."
  52. REIMUND: A derivative of Frankish German Raginmund, meaning "wise protector."
  53. REIN: Short form of German names beginning with Rein-, meaning "wise."
  54. REINALD: Old French form of German Reinhold, meaning "wise ruler."
  55. REINALDO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Reginaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
  56. REINER: Variant spelling of German Rainer, meaning "wise warrior."
  57. REINHARD: Contracted form of German Reginhard, meaning "wise and strong."
  58. REINHOLD: German form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  59. REINIER: Dutch form of German Reiner, meaning "wise warrior."
  60. REINMUND: Contracted form of German Reginmund, meaning "wise protector."
  61. REINO: Variant spelling of German Rein, meaning "wise." In use by the Danish, Finnish and Norwegians.
  62. REKO: Short form of Finnish Rekorius, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
  63. REKORIUS: Finnish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
  64. REMBRANDT: Dutch name composed of the Germanic elements regin "advice, decision, counsel" and brand "sword," hence "sword of wisdom."
  65. RÉMI: Variant spelling of French Rémy, meaning "oarsman."
  66. REMIEL (רעמיאל): 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
  67. REMIGIO: Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
  68. REMIGIUS: Roman name derived from Latin remigis, meaning "oarsman."
  69. REMMAO: Egyptian name meaning "rich man."
  70. REMO: Italian form of Roman Latin Remus, meaning "oar," but sometimes translated as "swift."
  71. REMUS: Roman name derived from Latin remus, meaning "oar," but sometimes translated as "swift." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Romulus. According to legend, Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome.
  72. RÉMY: French form of Roman Latin Remigius, meaning "oarsman."
  73. RENARD: Variant spelling of Old French Renart, meaning "wise and strong."
  74. RENART: Old French form of Old High German Reginhard, meaning "wise and strong."
  75. RENATO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
  76. RENATUS: Late Latin name meaning "reborn."
  77. RENAUD: Variant spelling of Norman French Reynaud, meaning "wise ruler."
  78. RENÉ: French form of Latin Renatus, meaning "reborn."
  79. RENFREW: Welsh name meaning "dwells near the still river." 
  80. RENSHU (壬叔): Chinese name meaning "benevolent forbearance."
  81. RENZO: Short form of Italian Lorenzo, meaning "of Laurentum."
  82. REPHAEL (רְפָאֵל): 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.
  83. RETO: German name meaning "of Rhaetia," a region in eastern Switzerland.
  84. REUBEN: Anglicized 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.
  85. REUBHEN: Variant spelling of English Reuben, meaning "behold a son!"
  86. REUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Rəuwel, 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. 
  87. REUVEN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!"
  88. REUWBEN (רְאוּבֵן): Hebrew name meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.
  89. RƏUWEL (רְעוּאֵל): 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. 
  90. REVA (רֶבַע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba, meaning "a fourth part."
  91. REX: 19th century English name derived from Latin rex, meaning "king."
  92. REYES: Spanish religious name meaning "kings," given in reference to the Magi who visited the baby Jesus.
  93. REYNALDO: Spanish form of Latin Reynaldus, meaning "wise ruler."
  94. REYNALDUS: Latin form of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."
  95. REYNARD: English form of Norman French Reynaud, meaning "wise ruler."
  96. REYNAUD: Variant spelling of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."
  97. REYNOLD: Norman French form of Old Norse Rögnvaldr, meaning "wise ruler."
  98. REZAR: Albanian name composed of the elements rreze "ray," and ar "gold," hence "golden ray."
  99. REZART: Variant spelling of Albanian Rezar, meaning "golden ray."
  100. RHAMA (Ῥαμά): Greek form of Hebrew Ramah, meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin.
  101. RHEINALLT: Welsh form of German Reinhold, meaning "wise ruler."
  102. RHETT: American English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Dutch de Raedt, from Middle Dutch raet, meaning "advice."
  103. RHISIART: Welsh form of Old Norman French Richaud, meaning "powerful ruler."
  104. RHOBERT: Welsh form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 
  105. RHODRI: Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements rhod "wheel" and rhi "king," hence "wheel-king."
  106. RHOUBEN (Ῥουβήν): Greek form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.
  107. RHYDDERCH: Welsh name, originally a byname, meaning "reddish-brown."
  108. RHYS: Later form of Old Welsh Rīs, meaning "ardor, heat of passion."
  109. RIAD (رياض): Arabic name meaning "gardens."
  110. RIAGÁN: Variant spelling of Gaelic Riaghán, possibly meaning "furious, impulsive."
  111. RIAGHÁN: Old Gaelic name, possibly related to the word ríodhgach, meaning "furious, impulsive."
  112. RIAN: Old Gaelic name, probably composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
  113. RIAZ (ریاض): Variant spelling of Arabic Riad, meaning "gardens."
  114. RICARDO: Spanish form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
  115. RICCARDO: Italian form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
  116. RICARDUS: Latin form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  117. RICH: Short form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  118. RICHARD: English form of Norman French Richaud, meaning "powerful ruler."
  119. RICHÁRD: Hungarian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  120. RICHAUD: Norman French form of Latin Ricardus, meaning "powerful ruler."
  121. RICHE: Medieval French name of Germanic origin, used as a short form of longer names beginning with Rich-, meaning "power."
  122. RICHIE: Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  123. RICK: Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  124. RICKERT: Low German form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  125. RICKEY: Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
  126. RICKI: Variant spelling of English Rickie, meaning "powerful ruler." 
  127. RICKIE: Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
  128. RICKY: Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  129. RICO
    1. Contracted form of Spanish Ricardo, meaning "powerful ruler."
    2. Short form of Italian Enrico, meaning "home-ruler." 
  130. RICOHARD: Old High German name composed of the elements ric "power, rule" and hard "bold, hardy, strong," hence "powerful ruler."
  131. RIDA (رضا): Arabic name derived from the word rida, meaning "contentment."
  132. RIDLEY: English 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."
  133. RIDWAN (رضوان): Arabic name meaning "satisfaction."
  134. RIEL: Short form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
  135. RIENCE: In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the king of "many isles." He is best remembered for having trimmed his robe with the beards of eleven kings that he conquered, and for wanting to make Arthur's beard the twelfth; for this reason he is identified with Geoffrey of Monmouth's giant Ritho who had the same modus operandi and who was also killed by Arthur. 
  136. RIETI: Pet form of Finnish Feetrikki, meaning "peaceful ruler."
  137. RÍG: Old Norse name meaning "king." In mythology, this is the name of the god who brought into being the progenitors of the three classes of human beings.
  138. RIGBY: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements hryggr "ridge" and býr "farm, settlement," hence "ridge settlement."
  139. RIHARD: Slovene form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  140. RIHARDS: Latvian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  141. RIK: Variant spelling of English Rick, meaning "powerful ruler."
  142. RIKÁRD: Hungarian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  143. RIKARD: Scandinavian form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  144. RIKERT: Low German form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  145. RIKHARD: Finnish form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  146. RIKKI: Variant spelling of English Ricky, meaning "powerful ruler."
  147. RIKU: Pet form of Finnish Rikhard, meaning "powerful ruler."
  148. RILEY: English 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."
  149. RILIND: Albanian name derived from the word rilind, meaning "birth, east, rebirth, reincarnation."
  150. RIMMON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Rimmown, meaning "pomegranate." In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth. 

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