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Rachel
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the ewe
Info about origin: in the Bible Rachel is the second wife of Jacob and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin
Words: rachel=the ewe (Hebrew)
Variants: Rachel  German, English, French   (#15 in US popularity)
 Rahel  German
 Rachael  English   (#132 in US popularity)
 Racheal  English   (#763 in US popularity)
 Rachele  Italian
 Rachelle  Italian   (#447 in US popularity)
 Rae  English
 Raquel  Spanish   (#259 in US popularity)
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Raeanne
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Rae' and 'Anne'
Variants: Raeanne  English
 Raeann  English

Raina
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: short form of names starting with 'Rein-', e.g. 'Reinhild'
Words: ragin=the advice (Old High German)
Variants: Raina  German
 Reina  German   (#983 in US popularity)

Randi
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Randolf
Variants: Randi  English   (#417 in US popularity)
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Raven
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: raven
Info about origin: use of the name of the bird as given name
Words:  (English)
Variants: Raven  English   (#161 in US popularity)

Rebecca
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Info about origin: meaning not known for use, maybe from Hebrew 'ribqah', maybe also Aramaic
 in the Bible Rebecca is the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau und Jacob
Words: ribqah=to tie (Hebrew)
Variants: Rebecca  English, French, Italian   (#24 in US popularity)
 Rebekka  German
 Becky  English
 Rebeca  Spanish, Portuguese   (#770 in US popularity)
 Rebekah  English   (#156 in US popularity)
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Reese
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Info about origin: in the US used as a female name only in the last few years
 info see 'Reece'
Variants: Reese  English

Regan
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: known from the daughter of King Lear in Shakespeare's play 'King Lear'
 the meaning and origin is unknown; Shakespeare might have based the name on a name of Celtic origin
Variants: Regan  English, Irish   (#655 in US popularity)
 Reagan  English   (#605 in US popularity)
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Regina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the queen
Info about origin:See male form Rex
Variants: Regina  German, English   (#375 in US popularity)
 Gina  German, English   (#188 in US popularity)
 Régine  French
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Reina
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: queen
Info about origin: use of the Spanish word for queen as given name
Words: reina=the queen (Spanish)
Variants: Reina  English, Spanish
 Reyna  English   (#621 in US popularity)

Renate
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: born again
Info about origin:See male form Renato
Variants: Renate  German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish
 Renata  German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech
 Ranae  English
 Renee  English   (#232 in US popularity)
 Renée  French
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Rhian
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the maiden
Words: rhiain=the maiden (Welsh)
Variants: Rhian  Welsh
 Rhianna  English
 Rihanna  English

Rhiannon
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: great queen
Info about origin: in Welsh mythology Rhiannon/Rigantona is the goddess of fertility and the moon
Words: rigan=the queen (Celtic)
Variants: Rhiannon  Welsh   (#641 in US popularity)
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Rhonda
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: good spear
Info about origin: probably coined only in recent times, maybe intended to mean 'good spear' in Welsh
 maybe also derived from 'Rhondda', the name of a valley in Wales that means 'noisy'
Words: rhon=the spear (Welsh) ; da=good (Welsh)
Variants: Rhonda  English   (#850 in US popularity)
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Riccarda
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Richard
Variants: Riccarda  Italian
 Rikki  English   (#763 in US popularity)
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Riley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: rye field
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name with the meaning 'rye field'
Words: ryge=the rye (Old English)
Variants: Riley  English   (#312 in US popularity)
 Rylee  English   (#671 in US popularity)
 Ryleigh  English
 Rylie  English

Roberta
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Robert
Variants: Roberta  German, English, Italian
 Bobbi  English   (#817 in US popularity)
 Bobbie  English   (#712 in US popularity)
 Robin  English   (#308 in US popularity)
 Robyn  English   (#401 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Rochelle
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Rocco
Variants: Rochelle  English   (#556 in US popularity)

Rocío
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: dew
Info about origin: from a Spanish title of Mary: 'Maria del Rocio' ('Mary of the Dew')
 a female name despite the 'o' ending
Words: rocío=the dew (Spanish)
Variants: Rocío  Spanish
 Rocio  English   (#567 in US popularity)

Rose
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: rose
Info about origin: use of the name of the flower as given name
 the Latin name of the flower probably has Persian roots
Words: rosa=the rose (Latin) ; vrda=the rose (Old Persian)
Variants: Rose  French, English   (#308 in US popularity)
 Rosa  German, Italian   (#246 in US popularity)
 Rosi  German
 Rosina  German
 Rosine  German
 Rosalia  Italian
 Rosalie  French
 Rosetta  Italian
 Rosette  French
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Rosemary
Language of origin: German
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Rose' and 'Mary'
Variants: Rosemary  English   (#585 in US popularity)
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Roxana
Language of origin: Old Persian
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: dawn
Info about origin: known from Roxana, one of the wifes of Alexander the Great
Words: raohschna=bright, the dawn (Old Persian)
Variants: Roxana  German, English, Spanish   (#756 in US popularity)
 Rossana  Italian
 Roxane  English, French
 Roxanne  English, French   (#542 in US popularity)
 Roxy  English
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Ruby
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the ruby
Info about origin: use of the name of the gemstone as given name
 the name of the gemstone derives from Latin 'ruber' (red)
Words:  (English) ; ruber=red (Latin)
Variants: Ruby  English   (#264 in US popularity)
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Ruth
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: friendship
Info about origin: in the Bible Ruth is a Moabite woman, an ancestor of king David; see the Book of Ruth
Words: rea=the friend, the neighbour (Hebrew)
Variants: Ruth  German, English, Scandinavian   (#306 in US popularity)
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Ryan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Info about origin: from an old Irish family name O'Riain ('descendant of Rian')
 the name 'Rian' probably derives from 'ri' ('king')
Words: ri=the king (Old Irish)
Variants: Ryan  English, Irish   (#556 in US popularity)