Rayner

Rayner is an English male name, an anglicized form of Rainer, a Germanic male name via Old Germanic Raganhar, composed of ragin (advice, counsel) and hari (army), essentially meaning "advisor of the army". Rayner is also an English surname originating from the same source above. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Meaning: advisor of the army Usage: English Variants: Rainer (German) Reiner (German) …

Rollo

Rollo is the Latinized form of Roul, the Medieval English and French form of Rolf which originated from Germanic given name Hrodulf meaning “famous wolf”. Rollo is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Rudolph (English) Rudolf (German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Russian, Armenian) Rodolph (French, English) Rodolphe (French) Rodolfo …

Raylen

Raylen is a modern English name, an elaborated form of Ray, a shortened form of Raymond, the English form of Germanic Raginmund meaning “advice protector” or “counsel protector from ragin (advice, counsel) and mund (protector, protection). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Male forms: Raylin (English) Raelin (English)   Female forms: Raylin (English) Raelyn (English) Raelynn (English) Raelin (English) Raelene (English) Raylene (English)    

Reza

Reza is a Persian male name, the Persian form of Arabic Ridha meaning "satisfaction, contentment" and is also a surname originating from the given name. I've also seen Reza listed as a Croatian female name, a shortened form of Tereza, the Czech form of Theresa,  a name of uncertain origin. The name seems to have first been used by …

Ratree

Ratree is a Thai female name which refers to type of night-blooming jasmine flower, as well as a word meaning "night, evening". Ratree is also a variant transcription of Ratri, which is also an Indian and Indonesian female name and the name of a Hindu goddess of the night. The name means "night, nighttime, evening" via …

Ramses

Ramses is an anglicized form of Ramesses, an Ancient Egyptian name meaning "born of Ra" or "Ra is the one who bore him", Ra being the Egyptian god of the sun and a central figure in the Egyptian pantheon; his name means "sun". Ramesses is made up of Egyptian rꜥ-ms-sw- rꜥ (Ra), msj (to give birth to), and sm (him, he). Origin: Egyptian Variants: …

Ryker

Ryker comes from a Dutch surname which seems to be derived from Middle Dutch adjective rike (rich; powerful, mighty); rike is also a noun meaning "realm; dominion" but they both derive from Proto-Germanic *rīks (king, ruler) via a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Riker (German, English) Ryken (Dutch)    

Rhett

Rhett is an americanized form of de Raedt, a Dutch surname which comes from Middle Dutch raet meaning "advice, counsel". Origin: Dutch Female forms: Rhetta (English)   Links: ancestry.com wiktionary Llewellyn's Complete Book of Names by K.M. Sheard  

Regis

Regis comes from French Régis, which comes from a surname meaning "of the king" or "ruler" from French régir (to govern) via a PIE root word; it originated as an occupational name for someone who worked in the king's household. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Régis (French)  

Roxanne

Roxanne is a female given name which comes from Persian Roshanak meaning “bright, light, shining” either from Avestan raoxšna- (radiant, shining) or Middle Persian rōšn (light; bright light). It derives from PIE *lówksneh₂ (moon) from root word *lewk- (bright; to shine; to see). Nicknames: Rox, Roxy/Roxie, Anne, Annie Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Roxane (French, English, Ancient Greek Roxana (Latinized Ancient Greek, English, Spanish, Romanian) Roksana …

Rukmini

Rukmini is a Hindi female name meaning "adorned with gold" in Sanskrit. In Hinduism, Rukmini is a princess who becomes the first wife and chief consort of Lord Krishna though her brother Rukmi didn't want her to marry Krishna but his friend Shishupala, who was a cousin of Krishna. Rukmini wanted to be with Krishna instead so she sent him a letter, …

Reginald

Reginald is an English male name, the Latinized form of Reynold, the English form of Germanic Raginald meaning "powerful advice" or "counselor ruler", made up of Germanic elements ragin (advice) and wald (rule). Nicknames: Reg, Reggie Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Reynold (English Raghnall (Irish, Scottish) pr. raynel Ranald (Scottish form of Reynold) Ragnvaldr (Ancient Scandinavian) Ragnvald (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish) Raginald (Ancient Germanic form …