Boy Names That Start With R

Boy Names R

If you’re looking for baby boy names starting with the letter R or are just browsing letters of the alphabet to get baby name inspiration, we want to help you weigh your options. You may be considering a popular name like Ryan or looking for an incredibly unique boy name like Raziel. In either case, you’re sure to discover the perfect name for your little one. From Raddix to Rylan, we have curated a list of popular boy names and unique boy names starting with the letter R and the name meaning and origin. Without further ado, let the baby’s name browsing begin.

 

Raddix
Boy. Slavic origin, meaning: Happy

 

Radek
Boy. Czech and Polish origin, meaning: Happy, willing

 

Raden / Radin
Boy. Japanese, German origin, meaning: thunder god, a habitational name

 

Radford
Boy. Old English origin, a habitational name

 

Radley
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Red meadow

 

Radnor
Boy. English origin, meaning: Reedy shore; red shore

 

Raedan
Boy. Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning: Counselor

 

Rafael
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: God has healed

 

Rafe
Boy. A variation of Ralph, meaning: Wold counsel

 

Ragnar / Ragnarr
Boy. Scandinavian origin, meaning: Warrior

 

Raiden
Boy. Japanese origin, meaning: God spirit; God of thunder and lightning

 

Raimo
Boy. Finnish origin, meaning: Wise protection

 

Rainer
Boy. German origin, meaning: Deciding warrior

 

Rainsey
Gender-neutral. Modern invented name

 

Raleigh
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Meadow of deer

 

Ralf / Ralph
Boy. English, Scottish, and Irish origin, meaning: Wolf counsel

 

Ram
Boy. Arabic; Sanskrit (modern form of Rama) origin, meaning: Archer; pleasing

 

Ramiro
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Famous advice

 

Ramon
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Counsel, protection

 

Ramsay
Boy. Scottish origin, meaning: Wild garlic island

 

Ramses
Boy. Egyptian origin, meaning: Son of God

 

Ranald
Boy. Scottish origin, meaning: Rules with counsel

 

Rand
Boy. English origin, meaning: Living on a riverbank

 

Randall
Boy. English origin, meaning: Shield wolf

 

Randolf
Boy. German origin, meaning: Shield wolf

 

Randy
Gender-neutral. A diminutive form of the masculine names Randall or Randolph

 

Raniel
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: God is my joy

 

Ransley
Boy. English origin, meaning: Of the raven meadow

 

Ransom
Boy. English origin, meaning: Shield’s son

 

Raphael
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: God has healed

 

Rasalas
Boy. Arabic origin, meaning: The northern star of the lion’s head

 

Rashid
Boy. Arabic origin, meaning: Rightly guided

 

Rasmus
Boy. Scandinavian origin, meaning: Beloved

 

Rastin
Boy. Persian origin, meaning: Integrity

 

Raul
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Wolf counsel

 

Ravi
Boy. Sanskrit origin, meaning: Sun

 

Ray
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Wise protector

 

Rayan
Boy. Arabic origin, meaning: Door Of Heaven

 

Rayden
Boy. Japanese origin, meaning: God spirit

 

Raylan
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Raymond
Boy. German origin, meaning: Protecting hands

 

Rayner
Boy. English origin, meaning: Advice army

 

Raynor
Boy. Scandinavian, old Norse origin, meaning: Mighty army

 

Raziel
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: Secret of God

 

Raznor
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Reagan
Gender-neutral. Irish origin, meaning: Little king

 

Realtin
Boy. Celtic origin, meaning: little star

 

Reed / Reid
Boy. English and Scottish origin, meaning: red-haired

 

Reese / Reece
Gender-neutral. Welsh origin, meaning: Enthusiasm

 

Reeve
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Bailiff

 

Reeves
Boy. English origin, meaning: Bailiff

 

Regis
Boy. French origin, meaning: Ruler

 

Regulus
Boy. Latin origin, meaning: Prince

 

Reign
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Rule

 

Reijo
Boy. Finnish origin, meaning: Vigilant, watchful

 

Reilly
Gender-neutral. Irish origin, meaning: Courageous

 

Reiner
Boy. German origin, meaning: Advice army

 

Reinmar
Boy. German origin, meaning: Advice fame

 

Reino
Boy. Finnish origin, meaning: Advice and rule

 

Reith
Boy. Scottish surname of uncertain meaning

 

Reko
Boy. Finnish origin, meaning: Watchful, alert

 

Remi
Gender-neutral. French origin, meaning: Oarsman

 

Remington
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Place on a riverbank

 

Remus
Boy. Latin origin, meaning: Unknown

 

Remy
Gender-neutral. French origin, meaning: Oarsman

 

Ren
Gender-neutral. Japanese origin, meaning: Lotus

 

Renan
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: Fresh, luxuriant

 

Renato
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Reborn

 

Rendor
Boy. Hungarian origin, meaning: Peacekeeper

 

Rene
Gender-neutral. French origin, meaning: Reborn

 

Renic
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Rennon
Boy. English surname of unknown meaning

 

Rennox
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Renny
Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Prosperous

 

Renoir
Boy. French origin, meaning: Counsel rule

 

Renzo
Boy. Italian origin, meaning: Third link; laurel

 

Resin
Boy. English word name

 

Resven
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Reuben
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: Behold, a son

 

Reuel
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: Friend of God

 

Reuven
Boy. Hebrew origin, meaning: Behold, a son

 

Revaner
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Reverdy
Boy. French origin, meaning: Spring

 

Revon
Boy. English origin, meaning: Raven

 

Reynold
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Powerful counsel

 

Rex
Boy. Latin origin, meaning: King

 

Rexland
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Rey
Gender-neutral. Spanish origin, meaning: King

 

Rez
Boy. Hungarian origin, meaning: Having copper-colored hair

 

Rezso
Boy. Hungarian origin, meaning: Famous wolf

 

Rhaegan
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Rhain
Gender-neutral. Welsh origin, meaning: Lance, spear

 

Rhett
Boy. English and Dutch origin, meaning: Advice

 

Rhion
Boy. Welsh origin, meaning: Little king

 

Rhodes
Boy. English origin, meaning: A clearing in the woods

 

Rhodri
Boy. Welsh origin, meaning: Wheel king

 

Rhordyn
Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Royal poet

 

Rhyatt
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Rhydian
Boy. Welsh origin, meaning: Red

 

Rhyland
Boy. Celtic, Irish origin, meaning:  One who comes wrom the field of rye

 

Rhys
Boy. Welsh origin, meaning: Ardent; fire

 

Riaan 
Boy. Hindi origin, meaning: Little king

 

Rian 
Boy. Gaelic origin, meaning: King

 

Ricardo
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Powerful; strong ruler

 

Richard
Boy. German origin, meaning: Brave ruler

 

Richie
Boy. Short form of Richard

 

Ricky
Gender-neutral. German origin, meaning: Powerful leader; peaceful ruler

 

Ridge
Boy. English origin, which was originally a topographic name for someone who lived on or by a ridge

 

Ridley
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Cleared wood

 

Rigby
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Ridge farm

 

Rigel
Boy. Arabic origin, meaning: Foot

 

Riggs
Boy. English origin, meaning: One who lives on the ridge

 

Riley
Gender-neutral. Irish origin, meaning: Rye clearing or courageous, valiant

 

Rio
Gender-neutral. Spanish origin, meaning: River

 

Riordan
Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Poet

 

Ripley
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Clearing in the woods

 

Rivan
Boy. Sanskrit origin, meaning: Star or horse rider

 

River
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Flowing body of water

 

Roald
Boy. Norwegian origin, meaning: Fame ruler

 

Roark
Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Illustrious and mighty

 

Robert
Boy. English origin, meaning: Bright glory

 

Roberto
Boy. Italian, Spanish and Portuguese origin, meaning: Fame-bright

 

Robin
Gender-neutral. origin, meaning: Bright fame

 

Rocco
Boy. Italian origin, meaning: Rest

 

Rocky
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Rock or rest

 

Rodan
Boy. Slavic and English origin, meaning: One of the family, fertile or productive; fertile earth

 

Roderick
Boy. Scandinavian origin, meaning: Famous ruler

 

Rodion
Boy. Russian origin, meaning: Devotee of Hera

 

Rodney
Boy. English origin, meaning: Roda’s island and island near the clearing

 

Rodrigo
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Famous ruler

 

Roger
Boy. German origin, meaning: Famous warrior

 

Rohan
Boy. Sanskrit, Irish origin, meaning: Ascending, red-haired; red

 

Rohmer
Boy. German origin, meaning: Pilgrim

 

Rolan
Boy. Germanic origin, meaning: Famous landowner

 

Roland
Boy. German origin, meaning: Famous land

 

Rolf
Boy. German origin, meaning: Famous wolf

 

Roman
Boy. Latin origin, meaning: Citizen of Rome

 

Romane
Boy. French origin, meaning: A Roman

 

Romaric
Boy. German origin, meaning: Famously strong

 

Rome
Gender-neutral. Latin origin, meaning: A citizen of Rome

 

Romeo
Boy. Italian origin, meaning: Pilgrim to Rome

 

Ronald
Boy. Scandinavian origin, meaning: Counsel and rule

 

Ronan
Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Little seal

 

Ronin
Boy. Japanese origin, meaning: Wave man

 

Rooney
Gender-neutral. Gaelic origin, meaning: Descendent of the champion

 

Roosevelt
Boy. Dutch origin, meaning: Rose field

 

Rory
Gender-neutral. Irish origin, meaning: Red king

 

Roscoe
Boy. English origin, meaning: Roe deer forest

 

Rosendo
Boy. Portuguese and Spanish origin, meaning: Famed path

 

Roshan
Gender-neutral. Sanskrit origin, meaning: Shining light

 

Rosston
Boy. Scottish origin, meaning: Red

 

Roth
Boy. German origin, meaning: Redhead

 

Rourke
Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Illustrious and mighty

 

Rowan / Rowen
Gender-neutral. Scottish, Irish origin, meaning: Rowan tree; little redhead

 

Rowley
Boy. English origin, meaning: Rough clearing

 

Roy
Boy. Scottish origin, meaning: Red-haired

 

Royal
Gender-neutral. French, English origin, meaning: Of the king

 

Royce
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Son of the king

 

Royston
Boy. English origin, meaning: Settlement of Royce

 

Ruben
Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Behold, a son

 

Rudiger
Boy. German origin, meaning: Fame spear

 

Rudo
Boy. African Zimbabwean origin, meaning: Love

 

Rudolph / Rudolf
Boy. German origin, meaning: Fame wolf

 

Rudy
Gender-neutral. German origin, meaning: Famous wolf

 

Rudyard
Boy. English via German origin, meaning: Red guarded

 

Ruethorn
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Rufus
Boy. Latin origin, meaning: Red-headed

 

Rune
Gender-neutral. Scandinavian origin, meaning: Secret

 

Ruslan
Boy. Russian origin, meaning: Lion

 

Russell
Boy. Old French origin, meaning: Little red

 

Ruston
Boy. Old English origin, meaning: Rust’s estate

 

Rusty
Boy. English origin, meaning: Reddish-brown hair

 

Ryan
Gender-neutral. Irish origin, meaning: Little king

 

Ryder
Boy. English origin, meaning: Cavalryman, messenger

 

Ryis
Boy. Modern invented name

 

Ryker
Boy. German origin, meaning: rich

 

Rylan
Gender-neutral. English origin, meaning: Rye land

 

Ryland
Boy. English origin, meaning: Land where rye is grown

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