“R” Boy Names

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Raddix

Raddix Meaning and Origin Raddix is a boy's name meaning "happy" and is of Slavic origin. Raddix is thought of as a variation of the Slavic name Radex.  Posts with the name Raddix: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names 50 Names for Boys That are Cool...

Radley

Radley Meaning and Origin The name Radley is a boy's name meaning "red meadow" and is of English origin. Radley might be more commonly known as a last name, but that isn’t always true! It’s also a surname that happens to make an adorable first name for a little boy....

Rafael

Rafael Meaning and Origin Rafael is a boy's name meaning "God has healed" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #247. Posts with the name Rafael: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Ragnar

Ragnar Meaning and Origin The name Ragnar is a boy's name meaning "warrior" and is of Scandinavian origin. From an Old Norse name related to Rayner. Posts with the name Ragnar: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Ramiro

Ramiro Meaning and Origin The name Ramiro is a boy's name meaning "famous advice and is of Spanish origin. Visigothic composed of ragin ‘advice’ and māri, mēri ‘famous’.

Ramsay

The boy’s name Ramsay is a Scottish name meaning: “wild garlic island”.

Randall

Randall Meaning and Origin The name Randall is a boy's name meaning "shield wolf" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Randall: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Randolf

Randolf Meaning and Origin The name Randolf is a boy's name meaning "shield wolf" and is of German origin. Germanic from rand ‘rim (of a shield)’ and wulf  ‘wolf’. Posts with the name Randolf: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys 25 Vintage Boy Names for a...

Raniel

Raniel Meaning and Origin Raniel is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning: “God is my joy.” A combination of Rani ‘my joy’ or ‘my song’ and El a reference to God. Posts with the name Raniel: 50 Most Popular Boy Names on All Things Baby Names

Ransley

Ransley Meaning and Origin The name Ransley is a boy's name meaning "of the raven meadow" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Ransley: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Raphael

Raphael Meaning and Origin The name Raphael is a boy's name meaning "God has healed" and is of Hebrew origin. Current Popularity: #514. Posts with the name Raphael: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby...

Rasalas

Rasalas Meaning and Origin Rasalas is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "the northern star of the lion's head."  Posts with the name Rasalas: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Rasmus

Rasmus Meaning and Origin The name Rasmus is a boy’s name meaning “beloved” and is of Scandinavian origin. Pronounced: RAHS-moos. Scandinavian, Finnish, and Estonian forms of Erasmus derived from Greek erasmios ‘beloved’.  Posts with the name Rasmus:  100 Boy Names...

Ravi

Ravi Meaning and Origin Ravi is a boy’s name of Sanskrit origin, meaning: “sun.” The name of the sun god. Perfect for your little ray of sunshine. You may also like: Rayner, Reid, Ronan Posts with the name Ravi: 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho...

Rayner

Rayner Meaning and Origin The name Rayner is a boy’s name meaning “advice army” and is of English origin. From Old French Rainer derived from Germanic elements ragin ‘advice, decision and heri, hari ‘army’. Posts with the name Rayner: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard...

Raziel

Raziel Meaning and Origin Raziel is a boy's name meaning "secret of God" and is of Hebrew origin. It can be shortened to just “Raz.” Adorable? Pretty much. Posts with the name Raziel: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names

Realtin

Realtin Meaning and Origin Realtin is a boy's name of Celtic origin, meaning "little star."  Posts with the name Realtin: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Reed

Reed Meaning and Origin Reed is a boy's name meaning "red-haired" and is of English origin. Are you red-haired? The name Reed is the best pick for your little champ. Current Popularity: #450. Posts with the name Reed: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and...

Regis

Regis Meaning and Origin The name Regis is a boy's name meaning "ruler" and is of French origin. From an Old Provençal word meaning ‘ruler’. Posts with the name Regis: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Regulus

Regulus Meaning and Origin Regulus is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "prince."  Posts with the name Regulus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Reid

Reid is a Scottish name meaning: “red-haired”.

Reiner

Reiner Meaning and Origin Reiner is a boy’s name meaning “advice army” and is of German origin. Germanic from earlier Reinher, composed of ragin ‘advice’ and heri ‘army’. Posts with the name Reiner: Adorable German Names You Should Consider 30 Cool Unusual...

Reinmar

Reinmar Meaning and Origin Reinmar is a boy’s name meaning “advice fame” and is of German origin. From Germanic ragin ‘advice’ and mar ‘fame’.

Reith

Reith Meaning and Origin A Scottish surname of uncertain meaning. 

Remus

Remus Meaning and Origin The meaning of the name Remus is unknown and is of Latin origin. According to ancient Roman legend, Remus is the name of the co-founder of the city of Rome. Posts with the name Remus: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys Mythology...

Renan

Renan Meaning and Origin Renan is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "fresh, luxuriant." Posts with the name Renan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Renato

Renato Meaning and Origin The name Renato is a boy's name meaning "reborn" and is of Spanish origin. From Late Latin Renatus ‘reborn’.

Rennon

Rennon Meaning and Origin Rennon is a boy’s name from an English surname of unknown meaning. Posts with the name Rennon: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Renny

Renny Meaning and Origin Renny is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “prosperous.”  Posts with the name Renny: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t Popular

Renoir

Renoir Meaning and Origin Renoir is a boy's name meaning "counsel rule" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Renoir: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Resven

Resven Meaning and Origin Resven is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Resven: 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Reuel

A Biblical name meaning “friend of God’ in Hebrew.

Reverdy

Reverdy Meaning and Origin The name Reverdy is a boy’s name meaning “spring” and is of French origin. Posts with the name Reverdy: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Revon

Revon Meaning and Origin Revon is a boy's name of English origin meaning "raven." Posts with the name Revon: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Rex

Rex Meaning and Origin Rex is a boy's name meaning "king" and is of Latin origin. Current Popularity: #681. Posts with the name Rex: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Rexland

Rexland Meaning and Origin Rexland is a boy's modern invented name. Posts with the name Rexland: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Rhett

Rhett Meaning and Origin The name Rhett is a boy's name meaning "advice" and is of English and Dutch origin. Current Popularity: #159. Posts with the name Rhett: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Rhodes

Rhodes Meaning and Origin Rhodes is a boy's name meaning "a clearing in the woods" and is of English origin. Rhodes is an old-fashioned name that has now become super rare and nostalgic. The nickname Odie is definitely a bonus for this one. You may also...

Rhodri

Rhodri Meaning and Origin The name Rhodri is a boy's name meaning "wheel king" and is of Welsh origin. Posts with the name Rhodri: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Rhordyn

Rhordyn Meaning and Origin Rhordyn is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “royal poet.” Posts with the name Rhordyn: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Rhydian

Rhydian Meaning and Origin Rhydian is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "red."  Posts with the name Rhydian: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Rigel

Rigel Meaning and Origin Rigel is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "foot."  Posts with the name Rigel: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Riordan

Riordan is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “poet”.

Rivan

Rivan Meaning and Origin Rivan is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "star or horse rider." Posts with the name Rivan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Roald

Roald Meaning and Origin The name Roald is a boy's name meaning "fame ruler" and is of Norwegian origin. From Old Norse hróðr ‘fame’ and valdr ‘ruler’.

Rocco

Rocco Meaning and Origin Rocco is a boy's name meaning "rest" and is of Italian origin. Current Popularity: #492. Posts with the name Rocco: 20 Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names 50...

Rodan

Rodan Meaning and Origin Rodan is a boy's name of Slavic and English origin meaning "one of the family, fertile or productive; fertile earth." Posts with the name Rodan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Roderick

Roderick Meaning and Origin The name Roderick is a boy’s name meaning “famous ruler” and is of Scandinavian origin. Introduced to England by Scandinavian settlers in the Danelaw from Germanic hrōd ‘fame’ and rīc ‘power’. Posts with the name Roderick: 100 Boy Names You...

Rodion

Rodion Meaning and Origin Rodion is a boy's name meaning "devotee of Hera" and is of Russian origin. From Greek, a short form of Hērodion. Posts with the name Rodion: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Rohmer

Rohmer Meaning and Origin Rohmer is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “pilgrim.”  Posts with the name Rohmer: Adorable German Names You Should Consider

Rolan

Rolan Meaning and Origin Rolan is a boy's name of Germanic origin meaning "famous landowner." Posts with the name Rolan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Roman

Roman is a Latin boy’s name meaning: “citizen of Rome”.

Romane

Romane Meaning and Origin Romane is a boy's name meaning "a Roman" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Romane: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Romeo

Romeo Meaning and Origin The name Romeo is a boy's name meaning "pilgrim to Rome" and is of Italian origin. Current Popularity: #377. Posts with the name Romeo: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 50 Cute Baby Boy Names We Cannot Get Enough of

Ronan

Ronan Meaning and Origin The name Ronan is a boy's name meaning "little seal" and is of Irish origin. Current Popularity: #269. Posts with the name Ronan: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Roscoe

Roscoe Meaning and Origin Roscoe is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “roe deer forest.” Originally a surname from a place in Northern England named with Old Norse rá ‘roe deer’ and skógr ‘wood, copse’. Posts with the name Roscoe: 100 Unique Names for Boys You...

Rosston

Rosston Meaning and Origin The name Rosston is a boy's name meaning "red" and is of Scottish origin. Traditional yet offbeat, this name is an easy one of our favorites. Posts with the name Rosston: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the Highlands

Rourke

Rourke Meaning and Origin Rourke is a boy's name meaning "illustrious and mighty" and is of Irish origin. Rourke fits well with the modern trend toward surnames-as-first-names, for those who are fans of the style. Posts with the name Rourke: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys...

Rowley

Rowley Meaning and Origin The name Rowley is a boy's name meaning "rough clearing" and is of English origin. From Old English rūh ‘rough, overgrown’ and lēah ‘wood, clearing’.  Posts with the name Rowley: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a...

Roy

Roy Meaning and Origin Roy is a boy's name meaning "red-haired" and is of Scottish origin. Current Popularity: #574. Posts with the name Roy: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Royston

Royston Meaning and Origin The name Royston is a boy's name meaning "settlement of Royce" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from a place in Hertfordshire, England. 

Rudiger

Rudiger Meaning and Origin The name Rudiger is a boy's name meaning "fame spear" and is of German origin. From Germanic hrōd ‘fame’ and gēr ‘spear’. Posts with the name Rudiger: Adorable German Names You Should Consider  

Rudo

Rudo Meaning and Origin The name Rudo is a boy's name meaning "love" and is of African Zimbabwean origin. Posts with the name Rudo: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Rudolf

Rudolf Meaning and Origin Rudolf is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “famous  wolf.” From the Germanic name, Hrodulf derived from hrod ‘fame’ and wulf  ‘wolf’.

Rudolph

Rudolph Meaning and Origin Rudolph is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “fame wolf.”  Posts with the name Rudolph: 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little Bundle of Joy

Rudyard

Rudyard Meaning and Origin The name Rudyard is a boy's name meaning "red guarded" and is of English via German origin. Posts with the name Rudyard: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Ruslan

Ruslan Meaning and Origin The name Ruslan is a boy's name meaning "lion" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Ruslan: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Ruston

Ruston Meaning and Origin Ruston is a boy's name of Old English origin meaning "Rust's estate." Posts with the name Ruston: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Rusty

Rusty Meaning and Origin The name Rusty is a boy’s name meaning “reddish-brown hair” and is of English origin. A nickname for someone with reddish-brown hair, from Old English rūst. Posts with the name Rusty: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Ryker

Ryker Meaning and Origin Ryker is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “rich.” Current Popularity: #148. Posts with the name Ryker: Adorable German Names You Should Consider

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