Randi, means "fair, wise judge; wolf shield". Uncommon. Randi (cf. Yechudi, Yehudi) uses the favored androgynous -di suffix. Unisex name.
Randolph▼, var. Randy, Ranolf, Randal▼, Ranulfo, Randolf, Randall▼, Randell▼, means "wolf shield". Popular as last names, and Randolph (top 1%) is similar to common -lph last names Bendolph (top 43%), Rolph (12%).
Randy, var. Randi, Randie, Randey. Randy is a Top 1000 baby name.
Ranger, var. Range, Rainger, means "forest guardian". Not in popularity charts.
Ranjit, var. Ranjeet, means "influenced by charm". Unusual, but Ranjit, Ranjeet are comparable to common Ra- last names Raji (upper 50%), Ramji (82%).
Rankin, var. Rankinn, Rankine, means "little shield; Son of Francis". Not Top 1000 names.
Ransford, means "raven ford". Uncommon. Ransford (cf. Halford, Rufford) ends with the common masculine -ford.
Ransley, var. Ransly, Ransleigh, means "raven meadow". Ransley, Ransleigh and Ransly were not among 2014's Top names.
Ransom▼, var. Ransome, means "warrior's shield". Common as surnames, and Ransom (top 1%), Ransome (11%) are similar to common Ran- surnames Rans (top 44%), Randow (50%).
Raoul, var. Rowl, Roul, Raul. Ranked in Top 1000.
Raphael, var. Rafe, Rafal, Ravel, Rafel, Rafael, Rafello, Raffael, Rafaelo, Rafaelle, Rafaello, .. 3 more, means "healing God". Prevalent. Raphael, Rafael, Raffael, like Cael, Pedael, end with the favored masculine-sounding -ael.
Rashad▼, var. Rashod, Rashaad, means "good judgment". Popular as last names. Compare Rashad (upper 26%) and popular -had surnames Prashad (upper 26%), Arshad (17%).
Rashid, var. Rasheyd, Rasheid, Rasheed▼, means "rightly guided". Common as surnames. Compare Rasheid, var. and common surnames Rashkin (top 83%), Rasho (60%), which also start with Ras-.
Rashaun, var. Rashae, Rashawn▼, Rashane, Rayshawn, Rayshaun. Less used today. Rashawn was the variation last recorded (2001) in the Top 1000.
Rasmus, means "to love". Unique. Rasmus, like Jeronimus, Hieronymus, uses the familiar masculine -mus ending.
Rastus. Seldom used as a boys' name. See also Rasmus.
Raul, var. Raoul. Popular. Raul, Raoul, like Saul, Poul, end with the favored masculine-sounding -ul.
Raven, var. Rayvin, Rayven, Ravinn. Less used today. Raven was the variant last appearing (2002) in the Top 1000.
Ravi, var. Ravee, means "sun". Ravi and Ravee were not among 2014's Top names.
Rawlins, var. Rawson, Rawlinson. Rawlins, Rawlinson and Rawson are seldom used as boys' names.
Ray▼, var. Rae, Rai, Raye, Reigh, Rayce, Raice, Raylen, Raydon, Rayder, Raynell, .. 1 more, means "protecting hands". Frequently used as birth names, Raice, Ray, etc. are comparable to the familiar Rich.
Rayburn, var. Rayborn, Raeborn, Raeburn, Rayburne, Raeborne, Raebourn, Raybourne, means "roe-deer brook". Rayburn (top 3%), Rayborn (9%), Raeburn (35%) and Raybourne (81%) exist frequently as last names.
Raymond▼, var. Ray▼, Ramon▼, Ramond, Ramone, Raemond, Rayment, Reymond, Raymund, Ramonde, Raimond, .. 9 more, means "protecting hands". Usage of Raymond, Raimond, etc. as boys' names in 2014 was down 7.1% compared to the previous year.
Raynor, var. Ray▼, Rane, Rayne, Raynar, Ragnar, Ranell, Rainer, Renier, Rainor, Rayner, .. 6 more, means "deciding warrior". Rare. Raynor, Rainor (cf. Gainor, Antenor) end with the common androgynous-sounding -nor.
Raziel, means "the Lord is my secret". Outside Top 1000.
Read, var. Reid, Reed, Reide, Reade, means "red". Read (cf. Dread, Fread) is a common -ead suffix last name.
Reading, var. Reiding, Reeding, Redding, means "son of the red-haired". Unusual. Redding, var., like Starling, Carling, use the common masculine-sounding -ing ending.
Redford, var. Redfurd, Radfurd, Radford, means "red ford". Uncommon as boys' names, but Radford, Redford, etc. are comparable to the more conventional Rayford.
Redley, var. Redly, Redlea, Radley, Redleigh, means "red meadow". Not in popularity charts.
Redman. Redman (upper 2%), like Redmann (upper 23%), Redden (2%), is a common Red- prefix surname. See also Redmond.
Redmond, var. Redmund, Radmund, Radmond. Radmond and variants were not among 2014's Top names.
Reece, var. Rhys, Rees, Rice, Reese, means "enthusiasm". Widely used as boys' names, Rees, Reece, etc. sound like the conventional Russ.
Reed, var. Reid, Read, Reyd, Reade, means "red". Reed and Reid are Top 1000 baby names.
Reeve, var. Reve, Reave, Reeves, Reeford, means "bailiff". Reeford and variants are rarely found as men's names.
Refugio, means "shelter". Not in Top 1000.
Regan, var. Regen, Reagen, Reagan▼. Uncommon. Regan (cf. Mohegan, Fegan) ends with the familiar masculine-sounding -egan.
Reginn, var. Regin. Unusual. Compare Reginn with common last names Shinn (top 3%), Mclinn (35%), which also end with -inn.
Reginald▼, var. Reg, Rene▼, Reggy, Regin, Ronald▼, Regino, Renato, Reggie▼, Renaud, Reinold, .. 26 more, means "ruler's advisor". Popular. Ronald, var., like Theobald, Bernhald, use the favored masculine-sounding -ald ending.
Regino. Uncommon. Regino, like Alejandrino, Argentino, uses the popular masculine -ino ending. See also Regin.
Regis▼, means "kingly". Remis (top 39%), Regin (73%) are common last names similar to Regis (top 8%). See also Reis.