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What does Raham mean?

Raham Pronunciation of Raham [ra-ham] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Raham means "mercy, compassion". Raham is an alternate form of Racham (Hebrew).

Associated with: mercy (gracious).


Raham has 1 variant: Rahim.

1 more related form via Racham: Rachim.

Creative forms:
(male) Rafham, Ramham, ..

(female) Rada, Rala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raham Menachem (R.M.), ..

How popular is Raham?

Raham is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#147095 out of 150436, Top 98%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rahim is the only popular variation form of Raham (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Raham was more pronounced among parents 23 years ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rahim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raham and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Raham is alike in pronunciation to Raheem and Rahiem. Other recommended names are Adham, Baram, Graham, Isham, Karam, Latham, Nacham, Rafa, Rafal, Rahm, Raja, Rajah, Rajan, Ram, Rama, Rashad, Rashae, Rohan and Wadham. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raham.

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