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Girl Names Starting with Re-

Re- baby names and what they mean, with 46 results. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity 48 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1.5%) and are now significantly less widespread (ADOPTION 0.7%, DOWN 53%), with names like Reba becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Remi (#177), Remy (#537), Renata (#505), Reina (#652) and Reyna (#611), while Reich (TOP 2%) and Reel (4%) are familiar Re- surnames. Here is the list of Re- names for boys.

Re- names

Rea - Reiko | Reilley - Resi | Reta - Reza

Rea - Reiko


Var. of Ria. Source fr. Danish word. Nickname of Maria or Victoria. Less used today. Rea was last listed in the 1930s in the Top 2000.

Rhea and variants

Reya, Rea2
Forms of Rhea. Derivative of Greek word. "Flowing." Reia is also a somewhat popular birth name.

Reanna and variants

Reanna, var. Reeanne, Reannon, Reanne, Reannah
Derivative of Welsh language. "Great queen, or goddess." Common. Compare Reanna with popular surnames Ravina (TOP 83%), Regna (61%), which also end with -na.

Aretha and variants

Retha, Reatha
Var. of Aretha. Source fr. Greek word. "Excellence; righteous." Reatha (TOP 61%) and Retha (25%) are commonplace as female names.

Reba and variants

Reba1, var. Reyba
Short form of Rebecca, made familiar .. Usage of Reba as a baby name has faded since the 1920s.

Riva and variants

Reva, Reevabel, Reeva, Ree1, Reba2
Var. of Riva. Based on Hebrew language. "To bind." Ree, Reeva and Reevabel are more unique as baby names among the variant forms of Riva.

Rebecca and variants

Rebecca, var. Revekka, Revekah, Reveka, Reeba, Rebeque, Ree2, Rebekke, Rebekkah, Rebekka, Rebekah, Rebekha, Rebeka, Rebeha, Rebecky, Rebeckah, Rebeckia, Rebecka, Rebecha, Rebeccka, Rebeccah, Rebeccea, Rebecah, Rebeca, Rebbie, Rebbecca, Rebbecka, Rebbeca, Rebba, Rebakah, Reba3
Origin fr. Hebrew language. "To bind." Reba (UPPER 49%), Rebecca (35%) and Ree (18%) occur often as surnames.

Var. of Roberta. Based on Old English, Old German languages. "Bright fame." Reberna and Reberza are creative forms.

Form of Rachel. Root fr. Hebrew word. "Ewe, female sheep." Unusual as a baby name, but Rechell is comparable to the more conventional Rochell. See also Richella.

Form of Radmilla. Origin fr. Slavic language. "Industrious for the people." Redmilla is a scarcely used feminine name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Re- names: Rea, Reagan, Reanna, Reatha, Reba

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Re- names: Rebbecca, Rebeca, Rebecca, Rebeccah, Rebecka

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Re- names: Rebeka, Rebekah, Rebekka, Rebekkah, Reece

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Re- names: Reena, Reese, Refugia, Regan, Regena

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Re- names: Regina, Regine, Reginia, Reina, Reine

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Re- names: Reita, Retha, Reva, Reya, Reyna

Reed, var. Reida, Reid, Reade, Read
Derivative of Old English language. "Red-haired." Reed, Reida, etc. are barely found as feminine names.


Form of Serena. Derived fr. Latin word. "Serene, calm." Less common today. Reena last appeared in the 1980s in the Top 2000. See also Renne.

Var. of Risa. Based on Latin language. "Laughter." Scarce as a children's name, but Reesa is similar to the more popular Reece. See also Reeva.

Reese and variants

Reese, var. Reece
Derived fr. Welsh. "Enthusiasm." Reece and forms were favored as baby names in 2012 and are almost as common now.

Rita and variants

Reita, Reeta
Forms of Rita. Stems fr. Spanish, Greek elements. "Pearl." Used somewhat widely as children's names, Reeta and Reita are comparable to the common Reda.

Rephayelle, Rephaela, Refella, Refaella
Var. of Raphaela. Derived fr. Hebrew. "God heals." Not Top 2000 names.


Derivative of Spanish, Latin elements. "Shelter." Adoption of Refugia grew 118 years ago.

Regan and variants

Regan1, var. Reghan, Reagan
Stems fr. Gaelic element. Usage of Regan as a girls' name has faded since 2001.

Regina and variants

Regina, var. Reyna, Rejine, Reinette, Reinetta, Reina, Reine, Reginna, Reginia, Reginette, Reggie, Regine, Reggi, Regena, Regeena, Regan2
Root fr. Latin. "Queen." Regina, Regan, Reina and Reyna were Top birth names in 2018.

Reiko, var. Rei
Stems fr. Japanese language. "Beautiful; lovely child." Rei appears regularly (UPPER 36%) as a surname.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Re- names for girls.

1. Rea - Reiko
Ria [Rea], Rhea [Rea, Reya], Reanna [Reanne, Reeanne, Reannon, Reannah], Aretha [Retha, Reatha], Reba [Reyba], Riva [Ree, Reva, Reba, Reeva, Reevabel], Rebecca [Ree, Reeba, Reveka, Revekka, Revekah, Rebeque, ..], Roberta [Reberta], Rachel [Rechell], Radmilla [Redmilla], Reed [Reid, Read, Reida, Reade], Serena [Reena], Risa [Reesa], Reese [Reece], Rita [Reita, Reeta], Raphaela [Refella, Rephaela, Refaella, Rephayelle], Refugia, Regan [Reghan, Reagan], Regina [Reyna, Reine, Reina, Rejine, Reinette, Reinetta, ..], Reiko [Rei]

Riley [Reilly, Reilley], Reina [Reyna, Reynelle, Reynalda, Reinette, Reinelle, Reinella], Raina [Reina, Reyna, Reyney], Rayna [Reyna, Reina], Ragnild [Renilde, Renilda, Reynilde, Reynilda, Reinheld], Rella, Rilla [Rella], Remedios, Ramona [Remona, Remonna], Remy [Remi, Remmy, Remie], Rena [Reene, Reena], Irene [Rena, Rene, Renie], Renata [Rennie, Rennay, Rennae, Renise, Renita, Renisa, ..], Rene [Reney, Renie, Rennie], Renee [Renny, Renne, Renie, Rennie, Renita, Renisha, ..], Ranae [Renee], Renita [Renyta, Reneeta], Renske, Reseda, Theresa [Resi, Rezi, Rezka]

Reta [Reda, Reeta, Reeda], Rhetta [Reta, Retta], Rubena [Reubina, Reubena], Rexanne [Rexine, Rexina, Rexetta, Rexella, Rexanne, Rexanna, ..], Rey, Reza

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