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Girl Names Starting with Ri-

Ri- baby names and what they mean, with 33 results. Ri- names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 0.5%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.4%, 13%), but with names like Rileigh falling out of fashion. Riley (#28), Ripley (#1228) and Rivka (#867) are three of the more trendy baby names here, while Riser (TOP 8%) and Riner (7%) are common Ri- last names. Here is the list of Ri- names for boys.

Ri- names

Ria - Rina | Rina - Riva

Ria - Rina

Ria and variants

Ria1, var. Rie
Stems fr. Danish. Nickname of Maria or Victoria. Adoption of Ria and Rie as baby names in 2018 was 100% less than the year before.

Form of Rhea. Based on Greek word. "Flowing." Riah is also a slightly favored girl's name. See also Rae.

Ryan and variants

Riayn, Rianne1, Rianna1, Riann, Riana1, Riane1, Rian
Forms of Ryan. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "King." Common, and Riann is comparable to popular last names Raimann (TOP 99%), Rann (25%), with the -ann suffix.

Rhiannon and variants

Rianon, Riannon, Rianne2, Rianna2, Riana2, Riane2
Var. of Rhiannon. Based on Welsh. "Great queen, or goddess." Uncommon. Riana, Riane, etc. are not found in the US Demographics.

Riane3, var. Rianne3, Rianna3, Riana3
Stems fr. Irish word. Feminine of Ryan .. Rianna has trended downward in favor as a baby name circa 2002.

Rebecca and variants

Rivy, Rivkah, Rivka, Rivi, Rivalee, Rivekka, Rivah, Riva, Ribecca
Var. of Rebecca. Root fr. Hebrew language. "To bind." Popular as children's names, Rivah, Ribecca, etc. sound like the conventional Reva.

Frederica and variants

Rikky1, Rikki1, Ricky1, Rickie1, Rica1, Ricki1
Var. of Frederica. Derivative of Old German word. "Peaceful ruler." Ricki (UPPER 74%), Rickie (86%) and Rikki (50%) are common feminine names, while Rica, Ricky and Rikky are uncommon.

Var. of Roderica. Root fr. Old German element. "Famous ruler." Rica, like the similar Ricca, exists more often as a surname. See also Risa.

Rica3, var. Riqua, Rikki2, Riki1, Rieka1, Rieca, Riecka, Ricky2, Rickie2, Ricki2, Ricca1
From Old Norse, Old German languages. "Complete ruler; peaceful ruler." Less used today. Ricki and Rikki were versions last found (1999) in the Top 2000.

Ricarda and variants

Ricarda, var. Richmalle, Richmal, Richina, Richilene, Richette, Richia, Richenza, Richenda, Richelle1, Richele, Richella, Richela, Richel, Richardyne, Richardette, Richardina, Richardene, Richardella, Richarda, Richanda
Origin fr. Old German word. "Powerful leader." Somewhat common as girls' names, Richel, Ricarda, etc. sound like the common Rachell.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Ria, Rian, Riana, Rianna, Richelle

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rikki, Rilee

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ri- names: Rileigh, Riley, Rilla, Rina, Rivka

Richelle and variants

Richelle2, var. Rikkie, Rikki3, Ricki3, Ricci, Ricca2
Derivative of American language. Feminine blend of Richard and Rachelle .. Ricca, Ricci and Rikkie are more unconventional as baby names among the variations of Richelle.

Rikky2, Rikki4, Rikke, Ricky3, Ricki4, Rickie3, Rickee
Forms of Erica. Derivative of Old Norse word. "Complete ruler." Less widespread today. Ricki and Rikki were forms last listed (1999) in the Top 2000.

Rickie4, var. Rikky3, Rikki5, Riki2, Rika, Ricky4, Ricquie, Ricki5
Based on Old German element. "Peaceful ruler." Rikki (TOP 50%), Ricki (74%) and Rickie (86%) are conventional as women's names, while Ricky, Ricquie, Rika, Riki and Rikky are rarely used.

Ricka, Rica4, Rieka2
Var. of Ulrica. Derived fr. Old German element. "Power of the wolf." Rieka, Rica and Ricka are rarely found as women's names, and Rica exists often (TOP 58%) as a surname.

Source fr. Arabic word. "Basil." Uncommon as a girls' name, but Rihana is similar to the more familiar Rana. See also Roana.

Riley and variants

Riley, var. Rileigh, Rilee
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Courageous." Prominent, with usage of 0.354% for Riley, Rilee, etc. as baby names in 2018, but lower than 0.37% a year ago.

Rilla and variants

Rilla, var. Rillette, Rilletta
Derivative of German element. "Small brook." Rilla has diminished in favor as a baby name since the 1880s.

Derived fr. Spanish, Arabic. "Rhyme, poetry; antelope." Not in Top 2000. See also Riona.

Origin fr. Arabic element. "Pomegranate." Rimona is sparsely used as a feminine name. See also Romana.

Rena and variants

Rinah, Rina
Forms of Rena. Derivative of Hebrew word. "Melody." Used somewhat widely as girls' names, Rina and Rinah are similar to the familiar Rana.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ria - Rina
Ria [Rie], Rhea [Ria], Ryan [Rian, Riayn, Riann, Riane, Riana, Rianne, Rianna], Rhiannon [Riane, Riana, Rianon, Rianne, Rianna, Riannon], Riane [Riana, Rianne, Rianna], Rebecca [Rivy, Rivi, Riva, Rivka, Rivah, Rivkah, Rivekka, Rivalee, ..], Frederica [Rica, Rikky, Rikki, Ricky, Ricki, Rickie], Roderica [Rica], Rica [Riki, Riqua, Rikki, Rieka, Rieca, Ricky, Riecka, Rickie, ..], Ricarda [Richia, Richmal, Richina, Richette, Richenza, Richenda, Richmalle, Richilene, ..], Richelle [Ricki, Rikki, Ricci, Ricca, Rikkie], Erica [Rikky, Rikki, Rikke, Ricky, Ricki, Rickie, Rickee], Rickie [Riki, Rika, Rikky, Rikki, Ricky, Ricki, Ricquie], Ulrica [Rica, Ricka, Rieka], Rihana, Riley [Rilee, Rileigh], Rilla [Rillette, Rilletta], Rima, Rimona, Rena [Rina, Rinah]

Irene [Rina], Katherine [Rina], Carina [Rina], Regina [Rina, Riona, Rionagh], Rinah [Rina], Riona [Rionna, Rionnah, Rionagh, Rionach, Rionnagh], Catherine [Riona], Ripley, Risa [Rise, Riesa], Rita [Riet, Rida, Ritta, Rieta], Margaret [Rita], Ritsa, Riva [Rivy, Rivi, Rivke, Rivka, Rifka, Rivkah, Rivalee]

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