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If you’re looking for R names for your baby girl, we’ve got hundreds—from classics like Ruth and Rachel to trendier names like Roxy, Rose, or Rhianna.
Rachel, the sister of Leah, was the second and favorite wife of Jacob, and mother to Joseph and Benjamin. Between 1983 and...
The Biblical Rebecca was the resourceful wife of Isaac and the mother of twins Jacob and Esau. Rebecca is also the title...
Ruth is a case-study in loyalty. The Old Testament Book of Ruth centers on a young, loyal Moabite woman who refused to desert...
Riley first became popular as a given name for boys but began establishing itself as a girl's name in 1990. The surname...
Renee is a French name that's probably only familiar to us thanks to actress Renee Zellweger. Despite the star association...
English: Doe; familiar form of Rachel or feminine form of Ray
English: Blend of Rose and Mary; also refers to the herb
Latin: Dew of the sea, referencing the common herb; also a blend of Rose and Mary
English: Bright with fame; an abbreviation of Robert that has become a unisex name, it''s also the name of a bird.
Spanish: Ewe; variant of Rachel
Greek: Pearl; a popular form of Margaret or Margarita
Persian: Dawn; In Edmund Rostand''s play Cyrano de Bergerac, Cyrano and Christian court the beautiful Roxanne.
Welsh: Great queen; In Welsh mythology, Rhiannon was the goddess of fertility and the moon. Stevie Nicks of the band Fleetwood Mac...
Spanish: Wise defender; feminine form of Ramon
Spanish: Rosary; refers to devotional prayers honoring the Virgin Mary
Teutonic: Sparkling fame
From the Shakespearean play As You Like It
This variation of Rhiannon has been around since the 90s, but it didn't start getting attention until pop star Rihanna burst...
Hebrew: Graceful rose
Ripley will always be associated with Alien heroine Ellen Ripley, considered to be one of the strongest female characters...
English: Blend of Rose and Anna
From the Shakespearean play Love's Labour's Lost and Romeo and Juliet
A hugely popular name in the UK, Ruby is making a comeback in the US, as well; July's deep red birthstone is a recent celeb-parent...
English: Raven, black bird
Irish: Little ruler
Author, Anne Rice named her beautiful leading character, Rowan, in Lasher (The Vampire Chronicles).