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Baby boy names starting with the letter R

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Are you looking for unique and trendy baby names starting with R for your little son? Our list of boy baby names will help you with the task

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Baby Boy Names Starting With R

As parents welcome the newborn into the family, they face the challenging task of naming the child. But, choosing a modern and unique Indian name for the baby is not easy. Family members, friends and everyone around come up with their own suggestions, making the job tougher.

To help you out and make your job easier, we present a list of baby boy names that start with R, the eighteenth letter of the English alphabet. Browse through our list that includes unique Hindu, Christian and Muslim names, and choose the perfect name for your bundle of joy.

Etymology of the names: Etymology refers to the study of the origin and history of words. Most of the Indian names given here (except the pure Tamil names) have their roots in Sanskrit. Likewise, the Christian names have Biblical origin, and the Muslim names have Arabic or Persian origin.

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Tamil baby boy names starting with R

Ramanan - Delighting

Rathnam - Ruby; gem

Rajendran - King of kings

Telugu baby boy names starting with R

Revan - Horse rider; love; wonderful

Rudhvik - Compassionate; royal; Lord Shiva

Rajiv - Lotus flower

Rohit - First red rays of the sun; ornament; red; rainbow

Rajith - Object that gives light and never stops shining

Rutvik - Joy of life; goodness of life

Ranjeeth - Person who always wins

Kannada baby boy names starting with R

Rajath - Silver; copper

Rahesh - Victory

Rancha - Cheerful

Ranoji - Joyful

Rochak - Delicious; tasty

Rustom - Warrior

Rachvik - Glorious

Rakesha - Moon

Ramisha - White rose; peace

Ranvith - Joyous; happy

Revanna - Ambitious

Ruchith - Lovely; popular; famous person

Ragotham - Greatest of all

Ratnadeep - Gem of gems

Malayalam baby boy names starting with R

Ritul - Purity; talent; truth

Rejil - Loving; happy

Rojus - Light

Regil - Silvery

Rigin - Honest mentor

Remil - One with a sweet heart

Rijoy - Victory

Rathee - Chariot owner

Ridhay - Heart

Rinshi - A person who knows everything

Ridhin - Prosperity; success

Rohind - Born to love

Risvan - Light; Lord Shiva

Rangana - Fun-loving

Roshwin - Victory

Rasheek - Ray of light; connoisseur

Marathi baby boy names starting with R

Rajnesh - Prince

Raahi - Traveller

Rahul - Efficient; capable; smart; son of Goddess Durga

Rijul - Honest; innocent

Rudra - Name of Lord Shiva; mightiest of the mighty

Rishab - King; superior

Rachit - Creation; invention

Rajjak - Radiant; illumination

Rushabh - Superior; decoration

Bengali baby boy names starting with R

Ranak - King; warrior

Riyan - Heaven's door; Lord Vishnu; king

Rajdeep - Light of the kingdom; ruler of light

Rabindra - Early morning

Raunak - Beauty of nature; fame; happiness

Rajanya - Kingly

Rebanta - Son of Lord Surya

Rishaan - Good human being; spiritual

Ritupuran - Joyous

Hindi baby boy names starting with R

Ravish - Sun God

Ranveer - Winner; brave warrior

Rashmil - Ray of light; silken

Reyansh - Ray of light; part of the sun; Lord Vishnu

Ratnakar - Ocean; sea

Ruan - Soft; raising

Rahit - Fearless; Lord Krishna

Rijuk - Honest

Ranit - Joyful sound

Rijug - Arrow; going straight

Rudan - Sensitive; emotional

Rithik - From the heart; graceful; Arjuna

Rana - Joy; jewel; warrior

Ritan - Truthful

Rakesh - Moon; lord of the night; strength

Rijan - Sunshine; noble; popularity

Ravin - Sun; Indra

Renit - Lord of love; wonder; victory

Rohin - Blossom; climbing; a star

Christian (Biblical) baby boy names starting with R

Rejin - Master of all; king; extraordinary; precious

Rafael - Healer; God has healed

Richard - Brave one; powerful leader

Reuben - Behold, a son

Rex - King of the universe

Ravid - Ornament

Rehabiah - Extent of the Lord

Rehoboam - Who sets people free

Reuel - Shepherd; friend of God

English baby boy names starting with R

Robin - Singing bird; famed; without fear

Robert - Bright with fame

Reggie - Counsel power

Reed - Redhead

Ralph - Wolf counsel

Ryder - Messenger man

Rhys - Passionate; enthusiastic; stream

Rowan - Little redhead

Raleigh - From the roe deer meadow

Rudyard - From the rough enclosure

Muslim baby boy names starting with R

Rabi - Breeze; spring

Rafi - God has healed; comforter; a form of Raphael

Ryan - Little king; leader

Rafiq - Compassionate friend; gentle; kind; trustworthy

Rasha - Young gazelle

Rehan - Blessing from God; scented; the tree of heaven; sweet basil

Rihan - Heaven's entrance; morning; the king of kings

Riyaz - Garden of heaven

Rizan - Great king; noble

Ruhan - Spiritual

Raheem - God is compassionate; merciful; kind

Rashid - True faith; brave

Ruhaan - Spiritual; kind-hearted

Rahil - Guide

Hindu baby boy names starting with R

Ranish - Lord Shiva

Rushiv - Lord Shiva

Rakshan - Lord Shiva

Reeshik - Lord Shiva

Rhutvik - Lord Shiva

Rinkesh - Lord Shiva

Rudheer - Lord Shiva

Rudhvik - Lord Shiva

Rudhvin - Lord Shiva

Rushank - Lord Shiva

Rishidev - Lord Shiva

Ritanjay - Lord Shiva

Ruthresh - Lord Shiva

Rishvanth - Lord Shiva

Rishan - Lord Vishnu / Shiva

Reyan - Lord Vishnu

Rishir - Lord Vishnu

Rakulan - Lord Vishnu

Rangesh - Lord Vishnu

Rivansh - Lord Vishnu

Rahit - Lord Krishna

Rasesh - Lord Krishna

Radhesh - Lord Krishna

Revanath - Lord Krishna

Ramdev - Lord Rama

Raguvir - Lord Rama

Riyarth - Lord Brahma

Rayirth - Lord Brahma

Rudhav - Lord Ganesha

Rudranshu - Lord Hanuman; Part of Lord Shiva

Modern baby boy names starting with R

Roshan - Sun's rays; light; bright

Ratan - Precious stone; jewel; like a diamond

Trending baby boy names starting with R

Rohan - Ascending; healing; Lord Shiva

Rishi - Ray of light; kindness; saint

Traditional baby boy names starting with R

Raghavendra - A saint who is worshipped as God

Ramakrishnan - Avatar of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna

Ravichandran - The sun and moon conjoined

Ravishankar - Lord Shiva in the form of sun

With such a huge collection of names starting with R, your task of choosing the right name for your baby becomes a lot easier. Go ahead and give your little one a name that he will feel proud of, as he grows up.

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