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53 Modern Girl Names that Start with R (with Meanings!)

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Inside: Looking for girl names that start with R? You’ll love these modern names real moms are using from Rey to Ryn!

Give your baby girl an adorable and sweet R name like Raegen, Reese and Rory. These beautiful names are sure to stand out and are perfect for any mom and baby to be.

This post includes only the most modern R names out there, curated from the other baby name lists on my site. (No need to scroll through 100’s of names real moms would never use!)

So here are the best R names for girls with meanings and don’t forget girl names that start with P and girl names that start with Q.

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R Names for Girls

  1. Rae/Raye/Rey – English origin, Shortened form of Rachel
  2. Raegan/Reagan/Reagen – Irish origin, Little king
  3. Raelyn/Raelynn/Raylynn/Raylyn/Raelyne/Raylyne – American origin, Combination of Ray and Lyn
  4. Raidyn/Raiden/Rayden/Raydyn/Raeden/Raedyn – Japanese origin, God spirit
  5. Ramana – Sanskrit origin, Loveable, Charming
  6. Ramona – Spanish origin, Counsel protection
  7. Rayleigh – American origin, Combination of Ray and Leigh
  8. Rayne – American origin, Abundant blessings from above
  9. Rebekah – Hebrew origin, Snare
  10. Reese – Welsh origin, Passion, Enthusiasm
  11. Remedi – American origin, Cure
  12. Remi/Remie/Remy – French origin, Oarsman or Remedy
  13. Remington – English origin, From the ridge town
  14. Rena – Hebrew origin, Joy
  15. Renata – Italian origin, Reborn
  16. Renee – French origin, Reborn
  17. Rian – Irish origin, King
  18. Riannon “Aria” – Welsh origin, Great queen
  19. Riley/Ry’lee Jo/Rylee/Ryleigh/Rylie – Irish origin, Descendant of Roghallach
  20. Roma – Italian origin, From Rome, Italy
  21. Rome – Italian origin, From Rome, Italy
  22. Ronia – Scandinavian origin, Invented By Astrid Lindgren
  23. Rory – Irish origin, Red King
  24. Rosalie “Rosie” – French origin, Beautiful rose
  25. Rosalind – English origin, Pretty rose
  26. Rose – English origin, Rose flower
  27. Roselynn – English origin, Beautiful rose
  28. Rosemary – English origin, Herb
  29. Rowan/Rowen “Roe”/Rowyn/Rowynn – English origin, From the Rowan tree
  30. Rowena – English origin, Fame joy
  31. Roxanne – English origin, Dawn
  32. Ruby – English origin, Red gemstone
  33. Rue – English origin, Herb or shortened form of Ruth
  34. Ryah – Greek origin, To flow or River
  35. Ryn – Japanese origin, Lotus

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Your Turn

Which of these R names for girls are your favorite? Let me know in the comments!

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