715 Boy Names That Start With R

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We’re on the quest for the perfect boy name and we’re racing towards R. The 18th letter of the alphabet is a heavyweight when it comes to naming options, catering for those who like the popular, and those who are more ‘it’s noice, it’s different.’

Perhaps you’re interested in R because there are Rogers, Roberts or Richards in the family line and you want to pay homage to the letter. Or because you already have a little Ruby or Rowan and you’d like to keep siblings with the same initials.

Whatever your reason, we’re confident you can find the perfect name. With options like Rell, Rocco and Ranger there’s sure to be a moniker you haven’t seen before on any of the most popular baby names lists.

We asked our huge online community of half a million mums who shared the baby names that they felt were totally fab.

R boy names with a theme

You can find great inspiration from themes, and the letter R brings the goods. Some are nature-based without being obvious, others have a celebrity stamp of approval and some are places that conjure up memories.

Unique R names for boys

If you’re more into something like Riordan than Ryan, you’re in luck. Here are the most stand-out names starting with R for boys:

  • Rehurek
  • Ridgeleigh
  • Rodhlann
  • Ryzard
  • Rudiger
  • Roam
  • Rowdy

R surnames as first names

Sure they may be traditionally last names, but surnames as first names just make sense. It’s an instant way to give your son a name that’s stately and strong. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Raferty
  • Ralston
  • Rainer
  • Randall
  • Rawson
  • Rowland

R names for rev-heads

Motor-lovers, why not give your son a name that reflects the need for speed? Here are some revved up named starting with R:

  • Renault
  • Rover
  • Rav (for baby no. 4…get it, Rav 4? Okay, maybe not)
  • Royce
  • Racer
  • Ricardo

Iconic R boy names

With inspiration from screen to sports, will any of these R names make your hall of fame?

  • Rafa: after the tennis champ himself
  • Roald: a name inspired by books, after the famous children’s author
  • Rudolf: a bold Christmas inspired name
  • Radcliffe: For Harry Potter lovers
  • Robin: after Robin Williams
  • Robbie: after Robbie Williams
  • Russ: after Russell Crowe
  • Ricky: after Ricky Martin
  • Rocky: needs no introduction

Fashionable with a capital R

Give your little man the most fashionable name in town with one of these R offerings:

  • Ralph: after Ralph Lauren
  • Roberto: after Roberto Cavalli
  • Ray: after Ray Ban
  • Rochas: after the fashion label Rochas
  • Rodarte: after the fashion label Rodarte
  • Reem: after Reem Acra

Tasty names for boys that start with R

Other kidlets are called Milo, Brie, Cherry and Olive so why not let R get in on the action? Feast your eyes on some of these delicious names:

  • Rueben
  • Rye
  • Ramen
  • Romaine
  • Reese
  • Romano

Celebrity sons starting with R

 

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Office pick

 

Our favourite R boy name is: Ripley

 


More boy names that start with R

  1. Raashid
  2. Rab
  3. Rabbie
  4. Rabbit
  5. Racee
  6. Rachan
  7. Rad
  8. Radacek
  9. Radan
  10. Radbert
  11. Radcliff
  12. Radcliffe
  13. Radclyf
  14. Radclyffe
  15. Radd
  16. Radek
  17. Radferd
  18. Radford
  19. Radik
  20. Radko
  21. Radlea
  22. Radlee
  23. Radleigh
  24. Radley
  25. Radly
  26. Radman
  27. Radmond
  28. Radmund
  29. Radnor
  30. Radomér
  31. Radoslav
  32. Radouvsek
  33. Radovs
  34. Radwan
  35. Radwen
  36. Radwin
  37. Radwon
  38. Rae
  39. Raeburn
  40. Raeshon
  41. Rafa
  42. Rafael
  43. Rafaelle
  44. Rafaello
  45. Rafal
  46. Rafe
  47. Rafel
  48. Rafello
  49. Rafer
  50. Raferty
  51. Raff
  52. Raffaello
  53. Raffer
  54. Rafferty
  55. Raffi
  56. Raffy
  57. Rafi
  58. Ragab
  59. Ragan
  60. Raghan
  61. Raghnall
  62. Ragin
  63. Ragnar
  64. Rahn
  65. Rahnney
  66. Rahnny
  67. Rahotep
  68. Rahul
  69. Rai
  70. Raidon
  71. Raimee
  72. Raimund
  73. Raimundo
  74. Raimy
  75. Rain
  76. Rainart
  77. Raine
  78. Rainer
  79. Rainey
  80. Rainger
  81. Rainhard
  82. Rainhardt
  83. Raini
  84. Rainier
  85. Rains
  86. Raivata
  87. Raj
  88. Rajab
  89. Rajan
  90. Rajani
  91. Rajanikant
  92. Rajeev
  93. Rajendra
  94. Rajesh
  95. Rajiv
  96. Rakesh
  97. Raleigh
  98. Ralf
  99. Ralph
  100. Ralston
  101. Ram
  102. Ramadan
  103. Raman
  104. Ramanuja
  105. Rambures
  106. Ramero
  107. Ramesh
  108. Rami
  109. Ramirez
  110. Ramiro
  111. Ramm
  112. Ramon
  113. Ramsay
  114. Ramsey
  115. Ran
  116. Ranald
  117. Rance
  118. Rancel
  119. Rancell
  120. Rand
  121. Randahl
  122. Randal
  123. Randel
  124. Randell
  125. Randey
  126. Randie
  127. Randl
  128. Randle
  129. Randolf
  130. Randolph
  131. Randull
  132. Randy
  133. Ranen
  134. Raner
  135. Raney
  136. Ranger
  137. Ranjan
  138. Ranjeet
  139. Ranjit
  140. Rankin
  141. Ranold
  142. Ranon
  143. Ransden
  144. Ransel
  145. Ransell
  146. Ransford
  147. Ransleigh
  148. Ransley
  149. Ransly
  150. Ransom
  151. Ransome
  152. Ranson
  153. Rantidev
  154. Ranulf
  155. Raoul
  156. Raph
  157. Rapha
  158. Raphael
  159. Rase
  160. Rashaan
  161. Rasham
  162. Rashan
  163. Rashawn
  164. Rasheed
  165. Rasheid
  166. Rasheyd
  167. Rashid
  168. Rashne
  169. Rashon
  170. Rashone
  171. Rastus
  172. Ratchell
  173. Ratri
  174. Raul
  175. Rauth
  176. Rav
  177. Ravee
  178. Raven
  179. Ravey
  180. Ravi
  181. Ravid
  182. Ravindra
  183. Ravinger
  184. Ravinia
  185. Ravyen
  186. Rawdan
  187. Rawden
  188. Rawdin
  189. Rawdon
  190. Rawlee
  191. Rawleigh
  192. Rawley
  193. Rawli
  194. Rawlings
  195. Rawlins
  196. Rawls
  197. Rawly
  198. Rawson
  199. Ray
  200. Rayborn
  201. Raybourne
  202. Rayburn
  203. Rayburne
  204. Rayce
  205. Raydell
  206. Rayder
  207. Raydon
  208. Rayford
  209. Rayghun
  210. Raylen
  211. Raymon
  212. Raymond
  213. Raymund
  214. Raynard
  215. Rayne
  216. Raynell
  217. Rayner
  218. Raynor
  219. Rayshawn
  220. Raz
  221. Razi
  222. Raziel
  223. Reace
  224. Read
  225. Reade
  226. Reading
  227. Reagan
  228. Reagen
  229. Reamonn
  230. Rearden
  231. Reardon
  232. Reave
  233. Reco
  234. Red
  235. Redd
  236. Redding
  237. Redfield
  238. Redford
  239. Redgrave
  240. Redman
  241. Redmond
  242. Redmund
  243. Redwald
  244. Reece
  245. Reed
  246. Reede
  247. Reegen
  248. Reese
  249. Reeve
  250. Reeves
  251. Reg
  252. Regan
  253. Regen
  254. Regent
  255. Reggie
  256. Reggis
  257. Reggy
  258. Reginald
  259. Regino
  260. Regis
  261. Regnauld
  262. Regõ
  263. Rehak
  264. Rehan
  265. Rehor
  266. Rehorek
  267. Rehurek
  268. Rei
  269. Reid
  270. Reilly
  271. Reinald
  272. Reinart
  273. Reinhard
  274. Reinhardt
  275. Reinhart
  276. Reinhold
  277. Reinwald
  278. Reko
  279. Rembrandt
  280. Remee
  281. Remey
  282. Remi
  283. Remme
  284. Remmie
  285. Remmy
  286. Remus
  287. Remy
  288. Renald
  289. Renaldo
  290. Renale
  291. Renard
  292. Renato
  293. Renaud
  294. Rendor
  295. Rene
  296. Renee
  297. Renfred
  298. Renfrew
  299. Rennie
  300. Renny
  301. Renshaw
  302. Renton
  303. Reo
  304. Reshaun
  305. Reshawn
  306. Rett
  307. Reuben
  308. Reubin
  309. Reuby
  310. Reuel
  311. Reuven
  312. Rew
  313. Rex
  314. Rexer
  315. Rexford
  316. Rey
  317. Reye
  318. Reyes
  319. Reynaldo
  320. Reynart
  321. Reynaud
  322. Reyner
  323. Reynold
  324. Reynolds
  325. Reza
  326. Rezsõ
  327. Rhett
  328. Rhette
  329. Rhine
  330. Rhinehard
  331. Rhinehart
  332. Rhoades
  1. Rhodas
  2. Rhodes
  3. Rhyan
  4. Rhyne
  5. Rhys
  6. Rian
  7. Ricard
  8. Ricardo
  9. Rice
  10. Rich
  11. Richard
  12. Richardson
  13. Richart
  14. Richerd
  15. Richey
  16. Richman
  17. Richmond
  18. Rick
  19. Rickard
  20. Ricker
  21. Rickert
  22. Rickie
  23. Ricko
  24. Rickward
  25. Ricky
  26. Rico
  27. Riddley
  28. Rider
  29. Ridge
  30. Ridgeleigh
  31. Ridgeley
  32. Ridglea
  33. Ridglee
  34. Ridgleigh
  35. Ridgley
  36. Ridlea
  37. Ridleigh
  38. Ridley
  39. Ridly
  40. Riece
  41. Ries
  42. Rigbie
  43. Rigby
  44. Rigbye
  45. Rigel
  46. Rigg
  47. Rikard
  48. Rikin
  49. Rikkert
  50. Rikko
  51. Riko
  52. Riley
  53. Rimon
  54. Rinaldo
  55. Rinehart
  56. Rinfro
  57. Ring
  58. Ringling
  59. Ringo
  60. Rio
  61. Riobard
  62. Riocard
  63. Rion
  64. Riordan
  65. Rip
  66. Ripleigh
  67. Ripley
  68. Ris
  69. Rishab
  70. Rishi
  71. Rishley
  72. Rishon
  73. Rislea
  74. Rislee
  75. Risleigh
  76. Riston
  77. Ritch
  78. Ritchal
  79. Ritchel
  80. Ritchell
  81. Ritchi
  82. Ritchie
  83. Ritt
  84. Ritter
  85. Rivalen
  86. Rivan
  87. River
  88. Rivers
  89. Riyad
  90. Riyadh
  91. Riz
  92. Rizal
  93. Rizzy
  94. Roald
  95. Roam
  96. Roamey
  97. Roan
  98. Roarke
  99. Rob
  100. Robb
  101. Robbee
  102. Robben
  103. Robbi
  104. Robbie
  105. Robbins
  106. Robbon
  107. Robby
  108. Rober
  109. Robert
  110. Roberto
  111. Robertson
  112. Robey
  113. Robi
  114. Robin
  115. Robinson
  116. Robsen
  117. Robson
  118. Roc
  119. Roche
  120. Rochester
  121. Rocho
  122. Rock
  123. Rocker
  124. Rocklee
  125. Rockleigh
  126. Rockley
  127. Rockne
  128. Rockwell
  129. Rockwelle
  130. Rocky
  131. Rod
  132. Rodas
  133. Rodd
  134. Roddy
  135. Roden
  136. Roderich
  137. Roderick
  138. Rodger
  139. Rodgers
  140. Rodhlann
  141. Rodiger
  142. Rodman
  143. Rodmond
  144. Rodney
  145. Rodolfo
  146. Rodolphe
  147. Rodrick
  148. Rodrigo
  149. Rodrigue
  150. Roe
  151. Roebuck
  152. Rog
  153. Rogan
  154. Rogelio
  155. Roger
  156. Rogerio
  157. Rogers
  158. Rognvaldr
  159. Rohan
  160. Rohit
  161. Roi
  162. Roice
  163. Rok
  164. Roka
  165. Rokka
  166. Roklee
  167. Roko
  168. Rókus
  169. Roland
  170. Rolando
  171. Roldan
  172. Rolf
  173. Rolfee
  174. Rolfie
  175. Rolin
  176. Rolins
  177. Rollan
  178. Rolland
  179. Rollin
  180. Rollins
  181. Rollo
  182. Rolly
  183. Rolph
  184. Rolt
  185. Rolyn
  186. Roma
  187. Romain
  188. Roman
  189. Romano
  190. Romanos
  191. Rome
  192. Romeo
  193. Romula
  194. Romulos
  195. Romulus
  196. Ron
  197. Ronak
  198. Ronald
  199. Ronan
  200. Ronde
  201. Rondel
  202. Rondell
  203. Roni
  204. Ronin
  205. Ronnie
  206. Ronny
  207. Roon
  208. Roone
  209. Rooney
  210. Rooseveldt
  211. Roosevelt
  212. Rooster
  213. Roric
  214. Rorke
  215. Rory
  216. Rosco
  217. Roscoe
  218. Rosencrantz
  219. Rosevelt
  220. Roshan
  221. Roshaun
  222. RoShawn
  223. Roskie
  224. Rosko
  225. Roslin
  226. Rosling
  227. Ross
  228. Rossano
  229. Rosse
  230. Roswald
  231. Roswalt
  232. Roswel
  233. Roswell
  234. Roswelle
  235. Roth
  236. Rothe
  237. Rourke
  238. Rousse
  239. Rouvin
  240. Rowan
  241. Rowe
  242. Rowell
  243. Rowen
  244. Rowland
  245. Rowlea
  246. Rowlee
  247. Rowley
  248. Rowlie
  249. Rowly
  250. Rowson
  251. Rowtag
  252. Roy
  253. Royal
  254. Royale
  255. Royall
  256. Roye
  257. Royse
  258. Rozling
  259. Rozwell
  260. Ruaidhri
  261. Ruark
  262. Rube
  263. Ruben
  264. Rubert
  265. Rubin
  266. Ruchir
  267. Rudd
  268. Ruddy
  269. Rudeger
  270. Rudger
  271. Rudgyr
  272. Rudi
  273. Rudie
  274. Rudigar
  275. Rudiger
  276. Rudolf
  277. Rudolph
  278. Rudy
  279. Rudyard
  280. Rufe
  281. Ruff
  282. Rufford
  283. Rufus
  284. Rugby
  285. Ruge
  286. Rugerio
  287. Rugger
  288. Ruggerio
  289. Ruggiero
  290. Ruhollah
  291. Runako
  292. Rune
  293. Rupert
  294. Rupesh
  295. Ruphus
  296. Rurik
  297. Rush
  298. Rusk
  299. Ruskin
  300. Russ
  301. Russel
  302. Russell
  303. Rust
  304. Rusti
  305. Rusty
  306. Rutger
  307. Rutherford
  308. Rutherfurd
  309. Rutherfyrd
  310. Ruthren
  311. Ry
  312. Ryan
  313. Ryane
  314. Ryanne
  315. Rycroft
  316. Rydar
  317. Ryen
  318. Rygby
  319. Rylan
  320. Ryland
  321. Ryle
  322. Ryley
  323. Ryman
  324. Ryo
  325. Ryogi
  326. Ryoichi
  327. Ryoji
  328. Ryon
  329. Ryons
  330. Ryozo
  331. Rypley

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