Celebrity Baby Names Starting With R
Revel in the rich repertoire of celebrity baby names radiating with R. From Rumi to Reign, these radiant names have rocked the red carpet.
In mid-June 2023, the professional dancing duo Peta Murgatroyd and Maks Chmerkovskiy announced the arrival of their son, whom they named Rio John.
"Rio", of Spanish and Portuguese origin, translates to "river," suggesting the flow of life, vibrancy, and a spirit of adventure. The middle name "John" is a classic choice with Hebrew origins, meaning "God is gracious."
Together, the name suggests a blend of dynamic energy and traditional values, mirroring the exciting yet grounded lifestyle of his parents.
Dancer Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy welcomed their son Rome Valentin on January 10, 2023.
Rome, an Italian place name representing the historic city, exudes a sense of strength and grandeur. Valentin, of Latin origin, means "strong, healthy", symbolizing strength and vitality.
Noor Alfallah and actor Al Pacino celebrated the birth of their son Roman on January 10, 2023. Roman, a Latin name, means "citizen of Rome" and conveys a sense of strength and history.
Reality TV personalities Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt welcomed their baby Ryker on November 17, 2022. Ryker is a Dutch name meaning "rich", signifying prosperity and success.
Actress Rebel Wilson and her partner Ramona Agruma named their daughter Royce Lillian Elizabeth on November 1, 2022.
Royce, an English name, means "son of the king", symbolizing nobility. Lillian, a Latin name, means "lily", a symbol of purity. Elizabeth, of Hebrew origin, means "God is my oath".
Model Brittany Bell and rapper Nick Cannon welcomed their child Rise Messiah on September 30, 2022.
Rise, an English word meaning "move upward", symbolizes hope and advancement. Messiah, a Hebrew term often associated with savior or liberator, adds a powerful and spiritual element.
Actress Shay Mitchell and her partner Matte Babel named their child Rome, born on June 3, 2022. Rome, the capital of Italy, is known for its rich history and culture, making the name a symbol of strength, grandeur, and tradition.
Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband James Matthews named their daughter Rose, born on June 1, 2022. Rose, an English name derived from the flower, symbolizes beauty and love.
Singer Rihanna and her partner A$AP Rocky named their baby RZA Athelston, born on May 13, 2022. RZA could be a nod to the renowned rapper and music producer, and Athelston is a unique English name meaning "noble stone".
Actors Lauren and Aaron Paul welcomed their baby boy Ryden Caspian on March 1, 2022.
The name Ryden, of English origin, means "horseman", while Caspian is inspired by the Caspian Sea, the world's largest inland body of water. Together, they hint at both earthly and maritime adventures.
Model Ashley Graham and her husband Justin Ervin welcomed twin boys, named Roman and Malachi, on January 7, 2022. Roman is a Latin name, meaning "from Rome" or "strong, powerful". Malachi is a Hebrew name meaning "my messenger" or "my angel".
Hannah Davis, a fashion model, and her husband, retired professional baseball player Derek Jeter, named their daughter River Rose, born on December 2, 2021.
The name River is of English origin, inspired by nature, and Rose is a traditional English name derived from the flower.
Actress Freida Pinto and photographer Cory Tran named their son Rumi-Ray, born on November 1, 2021.
Rumi is a name of Japanese origin meaning "beauty, flow, lapis lazuli", and was also the name of the famous 13th-century Persian poet. Ray is of English origin and means "beam of light".
Reality TV personalities Audrey and Jeremy Roloff announced the arrival of their son Radley Knight on October 8, 2021.
Radley is an English name meaning "red clearing", and Knight, also of English origin, is associated with chivalry and honor.
TV meteorologist Dylan Dreyer and cameraman Brian Fichera named their son Russell James, born on September 29, 2021. Russell is of French origin meaning "redhead, fox-colored", and James is an English name meaning "supplanter".
Stephanie Beatriz, known for her role in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' and her husband Brad Hoss welcomed their daughter Rosaline on August 16, 2021. The name is of English origin and is a variant of Rosalind, meaning "pretty rose."
Reality TV stars Lauren and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino became parents to Romeo Reign on May 26, 2021. Romeo is an Italian name famously associated with the romantic hero of Shakespeare's play, while Reign is a modern name symbolizing royal authority.
On May 8, 2021, singers Alexa and Carlos PenaVega welcomed their third child, a son named Rio Rey. Rio, a name of Spanish origin, means "river", while Rey is also Spanish and means "king". This combination forms a strong, naturalistic name with a touch of royalty.
Hairstylist Jen Atkin and photographer Mike Rosenthal welcomed their first child, a son named River Julién, on March 5, 2021. River is an English name that represents a flowing body of water, and Julién is a variant of Julian, which is of Latin origin and means "youthful, downy."
Actress Katharine McPhee and musician David Foster welcomed their first child together, a son named Rennie David, on February 24, 2021. The origins and meaning of the name Rennie are unclear, but David is of Hebrew origin and means "beloved."
TV host Morgan Stewart and musician Jordan McGraw welcomed their first child, a daughter named Row Renggli, on February 16, 2021. The origins and meaning of the name Row Renggli are unclear.
Singers Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara welcomed their first child, a son named Riley, on February 8, 2021. Riley is an Irish name meaning "courageous."
Actress Emma Roberts and actor Garrett Hedlund welcomed their first child, a son named Rhodes Robert, on December 27, 2020. Rhodes is a geographical surname of British origin, and Robert is a Germanic name meaning "bright fame."
Wrestlers Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins welcomed their first child, a daughter named Roux, on December 7, 2020. Roux is a French word that means "red."
Brittney Noell and rapper Logic welcomed their first child, a son named Robert Bryson III, also known as "Bobby", on December 7, 2020. Robert is a Germanic name that means "bright fame," Bryson is of English origin and means "son of Brice," and Bobby is a diminutive of Robert.
Model Nara Pellman and musician Lucky Blue Smith named their baby girl Rumble Honey, born on October 7, 2020. Rumble is an English word with a sense of motion and energy, while Honey is an English word name referring to the sweet substance.
Actors Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix named their first child, a boy, River, in memory of Phoenix's late brother. Born on September 27, 2020, his name carries a strong natural and emotional resonance.
Singer Teyana Taylor and NBA player Iman Shumpert welcomed their second daughter, Rue Rose, on September 6, 2020. Rue is a French name meaning "street," and Rose is a classic floral name.
Ripley Nightingale is the name given to the child of Kiley Casciano and Matthew Davis, born on March 31, 2020.
"Ripley" is an English surname that has gained popularity as a first name. It has connotations of strength, boldness,and adventure. "Nightingale" is a nature-inspired name derived from the bird known for its beautiful and melodious songs. It symbolizes beauty, grace, and creativity.
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden, on December 30, 2019, chose a unique and lyrical name for their daughter, Raddix Chloe Wildflower. The originality of Raddix, combined with the classic Chloe and nature-inspired Wildflower, paints a vibrant picture of individuality, beauty, and natural grace.
Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef embraced brevity and a touch of mystery when naming their child, born on October 29, 2019. Renn is a compact and distinct name that captures attention. Its origins are ambiguous, adding an air of intrigue to its meaning.
Kelsie and James Dupré named their daughter Rellie Evangeline on September 20, 2019. Rellie, a unique name paired with Evangeline, a Greek name meaning "bearer of good news," gives their daughter's name a uniqueness coupled with positivity.
On July 27, 2019, Courtney and Nikki Sixx named their daughter Ruby, a Latin name symbolizing the red gemstone. Ruby represents love, passion, courage, and emotion.
Sydney Leroux and Dom Dwyer welcomed their son Roux James on June 28, 2019. Roux, a French name meaning "red," combined with James, a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter," infuses their son's name with vibrancy and determination.
Jackie and Ryan Lewis welcomed their daughter, Ramona Rae, on June 12, 2019. Ramona, a Spanish name meaning "protecting hands," paired with Rae, a Hebrew name meaning "ewe," implies a sense of care and nurturing.
Abby Huntsman and Jeffrey Livingston became the proud parents of twins, William Jeffrey and Ruby Kate, on June 5, 2019.
William, a German name meaning "determined protector," shares his middle name with his father, Jeffrey, an English name meaning "pledge of peace." Ruby, a Latin name symbolizing the red gemstone, is paired with Kate, an English name meaning "pure."
Margo Price and Jeremy Ivey named their daughter Ramona Lynn on June 4, 2019. The name Ramona is of Spanish origin, meaning "protecting hands," while Lynn is an English name meaning "lake."
Tara and Allen Stone welcomed their son, Roody Rocket, on March 29, 2019. Roody is a variant of Rudy, a name of German origin meaning "famous wolf." Rocket, an English word name, connotes speed and innovation.
Camille and Jess Carson welcomed their daughter Rosalia Jean on March 27, 2019. Rosalia is a name of Spanish origin that means "rose." Jean is a name of Hebrew origin, meaning "God is gracious."
Kate Hudson and Danny Fujikawa named their daughter Rani Rose on October 2, 2018. Rani is a Hebrew name meaning "my joy," and Rose is a Latin name referring to the rose flower.
Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney named their son Rhys James on August 28, 2018. Rhys is a Welsh name meaning "enthusiasm," and James is a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter."
Crystal Renay and Ne-Yo named their son Roman Alexander-Raj on June 14, 2018. Roman is a Latin name meaning "citizen of Rome," Alexander is a Greek name meaning "defender of men," and Raj is a Sanskrit name meaning "ruler."
Actors Hilaria and Alec Baldwin named their son Romeo Alejandro David on May 17, 2018. Romeo is an Italian name meaning "pilgrim to Rome," Alejandro is a Spanish form of Alexander meaning "defender of men," and David is a Hebrew name meaning "beloved."
Actors Abby Ochse and AJ Buckley welcomed their twins Bodhi Robert and Ranger Joseph on March 5, 2018. Bodhi is a Sanskrit name meaning "awakening, enlightenment," Robert is a Germanic name meaning "bright fame," Ranger is an English occupational name, and Joseph is a Hebrew name meaning "he will add."
Country singers Rose Falcon and Rodney Atkins named their son Ryder Falcon on December 12, 2017. Ryder is an English name meaning "horseman," and Falcon is a bird name.
Actress Rose Byrne and actor Bobby Cannavale named their son Rafa on December 4, 2017. Rafa is a short form of the Hebrew name Raphael, meaning "God has healed."
Actor Matthew Morrison and his wife, Renee Puente, named their son Revel James Makai on October 22, 2017. Revel is an English word meaning "to take great pleasure," James is a Hebrew name meaning "supplanter," and Makai is a Hawaiian name meaning "towards the sea."
Musician Billy Joel and his wife, Alexis Roderick, named their daughter Remy Anne on October 22, 2017. Remy is a French name meaning "oarsman," and Anne is a Hebrew name meaning "grace."
NFL player Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha Steele, named their daughter Robinson True on June 20, 2017. Robinson is a traditionally male name of Old English origin meaning "son of Robert," while True is an English word often associated with honesty and sincerity.
Music superstars Beyoncé and Jay-Z named their twins Sir and Rumi on June 18, 2017.
Sir is a title of respect or a form of address for a knight or baronet in English tradition, often connoting nobility or importance. Rumi is a Japanese name meaning "beauty, flow," but it also references the 13th-century Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi, whose poetry is widely read and celebrated for its spiritual depth and beauty.
Golfer Dustin Johnson and his wife, model Paulina Gretzky, named their son River Jones on June 12, 2017. River is an English word referring to a large natural watercourse, often used as a name to signify peace and flow, and Jones is a Welsh surname meaning "John's son."
Musician Stephen Barker Liles and his wife, Jenna Kennedy, named their daughter Rayni Bell on June 8, 2017. Rayni could be a variant of Rainey, an English name meaning "counsel power," and Bell is an English name meaning "beautiful."
Country music artist Randy Rogers and his wife Chelsea named their daughter Rainey Ryan on May 15, 2017. Rainey is an English name meaning "counsel power," and Ryan is an Irish name meaning "little king."
Kristin Colby and musician Mikey Way named their daughter Rowan Louise on May 2, 2017. Rowan is an Irish and Scottish name referring to the rowan tree, often associated with protection and healing, and Louise is a French name meaning "renowned warrior."
Emilie Livingston, a former Olympic rhythmic gymnast, and actor Jeff Goldblum named their son River Joe on April 7, 2017. River symbolizes the flowing and ever-changing nature of life, and Joe is a diminutive of Joseph, meaning "God will add."
Actress Megan Hilty and Brian Gallagher named their son Ronan Laine, born on March 13, 2017. Ronan is an Irish name meaning "little seal" or "oath." Laine is a Finnish name meaning "wave" or "path."
Also on October 15, actress Lara Bingle and actor Sam Worthington named their son Racer. This English word represents speed and competition.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and his wife, Jools, named their son River Rocket on August 8, 2016. River, an English word, symbolizes flowing life, and Rocket, also an English word, signifies speed and ascending.
On the same day, musician Kris Allen and his wife Katy named their daughter Rose Elizabeth. Rose, a name of Latin origin, symbolizes love and beauty, and Elizabeth, of Hebrew origin, means "God is my oath."
Actress Jordana Brewster, known for the "Fast and Furious" series, and her husband Andrew Form named their son Rowan on June 9, 2016. Rowan, of Irish origin, signifies "little redhead."
Journalist Lisa Ling and oncologist Paul Song named their daughter Ray Ling on the same day. Ray, an English name, signifies "beam of light."
Supermodel Natalia Vodianova and Antoine Arnault named their son Roman on June 4, 2016. Roman, of Latin origin, signifies "citizen of Rome."
Sports broadcaster Jenn Brown and actor Wes Chatham named their son Rhett Jameson. Rhett, an English surname, means "advice," while Jameson, also English, means "son of James."
Singer Kelly Clarkson and her husband Brandon Blackstock named their son Remington Alexander on April 12, 2016. Remington, an English name, signifies "from the raven farm," and Alexander, of Greek origin, means "defender of mankind."
Chris Lucas and his wife Kaitlyn named their daughter Remi McKenna. Remi is a French name meaning "oarsman" or "remedy," while McKenna is of Irish origin and means "son of the handsome one."
Actress Rose Byrne and her partner Bobby Cannavale named their son Rocco Robin on February 1, 2016. Rocco, an Italian name, means "rest," while Robin, of English origin, is associated with the bird and means "bright fame."
Actress Lucy Liu named her son Rockwell Lloyd on August 27, 2015. Rockwell, of English origin, means "rock spring," and Lloyd, of Welsh origin, means "gray."
Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria named their son Rafael Thomas on June 17, 2015. Rafael, a name of Hebrew origin, means "God has healed," and Thomas, also of Hebrew origin, means "twin."
Actress Haylie Duff and her husband Matt Rosenberg named their daughter Ryan on May 11, 2015. Ryan, of Irish origin, means "little king."
Actor Sam Worthington and his wife Lara Bingle named their son Rocket Zot on March 24, 2015. Rocket is an English word, and Zot is an uncommon name of uncertain origin.
Actress Sara Gilbert and her wife Linda Perry named their son Rhodes Emilio on February 28, 2015. Rhodes, an English name, means "where roses grow," and Emilio, of Spanish origin, means "rival."
TV personality Kourtney Kardashian and her partner Scott Disick named their son Reign Aston on December 14, 2014. Reign, of English origin, refers to the period during which a sovereign rules, and Aston, of English origin, means "east town."
Actress Gaby Hoffmann and her partner Chris Dapkins named their daughter Rosemary on November 19, 2014. Rosemary, of Latin origin, refers to the rosemary plant.
Actress Scarlett Johansson and her husband Romain Dauriac named their daughter Rose Dorothy on August 30, 2014. Rose, of English origin, refers to the rose flower, and Dorothy, of Greek origin, means "gift of God."
NFL player Drew Brees and his wife Brittany named their daughter Rylen Judith on August 25, 2014. Rylen is a modern variation of Ryland and means "island meadow," and Judith, of Hebrew origin, means "woman from Judea" or "praised."
Singer Kelly Clarkson and her husband Brandon Blackstock named their daughter River Rose on June 12, 2014. River, of English origin, refers to a large stream of water, and Rose, of English origin, refers to the rose flower.
Rapper Lil Kim and her partner Mr. Papers named their daughter Royal Reign on June 9, 2014. Royal, of English origin, refers to a person of royal rank, and Reign, of English origin, refers to the period of a monarch's or leader's rule.
Actress Melissa George, known for her roles in TV series like "The Good Wife" and "Grey's Anatomy," and her partner Jean-David Blanc named their son Raphaël on February 6, 2014. Raphaël is a name of Hebrew origin that means "God has healed."
Actress Daniela Ruah, recognized for her role in "NCIS: Los Angeles," and her co-star Eric Christian Olsen named their son River Isaac Ruah on December 30, 2013. River, a nature name, symbolizes flow and peace. Isaac, a Hebrew name, means "he will laugh."
Princess Charlotte Casiraghi, the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco, and her partner Gad Elmaleh, a French-Moroccan comedian and actor, named their son Raphaël on December 17, 2013. As mentioned earlier, Raphaël is a name of Hebrew origin that means "God has healed."
Country music artist Lee Brice and his wife Sara Nanette Reeveley named their son Ryker Mobley on December 9, 2013. Ryker is a Danish name meaning "superior strength," and Mobley is an English surname.
Ruby Lane was born on November 16, 2013, to fitness trainers Heidi and Chris Powell. Ruby is a gemstone name symbolizing passion and protection, and Lane is an English name meaning "pathway."
Actress Erinn Bartlett and actor Oliver Hudson named their daughter Rio Laura on July 18, 2013. Rio is a Spanish/Portuguese name meaning "river," and Laura is a Latin name meaning "bay laurel."
Reality TV stars Molly and Jason Mesnick named their daughter Riley Anne on March 14, 2013. Riley is an English name meaning "rye clearing," and Anne is a French form of Anna, meaning "grace."
Reality TV star Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella named their daughter Rainbow Aurora on March 5, 2013. Rainbow is an English word name, and Aurora is a Latin name meaning "dawn."
Actress Dominique Geisendorff and actor Cam Gigandet named their son Rekker Radley on January 23, 2013. Rekker is a made up name that came from "wrecker." Radley is also an English name meaning "red clearing."
Hollywood power couple Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, Jr. chose a solid, strong name for their son: Rocky James, born on September 19, 2012.
Rocky, a name of Italian origin, traditionally means "rest", but in the modern context, it also signifies strength and perseverance. The middle name James, of Hebrew origin, means "supplanter", highlighting the essence of resilience.
Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson welcomed their daughter, Rosaline Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence, nicknamed "Luna", on July 15, 2012. Each name carries significant meaning and cultural influences, reflecting the family's diverse heritage.
Marley Shelton and Beau Flynn named their daughter Ruby Jeanne on May 1, 2012. Ruby is a precious gemstone name, and Jeanne is a variant of Jane, meaning "God is gracious".
Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson named their daughter Romy Hero on January 18, 2012. Romy is a German diminutive of Rosemary, meaning "dew of the sea", and Hero is a Greek mythological name.
Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Charlie Day welcomed their son, Russell Wallace, on December 15, 2011. Russell is a French name meaning "redhead, fox-colored", and Wallace is a Scottish name meaning "foreigner".
Niki Taylor and Burney Lamar named their son Rex Harrison on November 16, 2011. Rex is a Latin name meaning "king", and Harrison is an English name meaning "son of Harry".
Ana Ortiz and Noah Lebenzon also welcomed their son, Raphael, on the same day. Raphael is a Hebrew name meaning "God has healed".
Ashton Shepherd and Roland Cunningham named their daughter Raden Delilah on September 9, 2011. Raden is likely a creative spelling of Raiden and means "thunder god," and Delilah is a Hebrew name meaning "delicate".
Jacqui Ainsley and Guy Ritchie named their son Rafael on September 5, 2011. Rafael is a Hebrew name meaning "God has healed".
Jade Duell and Owen Wilson named their son Robert Ford on January 14, 2011. Robert is a German name meaning "bright fame", and Ford is an English name meaning "dweller at the ford".
Brittney Cade and Mike Dirnt named their daughter Ryan Ruby Mae. Ryan is an Irish name meaning "little king", Ruby is a Latin name referring to the ruby gemstone, and Mae is an English name referring to the month of May.
Stella McCartney and Alasdhair Willis named their daughter Reiley Dilys Stella on November 23, 2010. Reiley is a variant of Riley, an Irish name meaning "valiant", Dilys is a Welsh name meaning "genuine", and Stella is a Latin name meaning "star".
Tiffany Fallon and Joe Don Rooney named their daughter Raquel Blue on September 7, 2010. Raquel is a Spanish variant of Rachel, meaning "ewe", and Blue is an English name referring to the color.
Catherine Bell and Adam Beason named their son Ronan on August 21, 2010. Ronan is an Irish name meaning "little seal".
Bestselling author Sophie Kinsella, known for her "Shopaholic" series, and her husband Henry Wickham named their son Rex William Townley on April 15, 2010. Rex is a Latin name meaning "king", William is a Germanic name meaning "resolute protection", and Townley is an English surname.
Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh and director Noah Baumbach named their son Rohmer Emmanuel on March 17, 2010. Rohmer is possibly a homage to the French film director Eric Rohmer, while Emmanuel is a Hebrew name meaning "God is with us".
Television personality Jillian Barberie and her husband Grant Reynolds named their son Rocco Rio on January 11, 2010. Rocco is an Italian name meaning "rest", and Rio is a Spanish/Portuguese name meaning "river".