The name Rihanna is a girl's name meaning "sweet basil". Rihanna and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
From the experts:
Rihanna, the name of the Barbados-born singer, whose birth name was Robyn Rihanna, attracted a fair number of parents for several years, but has now declined to Number 830. It has also generated several spelling variations.