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  • Reality TV Baby Names

    Baby names from reality television shows, from the Kardashians to Teen Moms, are popping on the popularity charts. Among those hot right now as baby names are the following names of reality TV stars and their children.

  • Redhead Baby Names

    Expecting a little redhead? Here are some baby names that mean red or redhead.

  • Relaxed Baby Boy Names

    These are baby boy names that are casual, laid back and friendly.

  • Reptile Names

    Reptiles deserve great names just like any other kind of pet. Names for pet reptiles can be funny or cute, meaningful or silly. The names here can work for pet snakes, lizards, chameleons, iguanas, turtles, and, um, alligators, crocodiles, and dinosaurs. Names for your pet reptile that you might want to consider include the following names of famous reptiles, names that mean green, badass pet names, and popular names for reptiles.

  • Rock Star Baby Names

    These rock and roll baby names are sure to bring out the star in your little one. Inspired by the rockers themselves, or the subjects of their songs (Jude, Layla, and Roxanne for instance), these names are the most edgy, interesting, or relevant of the rock star choices.

  • Rocker and Rapper Kids' Names

    If you call yourself Ludacris or Slash or Flea, chances are you're not gonna name your kid Matthew or Martha or Mike. In fact, rock-and-roll and hip-hop musicians are probably the most imaginative (or outrageous, depending on your point of view) baby namers around, honoring their musical heroes (Thelonious, Lennon, Hendrix), using words as names (Million, Dream, Zeppelin), or just letting their fantasies fly. To wit:

  • Roman Names

    Roman Names are suddenly hot and fresh again as baby names, partly thanks to The Hunger Games, the futuristic book that featured Roman names for most of the male characters, partly because of the HBO series Rome, and also thanks to the classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird and its hero Atticus Finch. Roman baby names on today's roster include several familiar choices along with even more fascinating names yet to be revived.

  • Roman Names for Boys

    Names from Ancient Rome are enjoying a major style revival. Among the Roman choices for boys are the following, all at home in the modern world.

  • Roman Names for Girls

    Names from Ancient Rome are enjoying a major style revival. Among the Roman choices for girls are the following, all at home in the modern world.

  • Romantic Baby Names for Girls

    There has been an upturn in the use of romantic baby names for girls in recent years -- think Isabella and Sophia. Some of these romantic baby names are classic, some are popular, but we're also including several names here that are more unusual. Here's a list of girls' names that have a romantic image and feel.

  • Royal Baby Names

    Royal baby names are those used by royal families in recent years. The royal names here include those used by British royal parents as well as those from other countries throughout Europe, including Spain, the Netherlands, and Sweden. Many of the names of contemporary royal children have been used by royal families over the centuries, while some are newcomers to the royal name lexicon. Royal baby names include:

  • Royal Names for Boys

    Royal names for boys on this list are those used by the British royal family for over a thousand years. Among current royals, Charles, William, and George are the names of the male heirs to the throne. Other royal male names in use in the UK now include Andrew, Edward, Philip, and James. Some of the royal baby names for boys you might consider are:

  • Royal Names for Girls

    Royal baby names on this list come from those used by the British royal family over the centuries. Royal names for girls you might consider include:

  • Russian Baby Boy Names

    Russian baby names for boys from the Nameberry database include the choices here. Russian baby names are becoming more international, especially favored in Italy. From the point of view of the US, politics have a strong influence on the taste for Russian names for either gender. Russian names for girls may be more familiar than those for boys thanks to the international stardom of many Russian models. Here, a curated collection of Russian names for baby boys.

  • Russian Baby Girl Names

    Russian baby names for girls, long a style backwater, are coming into their own as a fashionable choice. Many of the top supermodels of recent years have been from Russia, Ukraine, and other parts of Eastern Europe and have imported their Russian names along with their willowy beauty. And a recent First Daughter had not one Russian name but two: Sasha Obama's nickname would usually be a short form in Russia for Alexandra, but her proper name was the classic Russian girls' name Natasha. On television, the show The Americans introduced US audiences to Keri Russell's character Elizabeth, whose original Russian name is the extremely exotic Nadezhda. Here are some of the most appealing Russian baby girl names.

  • Rustic Baby Names

    Rustic names with that down-home country feeling can be drawn from nature names, Western names, earthy names -- many different sources. Names we'd call rustic include both classic and unique baby names, from Levi to Leaf, Hazel to Huck. Think golden afternoons, winding country roads, worn fences and simple pleasures. If your preference is for plain-feeling, rustic choices, take a look at this list.