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ETYMOLOGY: LITHUANIAN FIRST NAMES

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  • Radmantas [POST 286] (1) Lithuanian, short form Radys, Radžius; rad- (: Lithuanian words rad-o, ras-ti = found, find) and mant- (: Lithuanian mantus "sumanus" = intelligent, quick-witted; manta "turtas" = riches, wealth, property.
  • Raimondas [POST 101] (1) from French, short form Raimas, Raimis; from the French Raymond, which is from the Germanic [Teutonic] Raginmunt, see Raimundas.
  • Raimundas [POST 101] (1) Latinized Germanic, Short form Raimas, Raime; dialect Raimundas, Raimis Western Žemaičių from the Latinized Germanic Raymundus, which is from Germanic Raginmunt: olden time German Aukštaičių ragin ["lemtis" fate; destiny; fortune] + [munt] protector defender.
  • Ramūnas [POST 38] (1) Lithuanian, short form Ramas, Ramys; suffix -ūnas derivative from olden times [antiquity] shortened form Ramas, which is a first name with Ram-: Ramantas, Ramavydas, Ramvydas and more.
  • Ramnė [1] [POST 38] (2) Lithuanian,ramunė "field flower with white petals."
  • Ramūnė [2] [POST 38] 1) Lithuanian, short form Rama, Ramė from the male, Ramūnas (2) Lithuanian, ramune "field flower with white petals."
  • Rapolas [POST 236] (1) From Hebrew;dialect Rapolas Eastern Aukštaičių (Raguva);from Latinized Hebrew Raphael fromHebrew Refael -"dievas pagyde" [God has healed].
  • Rasa [POST 89] (4) Lithuanian; from olden times Lithuanian mythology's image Rasa, which had an expression Aušrines pasirodymas [morning star appearance] (: Lithuanian rasa " kaip Aušrines paberti karoliai ir perlai" like the twilight sprinkled with beads and pearls.) Rasos feast [holiday] had been celebrated in June. Lithuanian word rasa means dew.
  • Rasuolė [POST 89 ] (2) Lithuanian, short form Rasa; suffix -uolė derivative from Rasa.
  • Regina [POST 144](2) from Latin, short form Rega, Rege, Rena, Renė (olden time variation Reina), Gina, Ina; From the Latin Regina: Latin word regina "karalienė" [queen]
  • Rimantas [POST 286] (1) Lithuanian, short form Rimas; ri is from rim- (: Lithuanian words rim-ti, rim-o = be quiet, became quiet) and mant- [mantas means property]. (see Radmantas)
  • Rokas [POST 351] (2) From Latinized Germanic; dialect Rokus Aukštaičių [Dzūkų ]; Church Latin Rochus, which is the Latinized short form from the Germanic Rochwald; old German Aukštaičių word rohon "kautynių šauksmas" + waltan [battle cry + control]
  • Romualdas [POST 364] (1) From Germanic, shortform Romas,; dialect Romaldas; from Latinized Germanic Romualdus from the Germanic Romuald; Olden time German Aukštaičių hrom, hruom ,,garbe" + waltan ,,valdyti" [honor to govern]
  • * Rūta [POST 112] *1.Lithuanian:Lithuanian word rūta "garden flower" ["darželio gėlė"] 2. Hebrew: church Latin Ruth from Hebrew Ruth - "friend" ["draugė"] Asterisk * put in front of a name, shows, that this name has no verifiable historical source or not from a family name and not a name of a place it is a restored olden first name, but came into use not long ago [twentieth century]

    * Asterisk put in front of a name, shows, that this name has no verifiable historical source or not from a family name and not a name of a place it is a restored olden first name, but came into use not long ago [twentieth century]

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