Radiance name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Radiance mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Radiance

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Radiance means "The name means brightness, shining".
  2. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Radiance means "Shining bright of an object" and is of English origin.
  3. According to a user from Oklahoma, U.S., the name Radiance is of English origin and means "Glowing, Shining bright".
  4. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Radiance means "Light. Brightness".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
The quality of being radiant; brilliancy; effulgence; vivid brightness; as, the radiance of the sun.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  2. The amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  3. An attractive combination of good health and happiness ("the radiance of her countenance")

From Latin radiare + -ance

  1. The quality of being radiant, shining, bright or splendid.
  2. (physics) The flux of radiation emitted per unit solid angle in a given direction by a unit area of a source.

Fun Facts about the name Radiance

  • How Popular is the name Radiance? Radiance is the 24,794th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Radiance have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249 babies born with the first name Radiance in the United States. That's more than enough people named Radiance to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Radiance? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Radiance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Radiance is Friday, October 27th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Radiance born? The highest recorded use of the first name Radiance was in 1988 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Radiance: The name spelled backwards is Ecnaidar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Drceaina. How do you pronounce that?
  • Radiance name meaning

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